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NEWS - Archive January 2013
Vilangudi Bhajan festival attracts legends in the field
CHENNAI, January 17: Namasankeerthanam has turned a popular Bhakthi programme in urban centres in recent years with increasing number of devotees attending Bhajan performance by leading Bhagavathas.
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute invites application for Meena Srinivasan Memorial Award
CHENNAI, January 17: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute has announced a one-time grant initiative named ``Meena Srinivasan Memorial Award’’ (MSMA) for emerging Indian artistes performing in the areas of Carnatic music.
TAPAS honour for O.S. Thyagarajan
CHENNAI, January 09: TAPAS Cultural Foundation will confer the title “Vidhya Tapasvi” on Carnatic vocalist O S Thyagarajan and dancer Smt. Gopika Varma for their extra-ordinary contributions towards bhakthi-oriented traditional sangeetham and natyam, respectively.
Rukmini Fellowship Award for Dhananjayans
CHENNAI, January 07: Dance couple Dhananjayans have been chosen for the Rukmini Fellowship Award 2013.
Over 100 school students to present mikeless kutcheri in the park
CHENNAI, January 06: Over 100 school children aged below 15 years will present mikeless kutcheri in the park at the chess square of the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore next week between 10th and 13th January, 2013.
Lasyatarangini joins hand with Alliance Francaise to host Samavesh II
CHENNAI, January 04: In continuation of Samavesh 2011, Lasyatarangini, an online forum for Mohiniyattam, in tandem with Alliance Francaise of Madras, is organising yet another event. Samavesh II will begin here from January 7 and last till January 13.
Violinist M.S. Gopalakrishnan is no more
CHENNAI, January 03: We regret to announce the demise of senior violinist M.S. Gopalakrishnan. He passed away in the early hours of this morning. He was 82.