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TAPAS honour for O.S. Thyagarajan
CHENNAI, January 9: 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.

It will also confer the title “Pravachana Tapasvi” on Embar Kasturi for his contribution towards devotional discourses.

“Sangeetha Bhakthi Prachara Samman” title will go to eminent musicians Kalakkad Thyagarajan, Kalakkad Srinivasan, P B Srirangachari, B Umashankar, K M Balamuralikrishna and Girija Hariharan.

“Natya Bhakthi Prachara Samman” title will be conferred on dance exponents Shobhana Balachandra, Lakshmi Ramaswamy, Suryanaranayanamurthy, Induvadana Malli, Priya Murale, Kavitha Ramu, Mahalakshmi Ashwin and Radhika Vairavel.

These titles will be presented at a function being organized on January 14, 2013. It will be held at Tapovan Auditorium, Chinmaya Heritage Centre, Harrington Road, Chetput, Chennai, says a release.