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NEWS - Archive November 2014
Spread art and teach culture to Gen Next: Actress Suhasini
CHENNAI, November 30: Art is the only solution to end the culture of violence that is enveloping the countries across the globe. Asserting this, Ms. Suhasini Maniratnam, an actress of considerable fame and name in the world of Tamil cinema, called upon everybody to teach culture to the Gen Next. »
Karthik Fine Arts to honour Saketharaman with Isai Peroli title
CHENNAI, November 29: Karthik Fine Arts(KFA) is set to commence its 40th annual art festival on December 1. The inauguration will be at 6.p.m. It will be held at Narada Gana Sabha. »
Sridevi Nrithyalaya to presents dance-drama Sivamayam
CHENNAI, November 29: Sridevi Nrithyalaya, in association with Karthik Fine Arts, will present its 10th dance- drama “Sivamayam”, choreographed by Sheela Unnikrishnan, on the evening of Dec 5. »
Laya Lavanya awards
CHENNAI, November 29: Laya Lavanya Fine Arts Foundation is organizing an event at Smt. Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium to honour senior and upcoming musicians on December 1, 2014 at 6.15 p.m. »
Tarangam music festival begins on December 5
CHENNAI, November 29: Sri Narayana Tirtha Swamigal Trust of Thirupoonthuruthy (Phone: 2493 6671) will inaugurate its 19th Namasankirtan Tarangam Music Festival of Narayana Tirtha on December 5, 2014. »
New season greets Bombay Jayashri, Veena Gayathri with life-time awards
CHENNAI, November 28: Veena Gayathri and Bombay Jayashri were given the life-time achievement awards by Bharatiya vidya bhavan here on November 21. »
CITI-NCPA to present Aadi Anant festival in Chennai
CHENNAI, November 28: CITI-NCPA (National Centre Performing Arts) is celebrating the fourth edition Aadi Anant festival to foster the Guru-shisya tradition. »
Devotional songs recital
CHENNAI, November 28: Sarvani Sangeetha Sabha Trust is organizing a recital of devotional songs of Tarigonda Vengamamba by K.P.Nandini and G.Vishnu Priya on the evening of December 1. »
Bharat Kalachar Marghazhi music festival to begin on November 28
CHENNAI, November 28: Bharat Kalachar will honour a host of artistes on November 30 as its kick-starts the 28th Margazhi music festival. The festival willl continue till January 16, 2015. It will be held at the YGP Auditorium, 17, Tirumalai Road, T.Nagar, Chennai. »
Bhagavad Gita contest
CHENNAI, November 28: The Egmore Samskrt School will conduct a competition on Bhagavad Gita recitation for students and others on January 25 and 26. »
Devotional Thirukalyanam
CHENNAI, November 28: Lord Srinivasa Kalyana Mahotsavam will be conducted at Narada Gana Sabha on November 30 between 5 and 8 p.m. to raise funds for the reconstruction of the chariot of Sri Varadaraja Perumal temple at Mela Veeraraghavapuram. »
Group dance on Thanjai Naalvar
CHENNAI, November 28: Babanjali troupe will present a dance show on Thanjai Naalvar on Nov 30. »
Kathak recital
CHENNAI, November 28: Chitra Arvind, artistic director of Rhythmotion of Begaluru, will present a Kathak recital titled “Kathak Dhara” for Bharat Kalachar. »
TAPAS Cultural Foundation to honour Veena R. Parthasarathy and
Narthaki Nataraj

CHENNAI, November 26: TAPAS Cultural Foundation will honour Veena R. Parthasarathy and danseuse Narthaki Nataraj with the title “VIDHYA TAPASVI” for their selfless service towards bhakthi-oriented traditional fine arts. »
Sri Sumukhi Rajasekharan Memorial Foundation to hold competition for kids
CHENNAI, November 25: Sri Sumukhi Rajasekharan Memorial Foundation is celebrating the 13th year Margazhi Bala Utsavam, a Chennai event. »
Kathak danseuse Sitara Devi is no more
MUMBAI, November 25: We regret to announce that eminent Kathak danseuse Sitara Devi is no more. She passed away early on Tuesday at Jaslok hospital here. »
Sri Purandaradaasar Trust to hold vocal music competition
CHENNAI, November 21: Sri Purandaradaasar Trust is planning to conduct a vocal music competition for participants across three categories - sub-junior (7-10 years of age), junior (11-15 years) and senior (16-22 years). »
Music Academy lec-dem schedule
CHENNAI, November 21: Like every season, this time, too, The Music Academy has listed an array of speakers for its morning academic session during the December music season. »
Mridangam maker C.Varadan honoured
CHENNAI, November 18: C.Varadan, who makes Mridangam, has been honoured here last Sunday. The award, instituted by Parivadini, is intended to honour makers of musical instruments. »
Life-time achievement award for Bombay Jayashri and Veena Gayathri
CHENNAI, November 18: The annual cultural festival of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan will get under way here on November 21. It will go on till December 12, It will be inaugurated by Justice Mr. Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Chief Justice of the Madras High Court. »
Sangeetha Lakshana Praveena title for S.R. Janakiraman
CHENNAI, November 18: Prof. S. R. Janakiraman, well known for his lec-dems in Carnatic music and unique presentation style, will be honoured with P.K. Rajagopala Iyer Memorial Award and Sangeetha Lakshana Praveena title by the family of K.V. Ponnammal and Karnatic Music Forum. »
Multi-media presentation of Nagasvaram
CHENNAI, November 17: Under a production grant supported by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Violinist Dr M Lalitha has been presenting a series on `musical instruments in divinity,’ a thematic multi-media presentation featuring different instruments each month. »
Naada Inbam concert series under way in Chennai
CHENNAI, November 16: The annual concert series of Naada Inbam is currently under way, and will last till November 19, 2014. It is being held at the Raga Sudha Hall, Luz. On November 17, there will be a concert of Maalavika at 4 p.m. »
Suswaraa Trust honours Radhika Shurajith
CHENNAI, November 16: Suswaraa Trust has conferred “Sangita Kala Jyothi” title on Anayampatti Ganesan and Radhika Shurajith. It has also honoured R.S.Jayalakshmi with Jnana Saraswatipeeth Purskar award. »
Music competition on Oothukkadu Kavi
CHENNAI, November 16: Chennai Fine Arts is organising a music competition on Oothukkadu Kavi Kritis on November 25 at Krishna Mandiram, 19/1, Canal Road, Kamarajar Nagar, Tiruvanmiyur. »
Chennai gets ready for music festival
CHENNAI, November 15: The Music Academy, the Mecca of Carnatic music, sports a festive look every year during the month of December. Concerts usually are held at the TTK Auditorium. Musicians and music buffs from all over the world make a beeline for Chennai to witness the grand festival. »