The most awaited time of the year when pretty ladies and cute children are busy setting up their golu, exchanging betel leaves, betel nuts, coconuts, fruits, flowers, bangles, turmeric and kumkum is here! Children are excited to recite shlokas in friends’ houses, sing songs and eat sundal and sweets! To add to the festivity, here’s a compilation of renditions of the popular Navaratri krithis (composed by Swati Tirunal), Kamalamba Navavarna krithis (composed by Muthuswami Dikshithar), Meenakshi Navaratnamalika (composed by Shyama Shastri) and Sree Lalitha Sahasranamam, by legendary musicians.
Annual Music & Dance Festival on the compositions of Brahmasri Papanasam Sivan is to be held on 26th September 2014 at Naradha Gana Sabha Main Hall with a special Inauguration concert by Sri.T.M.Krishna, 27 – 29 Sep at Naradha gana sabha mini hall, 30th Sep 2014 at Bharathiya vidya bhavan, Mylapore and 01st Oct 2014 at Naradha gana sabha mini hall.
All are welcome.
Shanthi Arts Foundation and Endowments (SAFE) is organizing a ten day music festival at Ragasudha hall, Chennai. The festival starts on Sunday 5th October and ends on
Wednesday 15th October, 2014. Senior artists from various parts of South India will
perform after the youth’s concert every day. Every veteran artist is felicitated before the start of their concert by SAFE.
Mylapore Fine Arts Club, Chennai is conducting music competitions for the year.
Age group – Above 10 upto 15 years – Junior, Above 15 upto 20 years – Senior
Application forms will be issued from Sept 22, 2014
|Oct 05, 2014 – 9AM||Veena,Violin & Flute. – 2pm. Mridangam & Kanjira|
|Oct 12, 2014 – 9AM||Sri Thiagaraja Krithis|
|Oct 19, 2014 – 9AM||Sri Muthuswami Dikshithar Krithis & Sri Shyama Sastri Krithis|
|Oct 26, 2014 – 9AM||Sri Swathi Thirunal Krithis & Sri E.S. Sankara narayana Iyer Krithis|
|Nov 02, 2014 – 9AM||Sri Purandara Dasar Krithis & Sri Oothukadu Venkatakavi Krithis|
|Nov 09, 2014 – 9AM||Sri Papanasam Sivan Krithis & Thirupugazh|
|Nov 16, 2014 – 9AM||Swaram & Neraval (Only 1st and 2nd prize winners of the above competitions will be eligible to participate in this competition)|
Contact: 45, Musiri Subramaniam Road, Mylapore, Chennai 600 004,
Phone 044-2499 7755