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Tribute to dance guru Neila Sathyalingam; at Kalakshetra

Kalakshetra Foundation and Nrithyodaya are jointly organising a condolence meeting as a tribute to the Bharatanatyam dance guru based in Singapore, Neila Sathyalingam who passed away peacefully on the 9th of March 2017 in Singapore.

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Thirupoonthuruthy V. Venkatesan passes away; fervently promoted Narayana Tirtha's works

One of Carnatic music's passionate and dedicated promoters, Thirupoonthuruthy V. Venkatesan passed away early on Sunday at his home in Chennai.

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Bharatanatyam Artistes Assn. annual day

Association of Bharatanatyam Artistes of India - ABHAI - is celebrating its 30th annual day in the presence of Dr. Yamini Krishnamurti, Indira Rajan, Dr M. S. Swaminathan and its president, Chitra Visweswaran on May 1.

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The big Cleveland Aradhana festival is on in USA

The annual Cleveland Aradhana festival, the biggest fest in the USA for Indian classical music and dance begins on April 12 and goes on till April 23, with a string of concerts by artistes from India and the USA, besides many themed concerts besides album/book releases and awards events.

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Book: ‘Compositions of Sangita Kalanidhi Dr. S. Ramanathan’

In commemoration of the centenary of Dr S. Ramanathan,  a book entitled, ‘Compositions of Sangita Kalanidhi Dr S. Ramanathan’, compiled by R.Banumathy, daughter and disciple of Dr. Ramanathan, was soft-launched in Singapore on March 18, 2017.

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Nominations Invited for Kalasagar award 2017

Kalasagar will be celebrating the 93rd birth anniversary of its founder, Kalamandalam Krishnankutty Poduval, on May 28.

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Aradhana of Sri Narayana Tirtha at Thirupoonthuruthy

The 271st Aradhana of Sri Narayana Tirtha will be held from March 3 to 5, 2017 at the holy brindavanam, where the saint composer took his jeeva samadhi on a Maasi Sukla Ashtami day.

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Remembering Rukmini at Kalakshetra Chennai

Remembering Rukmini Devi Festival is annual event at this legendary arts campus in Chennai that celebrates its legendary founder-artiste, Rukmini Devi.

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Remembering 'Mandolin' U. Srinivas; Chennai

Gurusmruti Devotionally invites you for "Srinivasam Bhajeham" Birthday Celebrations of the mandolin maestro U. Srinivas on Feb 28 at 6.30 pm, Narada Gana Sabha, Chennai.

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Sea, ghats, farms and music and dance

The flavours of a music and dance festival hosted in a village set inside a valley are unique. Gunavante is small, lies some 18 kms from the town of Honnavar in Uttara Karnataka. The mighty Sharavathi river, fed in these drought times by the surging sea is to its north and the Western Ghats are to its east.

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