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A video tribute to vidwan Thirupoonthuruthy Venkatesan

Carnatic music vidwan Thirupoonthuruthy Venkatesan was best known for promoting the songs of Narayana Tirtha. He passed away recently. Watch this video tribute that traces his life and work.

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Celebrating Thyagaraja 250 in Mumbai

Sri Shanmukhanada Fine Arts and Sangeeta Sabha in Mumbai has been celebrating 250 years of saint Thyagaraja (marking his birth) with a series of concerts and related events at its auditorium in this city.

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Balasaraswati/Scripps Award for Sonal Mansingh

The Balasaraswati/Scripps Award Ceremony is an annual affair conducted by the Balasaraswati Institute of Performing Arts to recognise artistic excellence in the field of Indian Classical Dance. The ceremony, this year, is scheduled on May 20, 2017 at the  Music Academy, Chennai, at 6pm.

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Yet another Bhagavata Mela fest: Tamilnadu

The 77th Bhagavata Mela Nataka Mahotsav has just unfolded in this small town in Thanjavur, TamilNadu state.

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Workshop: Rare compositions of Dikshitar

Guruguhaamrta invites music students for a workshop on 'Rare Compositions of Muthuswami Dikshitar' on June 10 and 11, 2017 at Ananya Auditorium, Malleswaram, Bengaluru.

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Ananya Sangeethothsava and Awards; Bangalore

The annual Ananya Sangeethothsava Music Festival for 2017 and the presentation of awards to artistes and gurus is on in Bengaluru from May 10th to13th May, at 6 pm every day at Ananya Sabhangana 4th Main, Malleshwaram (concerts) and awards function at Seva sedan on May 14 morning.

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Kalakshetra looks for new director

The Government of India's Ministry of Culture has put out an advertisement to choose a new director for the Kalakshetra Foundation, the world renowned arts institution in Chennai.

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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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