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