- Music Academy will confer the title, Sangita Kala Acharya, on Guru Sarada Hoffman. The award will be conferred at the Sadas on January 1, 2009.
- Bharatanatya Manjari, an endowment in memory of K. Chandrasekharan, former vice president of the Music Academy, lawyer, scholar and art lover. The programme will feature the bharatanatyam recital of Lavanya Ananth, trained in the Vazhuvur style by Rajarathnam Pillai and K. J. Sarasa. Organised by The Music Academy, the programme will take place on August 22, 6.30 p.m. at its TTK auditorium.
Lalitha Kala Vedika :
Lalitha Kala Vedika celebrates its 13th anniversary at R.K.Swamy Auditorium, Sivaswami Kalalaya School, 5, Sundareswarar Street, Mylapore, on August 26 and 27, 6 p.m.
On August 27, Lalitha Kala Vedika Gold Medal will be presented to Sudharani Raghupathi and the cash award in memory of the founder B.Lalitha Ratnam, will be presented to K.J.Sarasa.
C.K.Gariyali I.A.S, will present the medals.
Lakshmi Viswanathan and Nandini Ramani felicitate.
This will be followed by Bhargavi Gopalan’s Bharatanatyam recital. For more details call 2493 8559.
Music Connoisseurs Club :
Music Connoisseurs Club will celebrate August Kalaivizha with Bharatanatyam recitals from 26 to 29, at 5.45 p.m and at 7.30 p.m., at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, East Mada St., Mylapore.
On 31, the venue is Narada Gana Sabha mini hall (7.30 p.m.).