Admission deadline for distance BFA/MFA in Bharathanatyam from Sastra University

To see flyer- click AdforBharathanatiyam Shanmugha college of Engineering established in 1984 and renamed as SASTRA has become a university in April 2001.SASTRA offers various courses in Engineering, Sciences, Management […]

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Melattur Bhagavatha Mela 2009

Melattur Bhagavatha Mela 2009 will be held between the 22nd and 30th of May. To know more about Melattur Bhagavatha Mela read earlier post at https://sangeethas.wordpress.com/2008/05/15/melattur-bhagavatha-mela/ Following are the details […]

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A Thesis Titled “Development of sadir in the court of Raja Serfoji-II (1798-1832) of Tanjore”

Here is a detailed  PhD. Thesis titled “ Development of sadir in the court of Raja Serfoji-II (1798-1832) of Tanjore” submitted to the University of Hyderabad by Radhika V.S, under […]

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Lakshmi Viswanathan’s book release

Chronicling a lost heritage Lakshmi Viswanathan’s book on the devadasis captures the spirit of a bygone era . The very title is evocative — “Women of Pride-The Devadasi Heritage”. Dance […]

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Clarinet an accompaniment for the Chinna Melam?

Chinna (Tamil for small) melam or the “small band” was a dance performance accompanied by small instruments like mridangam, sruthi, etc . It is supposed to have been the precursor […]

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Dance in Early Tamil Literature- a reading

Compiled from the writings of Mr. Rajendra Kumar “It is a well – known fact that Tamizh language is one of the oldest languages in the world. Not only is […]

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