Honour for Carnatic vocalist Vijay Siva

Vocalist Vijay Siva will be conferred with Sangeetha Kala Sikhamani at the inauguration of the annual music conference and festival of Indian Fine Arts Society at Ethiraja Kalyana Mandapam, Alwarpet on 16 December (4.25 pm).

Managing director and CEO, Indian Bank, R A Sankara Narayanan will inaugurate the festival. Natya Kala Sikhamani title will be conferred on danseuse Thiruvidaimarudur Kalyanasundaram.

Dr Umalyalpuram K Shivaraman Award will be presented to Madirimangalam S Swaminathan (Mridangam).

GNB Award will be given to Charumathi Ramachandran. Kathadi S Ramamurthy will be conferred with Nataka Kala Sikhamani title.

M BHARAT KUMAR