Sri Jayanthi music festival in Chennai 17, 31 August

Chennai: Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha, GN Chetty Road, T Nagar will organise its tenth Sri Jayanthi music festival between 17 and 31 August in its premises.

A press release said, the sabha will honour vocalists V Shankaranarayanan, violinist BU Ganesh Prasad, mrudangam vidwan Mannarkoil J Balaji, Bharatanatyam exponent J Suryanarayanamurthy and theatre artiste Malathy Sampath with ‘Vani Kala Nipuna’ award with cash prizes during the festival.

The event is dedicated in memory of P Opul Reddy and P Gnanamba and celebrated in association with Indo National Limited, the release added.

Former Judge, Justice Prabha Sridevan, will inaugurate the festival on 17 August at 5.30 pm and Narada Gana Sabha, secretary, K Harishankar, will offer felicitations, the release added.

For details, contact 2815 2166.

NT Bureau