SRI RAMA LALITHA KALA MANDIRA of Bangalore presents G.Vedantha Iyengar Memorial Award (Educationist and founder of Sri Rama Lalith Kala Mandira) which consists of “Sangeetha Vedantha Dhurneea” (with a cash purse of one lakh rupees and a silver medal) to Prof. R. Visweswaran on Nov.24.
The award is to be presented by Sri Sri Yadugiri Yathiraja Narayana Ramanuja Jeeyar of
Sri Yadugiri Yathiraja Mutt, Melkote.
At K Vasudevacharya Bhavana, Jhansi Lakshmibai Road, Mysore. The 'Lalitha Kala Suma Awards' - with a cash purse of Rs.10,000 to 32 senior artistes from Mysore will also be presented at this event.
The honours will be presented by Dr. Sarvamangala Shankar, Vice chancellor, Karnataka State Dr. Gangubai Hangal Music and Performing Arts University and Sri KV Murthy, President, Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha.
At 5 pm (before the awards event) is a flute recital by V Vamshidar ; he is accompanied on the violin by K J Dileep, on mridangam by A Radish and on ghatam by S Manjunath.