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This 'musicCarnival' is online, global

Sukrtam Foundation in Chennai is presenting the second edition of 'musiCarnival20' on the 7th, 8th and 9th of August, 2020. This year, the carnival is going global and online.

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Ananya helps provide funds to needy artistes across Karnataka this pandemic

In times of the Covid pandemic, the community of music and dance artistes have also been hit badly, as are many others. There are no sabha concerts or events at socials, at temples or at weddings and hence, besides the platform, livelihood issues have pushed many artistes to the fringe.

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Admissions open at Kalakshetra, Chennai

Kalakshetra in Chennai is now open for admissions to all its on-campus courses. These include diploma courses which are run under Rukmini College of Fine Arts umbrella in Bharatanatyam and Carnatic music (vocal and instrumental).

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Sri Narayana Tirtha Swamigal’s jayanthi . Online Tarangam series.

It Is that time of the year when Sri Narayana Tirtha jayanthi is celebrated with an evening concert conducted by Chennai based Thirupoonthuruthy Sri Narayana Tirtha Swamigal Trust.

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Helpline for dancers: pandemic times

Here is a helpline for dancers, dance students and anybody associated with classical dance. It is a helpline for those who feel down, dispirited and lonely.

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Renowned Bharathanatyam exponent Dr Subhashini Chandrasekaran passes away

Renowned Bharathanatyam exponent Dr Subhashini Chandrasekaran, a Mylapore resident passed away on June 4, falling to the virus.

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Bengaluru's famed music fests at Sri Ramanavmi time cancelled

All the scheduled music concerts for the Sri Ramanavami festival season in Bengaluru stand postponed or cancelled. This is because of the corona virus pandemic in the country.

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Bharatanatyam artistes body to raise funds for affected dancers, artistes

This is a press release that Chennai-based dancer and guru Roja Kannan has put out - At ABHAI are really pained at the widespread disaster that has been caused by the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Carnatic musicians body to provide support to affected artistes

An association of Carnatic musicians worldwide has put out a communication saying that artistes who have been economically affected by the corona virus can approach it for support.

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Bengaluru well-wisher supports nagaswaram artistes in corona virus times

In these times, so many communities need help. To be remembered. Especially those that seem distant as we 'isolate'. Music connossieur, archivist, author who works in Bengaluru, Lalitharam Ramachandran is doing much for all the nagaswaram and tavil artistes across Tamil Nadu and around.

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