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Maestro Ilayaraja Inaugurated Kartik Fine Arts 42nd Arts Festival

Maestro Ilayaraja Inaugurated Kartik Fine Arts 42nd Arts Festival at Naradha Gana Sabha’s Sathguru Gnananandha Hall & Conferred “Nadanamamani” title upon Bharathanatyam Dancer VYSHNANVIE SAINATH who is presently widening her research in Odissi, Kalaripayattu, Simhanandini & Contemporary Dance.

While speaking at the function Ilayaraja heaped immense praise & commended the Sabha for taking the trouble, pains & initiative for preserving, keeping live & promoting our Traditional Arts & Culture and safely passing on to our forthcoming gererations in the very same Vein and true Spirit.

“Isai Peroli” title was conferred upon Carnatic Music vocalist K. Gayatri who has masters in music, philosophy & is currently pursuing Ph.D. in Music by Secretary of the Music Academy Dr. Pappu Venugopala Rao.  Kartik Rajagopal Goldeen Jubilee Committee Award for Best cultural organizer was presented to R. Mukunthan, D.K. Pattammal Award of Excellence was presented to Ms. Ananya Ashok. KFA Chairman                L. Sabaretnam presided in presence of KFA President A.V.S Raja. KFA Secretaries Mr. Rajagopal Sekar and Mr. Venkatasubramaniam were strong pillars of immense strength to make the inaugural function a grand success with the active support of KFA Committee.