Traditional Music Foundations Margazhi Isai Vizha
Traditional Music Foundations was founded by Violinist Durai Balasubramanian, and Salem Govt’ Music School Headmaster Kumbakonam S Sankararaman, Mainly to preserve our traditional arts forms like Music, Devaram, Bharathanatyam, Namasangirthanam and other Classical Art forms
Traditional Music Foundations (TMF) was inaugurated by the legendary Dr.M Balamuralikrishna, Flute N.Ramani and Maharajapuram Ramachandran, in the year 2011. TMF honours artiste with Titles “Ganakala Nipuna”, “Natyakala Nipuna” and “Vadyakala Nipuna” TMF also honored Veteran artistes like Flute N Ramani, Paladam, Venkataramana Rao, Chembanarkoil S.R.D. Vaidyanathan with awards for their contribution in the field of carnatic music.
TMF organized Margazhi Isai vizha- 2016 inauguration was held on 16th Dec’2016 at Muthamizh Peravai, T.N. Rajarathinam Pillai Auditorium, R.A.Puram Chennai-28, On that day the chief Guest was K.T.Raghavan, T.N. State Secretary, BJP, TMF, honoured Namasankeerthanam and Harikatha Exponent Raju Bhagavatar and Mridangam Vidwan Hanumanthapuram R.J.Bhuvarahan, with excellence awards in their respective fields. The awards were presented by Isai Peroli S.Sowmya. Felicitations by Charted Accountant R.Subburathinam, Board Member TMF, Smt.Ambika Anantharaman, Board Member TMF and Bridge Academy Murali Margabandhu. A prayer was rendered by Mythili Krishnakumar of Bangaluru. Mahalakshmi Subburathinam, Managing Trustee TMF thanked everyone for their valuable presence. Violinist Durai Srinivasan and . Srividya Sankararaman, organaised the 2016- Margazhi Isai Vizha festival. TMF also offers monetary & other assistance for the needy artistes and their families. That days function was followed by .S. Sowmya and party’s Music Concert and this year “Margazhi Isai vizha” includes many Senior Musicians concerts.