The Veena Foundation is honouring violin exponent Prof. T.N. Krishnan with the title, Sangita Gnana Tatvagna, on October 2 at a function to be held at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, New Delhi. The recognition is for Prof. Krishnan’s contribution to the Vedic vidya of sangita sastra. Prof. Krishnan will present a violin concert at 6.30 p.m. at the ICCR Auditorium, Azad Bhavan.

The Foundation has declared October 2 as World Melody Day with instrumental music played non-stop at various centres across the globe from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. The venue in Chennai is Sri Krishna Gana Sabha where a host of vainikas and flautists will pay musical homage.