It will be held from December 21 to 23 at West Chitra street from 5 p.m. every day

Regional Centre for Art and Culture, the South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur, Tiruchi District Kalai Manram, and Tiruchi District Welfare Committee will jointly organise a cultural festival from December 21 to 23 in Srirangam in connection with the Vaikunta Ekadasi festival.

The cultural programmes will be held at West Chitra street at 5 p.m. every day.

The festival will commence with mangala isai by the students of Government Music School at 5 p.m. on December 21, followed by Tamizhisai by Rasika Prasad troupe, Srirangam Sugaritha sisters respectively and bharatanatyam by Sivathanu Kalakshetra troupe. On the second day, Srirangam Abirami Bhajan Mandali troupe will present songs, followed by Tamizhisai by Kashyap Mahesh, bharathanatyam by Sri Chakram Music School students, and by Mayur Natyalaya Devika Sukanthi troupe. The third and final day’s programme will commence with layakolam programme by the students of Government Music School led by Swaminathan, followed by bharathanatyam by Sri Puranthari Dance School’s Srividya Sundaresan troupe, nathalaya nattiyam by Dindigul Nathalaya Nattiyakuzhu. The festival will conclude with a dance drama by Revanath Muthuswami troupe. In a release on Wednesday, the Collector Jayashree Muralidharan called upon the people to witness all the programmes.