Sri Panchamugha Anjaneyar Festival Committee began the 28th year celebration of Panchamugha Anjaneyar Jayanthi on December 31 at P.K. Mahal, 39/25, Chitrakulam South Street, Mylapore.

At the inauguration, Sri Rangam Srimad Andavan Swamigal Sri Rangaramanuja Maha Desikan will confer the following titles: ‘ Swararaga Saragnyar ’ on Sikkil Neela, senior flutist; K.N. Shashikiran, vocalist; and P. Ganesh, vocalist; ‘ Layavadhya Siromani ’ on Tanjore K. Murugaboopathy and S. ‘Ghatam’ Karthik; and Nataka Kala Bhushanam on Kovai Padmanabhan and S. Ve. Shekhar. Damal S. Ramakrishnan welcomed the gathering. E. Mariappan, Director (News), Doordarshan, Prasarbharathi, Chennai, and ‘Padmabhushan’ T.N. Krishnan, offered the felicitation.

Mr. Krishnan and his troupe rendered a violin concert.

The festival will end on January 10.

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