The Indian Fine Arts Society, T.Nagar, will celebrate Syama Sastri day on July 5 at Balamandir German Hall, Prakasam Street, T.Nagar. A talk on Sri Syama Sastri, by Neyveli Santhanagopalan will be showcased at 6 p.m. followed by his vocal concert. For details call 2815 4360.

Anniversary fest

Nadopasana will feature a series of music concerts, both vocal and instrumental, from July 4 to 8 on account of its 40th anniversary celebrations. To be inaugurated on July 4, 6 p.m., by N.V.Subramanyam, managing trustee, Saraswathi Vaggeyakara Trust, the five-day event is to be held at Sri Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, P.S.H.S. School, R.K.Mutt Road, Mylapore. For details call 2441 3572/2441 7594.

MLV day

Dr.MLV Rasikar Mandram celebrates MLV day on July 4, 5.30 p.m. at the Russian Cultural Centre, Mylapore. A.Natarajan, former director, Doordarshan, will preside over. T.Pichandi, Commissioner/Spl. Commissioner, HR & CE dept., and S.Somwya, musician, will be the guests of honour. The inaugural day will feature the vocal concert of Deepika followed by a dance presentation (including film songs sung by MLV) by the students of Hemalatha Ramachandran at 8 p.m. For further details call 2499 0402/94440 54499.