Book and CD release

Pappu's Academic and Cultural Trust (PACT), 36/11, Canal Bank Road, R. A. Puram, is releasing a book and CDs entitled, `Flowers at his feet,' an insight into Annamacharya's compositions by Pappu Venugopala Rao. M. Balamuralikrishna will release the book and N. Kumar, vice-president, Sanmar Group, will preside. N. Murali, president, The Music Academy, releases the CDs. R. Vedavalli will review the CDs and Padma Subrahmanyam will review the book, on April 21 at 6.15 p.m. at TAG Centre, TTK Road.

At BVB

The spiritual and cultural monthly, Vaithikasri, has organised a function at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore on April 23, 10.30 a.m. for the release of two books, `Sandeha Nivaranee' and `Dharma Sastra' by Nannilam V. Rajagopala Ganapatigal. Muralidhara Swamigal will preside and release the books. Musicologist V. V. Srivatsa will receive the first copy. N. Ramamurthy Dikshithar and N. Vaidyanatha Dikshithar will speak. Saketa Raman will present a concert at 11.30 a.m.

Dance

Bhaaskara Art and Education Trust and Bharatakalanjali, are jointly organising the Bharatanatyam performance of Thevaki (Devaki) and Sulogini K (Sulochani) on April 22, 7-8.30 p.m. at Varasiddhi Vinayakar Koil, Besant Nagar. Thevaki and Sulogini have been undergoing training under the scholarship scheme of Bhaaskara for the past three years and both are from the orphanages Jeevajothy and St. John's Girls Home, Batticola, Sri Lanka. They have been sponsoring from the special endowment fund provided by Dr. Pathmarajah family. Rev. Fr. Jeyanesan (St. John's Church) and Mr. Ilanko, founder-director, Jeeva Jothi children's home, will be the guests of honour.