Tribute to ganjira vidwan

It is one year since ganjira maestro Mayavaram Somu passed away and an event has been organised to commemorate the occasion at the Mylapore Fine Arts Club tomorrow, 4 p.m. Prof. T.V. Gopalakrishnan will deliver the special address. Tributes will be paid by a host of speakers. Neyveli Santhanagopalan will render a vocal recital at 7 p.m.

Tyagaraja aradhana

Tyagaraja aradhana will be observed in the following places this week:

Irai Pani Mandram : February 16, 6.30 p.m., at No. 47, 16th Street, Venkateshwara Nagar, Kottivakkam.

Tambaram Music Club: February 17, 7 a.m., at Sitadevi Garodia Hindu Vidyalaya, East Tambaram.

Neelakanta Sivan Cultural Academy (Ph: 94442 22884), in association with Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Ashram: February 17, 8 a.m., at Sri Ganapathy Sachidananda Ashram Auditorium, Velachery. Log on to for details.

Spiritual fair

The fifth Hindu Spiritual & Service Fair 2013 will be held from February 19-24 at the A.M. Jain College grounds, Meenambakkam. It is dedicated to Swami Vivekananda, whose 150th birth anniversary is being celebrated the world over. An exhibition, walkathon and competitions for school students will be part of the fair. Cultural programmes are also being organised. Call 24660339 for details.

Hayagrivar vaibhavam

Sri Panchamukha Anjaneyar Charitable Trust, No. 6, Pazhaniappa Nagar, Gowrivakkam, has organised Hayagrivar vaibhavam on February 17, 3.30-6 p.m. A special puja will be performed at Sri Panchamukha Anjaneyar Temple.

Prizes will be given to those who scored high marks in 10th and Plus-2 exams (2012).