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Vijaya Mukundan gets Kalamandalam award

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Vijaya Mukundan, principal, Salangai Academy, Tiruchi receiving the Kalamandalam award for dance.
Vijaya Mukundan, principal, Salangai Academy, Tiruchi receiving the Kalamandalam award for dance.

Vijaya Mukundan, principal, Salangai Academy, Tiruchi, received the Kalamandalam award for dance at the Kerala Kalamandalam Deemed University for Arts and Culture for 2012 recently.

She was the only person from outside Kerala to receive the award this year. The award was in recognition of her outstanding contribution to traditional Kerala dance forms and Indian classical dance forms.

G. Karthikeyan, Kerala Assembly Speaker, presented the award to Ms. Mukundan during the valedictory function of the national festival of dance and music 2013 and the university founder’s day and anniversary celebrations, according to a release.

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