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Akhanda Gaanam

Bharatiya Sangeetha Vaibhavam is celebrating Muthuswami Dikshitar Jayanthi with a day-long Akhanda Gaanam at Kasturi Srinivasan Hall on April 8, 9 a.m.-9.20 p.m. N. Murali, Managing Director, The Hindu, and president, The Music Academy, and senior musician S. Rajam will inaugurate. Neyveli Santhanagopalan, Rama Ravi, Seetha Rajan, S.P.Ramh, K. Gayatri, Malladi Brothers, Vijayalakshmi Subramaniam and Vijay Siva will perform. Radha Bhaskar will present a lecture-demonstration.

Lec-dem

The Department of Malayalam, Madras University, is hosting its annual KPAC golden jubilee endowment lec-dem on April 10, 11 a.m. at the Platinum Jubilee auditorium, Marina Campus. V.P.Dhananjayan will deliver this year's lecture demonstration on `Naatyarasa and Essence of Aesthetics'.

Harikatha

Sarvani Sangeetha Sabha has organised a harikatha, `Sita Kalyanam' in Telugu by M.V.Simhachala Sastry of Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, at Kasturi Srinivasan Hall, April 12, 6.30 p.m.

Discourse

Rukmini Arts and Music Trust has organised a musical discourse, `Sarvam Brahma Mayam' by Kousalya Sivakumar on April 7, 6.30 p.m. at Dakshinamurthy auditorium, Mylapore. A lecture demonstration by M. Vaithilingam on `Tamizhum Isaiyum' is scheduled for April 8 at 10 a.m. at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Mini Hall, Mylapore.