Saturday, October 24, 2015
AKASHVANI SANGEET SAMMELAN, 2015 – ALL INDIA RADIO, COIMBATORE
Good things come to people who wait! Yes, music makes a come back to All India Radio, Coimbatore after a gap of 4 years with a splash of different genres: Devotional Vocal, Folk Music, Light Music organised at Nani Palkhivala Auditorium, Coimbatore. The programme started on a traditional note of lighting of traditional lamp by various luminaries who graced the occasion who included :
Guest of Honour Padmashri P.R.KRISHNAKUMAR, MD, Arya Vaidya Pharmacy, Coimbatore –Proponent of Ayurveda, a Sanskrit Scholar, a Connoisseur of Music & Fine Arts
Dr.G.Bhakthavathsalam, Chairman, KG Hospitals
Smt.Jayanthi Ramachandra, Founder, Shree Charan Academy of Fine Arts
Dr.Kavidasan, Noted Poet
Sh.H.Gopalakrishnan, Dy.Director (Engg), AIR, Coimbatore
Mrs.Andal Priyadarshini, Programme Head, DDK, Coimbatore & Madurai.
This edition of Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan 2015 opened with Devotional Vocal rendition by
Shri Udaiyalur K. Kalyanaraman & Party and even as the full house was basking in spiritual shower, the second item by Smt.Muthulakshmi & Party regaled the audience with ‘Villu Paattu’ depicting a chapter from the ancient classic ‘Silapadhikaram’– played on traditional folk instrument - a huge ‘bow’ with the sounds of clashing dandiya type sticks alongwith vocals. The last item saw light music (malayalam) mellifluous renditions b
y Smt.M G Arya & Sh.Sudeep Kumar - music composition by Sh. B.Prakash had a soothing effect on the appreciate audience of Coimbatore san language barriers. Even as the audience were leaving the auditorium drooling to the different forms of music, M/s.Nivee Amla Juice Ltd.,
a client of All India Radio distributed freely fruit bearing plant saplings to the tune of around 1000 nos. Thus the evening did not only provide a platform for music but also drove back home an environmental message.
ALL THE ABOVE PROGRAMMES ARE SLATED FOR BROADCAST ON 10.12.2015 at 10.00 PM ON NATIONAL NETWORK.
Contributed By: S.B.Venkatram,Programme Executive,All India Radio,Coimbatore,Ph.09443355335.