Friday, November 25, 2016
PODHIGAI NATYA THIRUVIZHA 2016
Doordarshan Podhigai in association with Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai organized a grand Dance Festival entitled "PODHIGAI NAATTIYA THIRUVIZHA - 2016" on 20th November, 2016 at Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai from 9.00 A.M. to 9.00 P.M.
This Marathon event was organised to celebrate a Natyanjali Festival, first of its kind in the history of Doordarshan Podhigai. Renowned Dance Artists like Urmila Sathyanarayana (Bharathanatyam), Shailaja (Kuchupudi), Sadhanam Balakrishnan (Kathakali), Chennai Tarana Music School (Kathak) showcased their talent depicting our great tradition and culture. Dance performances from Sanhitha (Odissi), Gopika Varma (Mohiniattam) enthralled the viewers through their scintillating performance. Doyens of classical dance were felicitated.Dr.Shailendra Kumar, Additional Director General (A), Directorate General, Doordarshan, Shri T.K.Ramachandran, Principal Secretary of Information Technology Department, Government of Tamil Nadu, Industrialist Dr.Nalli Kuppusamy Chetty, Ms.Vennira Aadai Nirmala, veteran classical dancer and film artiste participated as chief guests in this spectacular extravaganza.
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