Guru Kaaraikudi Mani's Sruthilaya Kendra hosts a winter music festival during the December season in Chennai every year.
The organisation felicitates senior vidwans and the ticket collection at these concerts is donated to an aged musician. The ticket is priced at Rs. 25 per day.
The festival was inaugurated on Dec. 11, 2010 this year at 4.15 p.m. with a grand Tani Avarthanan concert by Trichy Sankaran, accompanied by V. Suresh on the ghatam.
The concerts are held at the Asthika Samajam, Venus Colony, Alwarpet.
Dec. 11, 2010
4.15 p.m. - Thani Avarthanam Concert by Trichy Sankaran (Mridangam), V.Suresh (Ghatam)
5.15 p.m. - Award function - Guru Surajananda Award to Kalyanapuram Aravamudachariar, Sri Gowri Manohari Award to 'Crazy' Mohan. H.H.Srirangam Srimad Andavan Sri Rangaramanuja Mahadesikan participates
6.30 p.m. - Sikkil Gurucharan (Vocal), Mysore Srikant (Violin), Guruvayur Dorai (Mridangam), B.S.Purushotham (Kanjira)
Dec. 12, 2010
4.15 p.m. - Gayathri Venkataraghavan (Vocal), M.A.Krishnaswamy (Violin), Neyveli Narayanan (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - N.Vijay Siva (Vocal), S.Varadarajan(Violin), Manoj Siva(Mridangam)
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