The December music and dance season in Chennai a.k.a Madras has just got launched with Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan opening its annual cultural festival today.
Senior nadaswaram vidwan Seshampatti Sivalingam played the invocation mangala isai.
As we publish this post, popular vocalist Nithyasree Mahadevan is performing the opening concert of this year's festival.
The Bhavan has pulled out its publications into the corridor and opened its doors to the rasikas. The concerts and recitals at the Bhavan are open to all and are not ticketed.
The festival will be on till Dec. 14, 2011. The Bhavan's hall will be used by other sabhas - Kartik Fine Arts and others after this fest.
Check the full schedule of BVB's festival here.