Trinity Arts Festival of India

Trinity Arts Festival of India is promoted by Trinity Mirror and Makkal Kural, evening news editions, published from Chennai. Mr. Muthukumar, Editor & Publisher of Trinity Mirror & Makkal Kural is the Chairman of the Festival and Mr. Murali Raghavan, Senior Business Executive from Memphis, Tennessee, USA is the Convenor of the Festival. Trinity Arts Festival Of India is dedicated to the memory of the founding Editor of Makkal Kural and Trinity Mirror Mr. M. Shanmugavel.

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Music & Dance Season in Chennai

Chennai stages one of the World's largest cultural events, the Madras Music Season in December of every year. Over 2000 music and dance performances, mostly Carnatic Music and Bharata Natyam, take place in Chennai during December. Over 200,000 rasikas attend these performances. Carnatic Music is considered one of the oldest systems of music in the world.

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Who's Performing?

Event Schedule

TRINITY ARTS FESTIVAL OF INDIA Dance & Music Festival 2018 Centenary celebrations of the Legends: Sangita Kalanidhis D. K. Pattammal & Balasaraswathi

05:30 PM

Inauguration of the Festival & Presentation of Awards

Venue: RR Sabha, Mylapore(Hall2) Awardees: Isai Perarasi- Smt.Nithyasree Mahadevan Bharatha Kala Ratna-Smt.Roja Kannan Smt. D. K. Pattammal Centenary Award and Award for Lifetime Achievement: Padma Bhushan Madurai. Sri. T. N. Seshagopalan Lifetime Achievement Awards for Shri TT Srinivasaraghavan, Managing Director, Sundaram Finance, Bharathanatyam - Smt. Jothi Raghavan( Boston, USA), Nada Kala Ratna- Violin Sisters Smt. Lalitha & Nandini

07:00 PM

Dance Festival Dance Drama by Dr. Urmila Sathyanarayanan

11:00 - 02:30 PM

Dance conference

2.40 p.m.- 4.00 p.m.

Jagyaseni Chatterjee (Natya Ratna)

4.10 p.m.- 5.30 p.m.

Lasya Eshan - Kuchipidi ( Natya Ratna)

5.40 p.m.- 7.00 p.m.

Aniruddha Knight ( Abhinaya Saraswathi Balasaraswathi Centenary Award)

7.10 p.m.

Ms. Roja Kannan- Dance Drama

11.00- 2.30 p.m.

Dance Conference

2.40 - 4.00 p.m.

Shreya Iyer(USA) (Natya Ratna)

4.10-5.30 p.m.

Lucrezia Maniscotti(Italy) ( Natya Ratna)

5.40-7.00 p.m.

Shirisha Shashank ( Natya Ratna)

7.10 p.m.

Natya Samarpanam- Tribute to the Dhananjayans - 50 years of Bharathakalanjali

4.30 p.m.-6.30 p.m.

Anahita & Apoorva Ravindran-Vocal

R Rahul-Violin Akshay

Ananthapadmanabhan-Mirudangam

S. Krishna-Ghatam

6.45 p.m.

Akkarai Sisters-Subhalakshmi & Sornalatha-Vocal

B.U. Ganeshprasad-Violin

Saigiridar-Mirudangam

Dr.Karthick-Ghataml

12.00-2.00 p.m.

Nisha Suresh-Vocal

Prasad Mantrarathnam-Violin

Shreyas Sreekumar-Mirudangam

2.15-4.15 p.m.

Bhargavi Balasubramanian-Chitraveena

Dr.Narmada-Violin

Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan-Mirudanagam

Chandrasekara Sharma-Ghatam

4.30-6.30 p.m.

K.Gayathri-Vocal

B.U. Ganeshprasad-Violin

Poongulam Subramanian-Mirudangam

Anirudh Athreya-Kanjira)

6.45 p.m.

Ramakrishnan Murthy-Vocal

Charumathi Raghuraman-Violin

Saigiridar-Mirudangam

12.00-2.00 p.m.

V. Sidhartha-Vocal

V.Ashok-Violin.

Adithya Sridhar-Mirudangam.

2.15-4.15 p.m.

Subashree Ramachandran-Vocal

G.Ananthakrishnan-Violin

T. Nikshith-Mirduangam.

4.30-6.30p.m

Amritha Murali-Vocal

L.Ramakrishnan-Violin

S.J Arjun Ganesh-Mirudangam.

6.45 p.m.

Nithyashree Mahadevan-Vocal

M.R Gopinath-Violin

Delhi Sairam-Mirudangam

Alathur Rajaganesh-Kanjira

12.00 -2.00 p.m.

Anirudh Venkatesh-Vocal

Prasad Mantrarathnam-Violin

Praveen Kumar-Mirudangam

2.15 - 4.15p.m.

J.B. Sruthi Sagar-Flute

B, Ananthakrishnan-Violin

Praveen Kumar-Mirudangam

Sunil Kumar-Kanjira

4.30 - 6.30p.m.

S. Aiswarya-Vocal

Prasad Mantrarathnam-Violin

Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan- Mirudangam 

Sunil Kumar- Kanjira

6.45 p.m.

Isai Perarasar-Padmasri-Dr. Sirghazhi G Sivachidambaram-Vocal

Dr. D.Badri Narayanan-Violin

Valangaiman K. Thiagarajan-Mirudangam

Madras J Ramdas-Ghatam

Thiruvarur G. Saikrishnan-Kanjira

Chidambaram A Rajendran-Morsing

Mandaveli K Mahesh-Thanbura

12.00-2.00 p.m.

J.B Keerthana-Vocal

B, Ananthakrishnan-Violin

Satyanarayanan-Mirudangam

2.15 -4.15 p.m.

Divya Ramachandran-Vocal

Neela Jayakumar-Violin

B.R Jayakumar-Mirudangam

4.30-6.30 p.m.

S.J. Janani-Vocal

Suresh Babu-Violin

Burra Sriram-Mirudangam

Hariharasubramanian-Ghatam

6.45 p.m.

Flute Maestro Shashank-Flute

Akkarai Subhalakshmi-Violin

Neyveli Venkatesh-Mirudangam

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