Song of Surrender

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

NKC Awards

By BuzyBee

The Natya Kala Mani Award was conferred on veteran natya exponents and teachers  C.K..Balagopalan and Kalamandalam Kshemavathi, on 26 December 2014 at the inaugural function of the 34th Natya Kala Conference organised by Sri Krishna Gana Sabha in Chennai.  Veteran make-up artist Sethumadhavan was also honoured on the occasion. Natyacharya V.P. Dhananjayan inaugurated the conference and felicitated the awardees. In his inaugural speech he exhorted the dance fraternity to uphold tradition and use appropriate nomenclature and terms to describe specific facets of Indian art forms. Swapnasundari, famous exponent of Kuchipudi and Vilasini Natyam is the convenor of the week-long Natya Kala Conference focussing on the theme "Knowing Again". Y. Prabhu, Gen. Secretary, and R. Venkateswaran of Sri Krishna Gana Sabha were part of the inaugural function.

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