Choodamani Awards during 60th Gokulashtami Sangeetha Utsavam held on 01.08.015
'Padma Bhushan Awardee' 'Sangeetha Choodamani' Vidwan Sri P.S.Narayanaswamy confering the title 'Sangeetha Choodamani' on Vidwan Neyveli Santhanagopalan and 'Aacharya Choodamani' on S.Rajeswari. Cleveland V.V.Sundaram, J.Balasubramaniam, FCA, Sudharani Raghupathy, Dr.Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti, Y.Prabhu, R.Venkateswaran and S.Ramasubramaniam look on.
Valedictory Day Function - Yagnaraman July Fest 2015
During the Valedictory Day Function (05.07.15) of Yagnaraman July Fest, Sri G.Srinivasan, Chairman & M.D., The New India Assurance Co.Ltd., confering the title 'SKGS Yagnaraman Living Legend' on Dr.Yamini Krishnamurti and 'SKGS Yagnaraman Award of Excellence on V.Anirudh Athreya, Ms.Shubasri Ramachandran, Ms. Lakshmi Gopalaswamy, Prof C.V. Chandrasekar, Y.Prabhu, Dr.Nalli & R.Venkateswaran look on.
Padma Bhushan Award
Sri N.Gopalaswami, Former Election Commissioner, Chairman, Kalakshetra Foundation is being felicitated (17.05.15) on getting ‘Padma Bhushan‘ Award from Govt. of India. A momento was presented to him by Sri Y.Prabhu of Sri Krishna Gana Sabha and Sri M.Murali of Sri Krishna Sweets.
Thyagaraja Seva Rathna Award
Dr.B.K.Krishnaraj Vanavarayar Inaugurated the 44th Sangeetha Mummoorthigal Vizha and confered the title 'SKGS Thyagaraja Seva Rathna' Award (Instituted by Sri P.Vijaykumar Reddy & Dr.Preetha Reddy) on 'Padma Vibhushan Awaradee' Vidwan Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna. Dr.K.Krishnakumar , Dr.B.M.Sundaram, Dr.Nalli, Y.Prabhu, Dr.Padma Subrahmanyam and R.Venkateswaran look on.
27th Pongal Nadaswaram Music Festival and Award Function
Justice Karpakavinayagam conferring the award SKGS Diamond Jubilee Sangeetha Choodamani award on Nadaswara Vidwan Seshampatti Sivalingam and Thavil Vidwans Thiruvalaputhur Kaliyamurthy and Thanjavur Govindarajan Dr.Nalli, Justice Karpaga Vinayagam, Y. Prabhu, Dr.B.M.Sundaram, R.Venkateswaran are also in the picture.
14th Namasankeerthana Vizha - on 28th November
"Sankeerthana Choodamani" awardee
Awardee - Brahmashri Thiruvanamalai Pichumani Baghavathar
Sri N.Gopalaswamy, Chairman , Kalakshetra Foundation , Former Chief Election Commissioner confering the title 'Sankeerthana Choodamani' (Instituted by Dr.R.Seetharaman , CEO, Doha Bank Group, Qatar, in memory of his father Koneri Rajapuram Brahmasri Raghava Sarma) on Thiruvannamalai Brahmasri Pichumani Bhagavathar. Also seen in the picture are: Sri Ramesh, Integrated Enterprises, Sri Gopalakrishnan, City Union Bank Ltd and Sri Sundaresan , Shriram group of Companies, Sri Y.Prabhu,General Secretary & Sri R.Venkateswaran, Joint Secretary.
Diamond Jubilee Choodamani Awards for Nritya Artistes
Left to right in the picture:
Deepika Reddy, Sujata Mohapatra, Dr.Gayatri Kannan, Dr.Nalli , Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Y.Prabhu, Dr.Vyjayanthimala Bali, R.Venkateswaran,Zakir Hussain, A.Lakshmanaswamy & Ratikant Mohapatra
Lalgudi's Birthday celebration
Lalgudi's Birthday celebration was celebrated in association with Lalgudi Music Forum on 17.09.14 at Sri Krishna Gana Sabha
Lighting of Kuthuvilakku by Smt.T.V.Gopalakrishnan, & Smt.Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi. Seen in the picture are Y.Prabhu, Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi, Smt.T.V.Gopalakrishnan,T.V.Gopalakrishnan & Lalgudi GJR Krishnan.
80th Jayanthi Celebration of His Holiness Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal, Choodamani Awards
During the 80th Jayanthi Celebration of His Holiness Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal, Choodamani Awards were presented to Madurai T.N.Seshagopalan for Harikatha, Mayilam V.Sivasubramanian for Pravachanam, Dr.Goda Venkateswara Rao (Sastry) for Upanyasam and Sathanur Krishnamurthy Ganapadigal for Vaideekam. K.jayaramakrishnan, TCS , Y.Prabhu,General Secretary are also seen in the picture
59th Gokulashtami Sangeetha Utsavam - Choodamani Awards for Artistes
Sri Aravind Sitaraman, President, Cisco Inclusive Growth inaugurated the 59th Gokulashtami Sangeetha Utsavam and confered the title 'Diamond Jubilee Sangeetha Choodamani' award on Jayanthi Kumaresh, 'Sangeetha Choodamani' award for Mannargudi Easwaran and 'Aacharya Choodamani' award on Rajkumar Bharathi. Dr.Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti, President, SKGS, Smt.Aruna Sairam, Y.Prabhu,General Secy., SKGS and R.Venkateswaran look on.
Chithirai Nataka Vizha - Honour for Dr.Girish Karnad
Sri Krishna Gana Sabha honoured Dr.Girish Karnad with 'Nataka Choodamani' award during the inaugural day of 22nd Chithirai Nataka Vizha.Sri Gopalkrishna Gandhi , Former Governor of West Bengal conferred the award on Dr.Girish Karnad. Sri N.Ram, Chairman, Kasturi & Sons Ltd., Sri M.Narendra ,Chairman & M.D., IOB, , Danseuse Ms.Alarmelvalli felicitated the awardee.
Seen in the picture M.Narendra, N.Ram, Alarmel Valli, Dr.Girish Karnad, Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Dr.Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti, President, SKGS, & Y.Prabhu, Secretary, SKGS.
Yagnaraman July Fest: Award to Artistes:
During the Yagnaraman July Fest 2014 Valedictory Day function on 06.07.14, Maestro Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja conferred the title 'SKGS Yagnaraman Living Legend Award' on Violin Maestro Dr.L.Subramaniam and 'SKGS Yagnaraman Award of Excellence ' on S.P.Ramh, B.S.Purushotham and Uma Nambudripad Sathyanarayanan. Dr.Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti, President , SKGS, Y.Prabhu,General Secretary , SKGS and R.Venkateswaran look on.