Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Coimbatore Kendra is hosting its 24th Pongal Music Festival from Jan. 12 to 16, 2019. This year's festival is dedicated to the memory of Smt. D.K. Pattammal on her birth centenary.
The title 'Sangeeth Samrat' will be conferred on musicologist Dr. (Smt.) Prameela Gurumurthy. vice-chancellor of Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University and 'Kovai Subri Muruga Gana Award' will be presented to Coimbatore Sri. S.V. Subramaniam, Electronic Organ and Kanjira Vidwan on the inaugural day on Jan. 12, 2019 at 5.15 p.m.
Venue: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 582, D.B. Road, R.S. Puram, Coimbatore.
Jan. 12, 2019
5.15 p.m. - Bhajans by Students of BVB, Ajjanur
5.45 p.m. - Inauguration and conferment of title and award
6.30 p.m. - Nithyasree Mahadevan - Vocal, Parur M.A. Krishnaswamy - Violin, J. Vaidhyanathan - Mridangam, Trichy S. Krishnaswamy - Ghatam
Jan. 13, 2019
9.00 a.m. - Sadguru Sri Thyagaraja Aradhana Celebration
4.45 p.m. - Charanya Mani Aditya - Vocal (Dis. of Cherthalai Renganatha Sharma and Embar T. Kannan)
6.00 p.m. - Sahana Samraj - Vocal, Shraddha Ravindran - Violin, Nikshith Puttur - Mridangam, K.R. Shivarama Krishna - Kanjira
Jan. 14, 2019
4.45 p.m. - Navaneetha Krishnan - Vocal (Dis. of Jayashree Aravind)
6.00 p.m. - Flute and Chitravina Jugalbandhi:
Dr. B. Vijayagopal - Flute & P. Ganesh - Chitravina, Neyveli B. Venkatesh - Mridangam, Trichy S. Krishnaswamy - Ghatam
Jan. 15, 2019
4.45 p.m. - Vadhya Virundhu
D. Jayanthi, S. Vidhya Varshini, V. Madhushree , S. Srikanth, Vishnu Sai Viswajith - Veena
Ramanathan Seshan - Flute, R.V. Brahadish - Keyboard, S. Radhakrishnan - Mridangam, R. Manikandan - Ghatam
6.00 p.m. - Ramakrishnan Murthy - Vocal, R.K. Sriramkumar - Violin, N. Manoj Siva - Mridangam, V. Anirudh Athreya - Kanjira
Jan. 16, 2019
5.00 p.m. - Arjun Ashok - Vocal (Dis. of G. Bhagyalakshmi)
6.00 p.m. - Prince Rama Varma - Vocal, S.R. Vinu - Violin, B. Harikumar - Mridangam