Parthasarathy Swami Sabha

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Parthasarathy Swami Sabha is a Carnatic music Sabha in the city of Chennai, India. It is one of the oldest of its kind in existence. Sabha has instituted three awards annually namely, Sangeetha Kalasarathy for a Musician, Natya Kalasarathy for a Dancer and Nataka Kalasarathy for a Dramatist. And also it confers best performer awards for young talents were given for Vocal, Violin, Mrudangam two awards on each category who performs during the December Music Festival.[1] The Sabha also has confers two awards The Palghat Mani Iyer Centenary Award, instituted by Nithyashree Mahadevan and M.L. Vasanthakumari Award, instituted by Sudha Raghunathan

History[edit]

The Parthasarathy Swami Sabha was founded by Manni Thirumalachariar in 1900.[2]The sabha acquired its first permanent venue, the site of a cremation ground, in 1959.[2] In 1962, the sabha constructed an open-air theatre.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Encouraging Talents". Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha. Retrieved 28 July 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Muthiah, S. (2004). Madras Rediscovered. East West Books (Madras) Pvt Ltd. p. 208. ISBN 81-88661-24-4.