Why should you attend?
Enchanting Thematic Dance Drama performance
Grand Wedding potrayal of Lord Srinivasa and Padmavati Devi
To promote and support Indian Art, Tradition and Culture
Kalai Vizha – is a flagship cultural event of Abbas Cultural for the last 29 years. When it was started, Dr.K.J.Yesudas, who is the mentor of this Kalai Vizha, had aptly suggested to have this classical cultural event towards the conclusion of the Margazhi music season and towards the beginning of the new year.
Our 30th year Annual Art festival Kalai Vizha will be at YGP Auditorium, PSBB School, T.Nagar from 1st January to Jan 16th (continuously for 16 days). Daily 2 concerts at 4.30 p.m and 7.00 p.m.
Wednesday, 5th January 7 pm – SRINIVASA KALYANAM A Thematic Musical Dance Drama by Sheela Unnikrishnan`s Sridevi Nrithyalaya.
SDN’s Srinivasa Kalyanam is a unique dance drama that elaborately portrays the sequence of events leading to the grand wedding of Srinivasa and Padmavati Devi. Episodes of Sage Brighu visiting Satya Lokha, Kailasam and Vaikuntam; Lakshmi leaving Vaikuntam humiliated; the Goddess performing Tapas; Brahma and Siva disguising themselves as cattle in the Chozha Raja
s palace; Srinivasa meeting Vakuladevi at Vakulaashram; Padmavati joyfully playing with her friends in the gardens where Srinivasa comes hunting for an elephant; Srinivasas Virahathaapam; Srinivasa disguising himself as a fortune teller to foretell the marriage of Padmavati and himself, and finally leading to the grand marriage of the Lord of Tirupathi Hills, Srinivasa with the daughter of Aakasha Raja, Padmavati Devi. Lyrics have been penned by Sri Padmadevan and music for this production has been composed by the Violin Maestro, Embar Sri Kannan.