Why should you attend?
To witnessing a marvellous Classical Group Dance performance
For Bharathanatyam dance form lovers
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 are planned one at 4.30 p.m and another at 7.00 p.m.
Monday, 3rd January 2022 @ 4.30 pm – VAK GEYYAM, Compositions of the musical trinity by Kalaimamani Priya Murale and students of Shri Silambam.
Priya Murle, a senior disciple of Padmashri Prof. Sudharani Raghupathy, has been with Shree Bharatalaya, a Premier Institution of Fine Arts in Chennai, for over 4 decades.
Intense training and commitment to the art form have marked Priya`s career in Bharatanatyam.
Hailing from a family with a deep interest in the arts, Priya has a multi-dimensional approach to Dance. A Performer, a Choreographer and a Teacher, she has also a keen interest in Music, Nattuvangam and Sanskrit. She has done research in the field of Aesthetics and has worked on the Rasa Theory as part of her M.Phil dissertation.
She has also contributed articles on dance to many art magazines like the India Magazine and portals like Kutcheribuzz.com, Chennaionline.com and Narthaki.com. She also Worked for the Research and Documentation Centre of Sruti Foundation that brings out Sruti, a Premier magazine of music and dance.