Chennaiyil Thiruvaiyaru begins with a bang

The annual music festival Chennaiyil Thiruvaiyaru kicked off in a gala manner in Chennai on Tuesday. The likes of industrialist and fine arts patron Nalli Kuppusami Chetti, IOB chairman Narendra and veteran vocalist Balamurali Krishna inaugurated the fest.

On the inaugur

al day, P S Narayanasamy rendered pancharatnakrithis followed by a concert of Balamuralikrishna.

Today a series of concerts including vocal by Madhu Iyer,1pm, Charulatha Mani, 2.45 pm, Ranjani – Gayathri, 4.45 pm and Saxophone by Kadri Gopinath,7.30 pm would be conducted.