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Dakshinamoorthy Swamy bags Swati Puraskaram (Govt of Kerala)

Dakshinamoorthy Swamy bags Swati Puraskaram (Govt of Kerala)

dakshinamoorthySwathi Puraskaram, the highest honour by the Government of Kerala in the field of music will be awarded to V Dakshina Moorthy by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on 26 April, 2013.

The function to be presided by the Minister for Culture K C Joseph will also have Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, who will deliver the keynote address. The day also coincides with the 200th birth anniversary of Swathi Thirunal, the erstwhile Travancore king noted for his outstanding contributions to classical music.

The occasion also marks the beginning of the annual Swathi Dance and Music festival to be held at Co-bank auditorium, concluding on the 29th of April. Entry to the festival is free.

News Courtesy : http://www.keralacm.gov.in

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