Congregational Singing Programme – Puliyur Government Higher Secondary School, Chennai – Feb 2008

Taking Fine Arts to Corporation Schools

Under the initiative of District Chairperson for Fine Arts Lion, Mudhra Bhaskar the first Congregational Singing Programme was conducted at Puliyur Government Higher Secondary School, Kodambakkam on 20th Bhaskar said that this project has been started with a motto of taking music, dance and theatre to Government and Corporation schools. He added that his cultural organization Mudhra will work continuously and kindle the talents in these schools in fine arts.

As a first step, a congregational singing by children was conducted in which noted musician and musicologist Dr.Radha Bhaskar taught the 500 plus children two songs – “Shanti nilavavendum” and “Unadhu naamam solla solla.” It was amazing how the children responded with enthusiasm and sang with complete involvement. It was truly heartening to see he joy and happiness on the faces of the children while they were singing the songs. Earlier, the lyrics of the songs were circulated to all the children for easy learning.

Other dignitaries present for the function were DG Councilor Lion G.Srinivasan, Region Chairpersons Lion P.T.Murthy and Lion Jayasree Mohansundaram, Zone Chairperson Lion Satishkumar and the President of Porur Club Lion Ramakrishnan.

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