The Music Academy announces Sangita Kalanidhi and other awards

The Music Academy announces Sangita Kalanidhi and other awards
Question:Who has been announced to be conferred with the Sangita Kalanidhi, 2019?
(a) S. Sowmya
(b) Aruna Sairam
(c) M.S. Sheela
(d) Anjum bhattacharya
Answer: (a)
Related facts:
  • On 21st July 2019, the Executive Committee of the Music Academy announced Sangita Kalanidhi and other awards.
  • Dr. S. Sowmya, an outstanding Carnatic vocalist has been chosen for the coveted Sangita Kalanidhi award.
  • Other Awards and Recipients:

Sangita Kala Acharya

  • It is to be given to two persons Smt. Seetha Narayanan and Smt. M.S. Sheela.

T.T.K. Awards

  • It is to be conferred to Shri. Vyasarpadi Kothandaraman(popular Nagaswaram artistes) and Shri Rajkumar Bharathi(renowned performer).

Musicologist Award

  • Dr. Arati N.Rao was announced to be honoured with the award.She is Assistant Professor, Jain University, Bengaluru where she researches and teaches in the area of musicology.

Nritya Kalanidhi

  • The Nritya Kalanidhi Award for Dance, will be conferred on Smt. Priyadarsini Govind, one of the foremost Bharatanatyam dancers among the current generation.

About Sangita Kalanidhi Award

  • This is a prestigious award bestowed to the jewels and experts of Carnatic music who has contributed distinguishly for the development and dignity of it.
  • Sangita Kalanidhi and other music awards will be conferred at the Sadas of the Music festival on 1 st January 2020.


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