Anwesha 2018 - BalaVidwan Contest

The Indira Sivasailam Foundation hosts “Anwesha – Quest for the best”, as a precursor to the main event, for the classical Carnatic music enthusiasts. However, this year owing to inclement weather conditions, the event was rescheduled at a later date.

Anwesha - Bala Vidwan Contest 2018, provided a platform for exceptionally talented Carnatic music students to showcase their talent in the presence of an eminent jury comprising of veena virtuoso, Dr. Jayanthi Kumaresh and faculty from the Advanced School of Music, The Music Academy, Dr. Jayalakshmi and Prof Ritha Rajan.

An empanelled jury from The Music Academy, Madras, evaluated their performances and shortlisted participants were invited to perform in presence of the recipient of this year’s Indira Sivasailam Endowment Medal, Dr. Jayanthi Kumaresh. This was a distinctive opportunity to not only perform but also interact with Dr. Jayanthi Kumaresh, one of the most acclaimed classical Carnatic musicians in the country.