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20
May

Strums & Strains at Norway

BackMay 2009 - Strums & Strains at Norway The 57th annual Bergen International Festival began on 20 May, 2009 in Bergen, Norway. The largest arts festival in the Nordic countries, it was inaugurated by Norway's very own King Harald V and Queen Sonja. At Grieg Hall, King Harald gave a speech which officially opened the festival that was dedicated to
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5
Apr

(In) vocation on vacation

Back(In) vocation on vacation…..April, 2009 While the month of March absorbed Sudha with a host of activities, not so much on music, but otherwise, and for the causes, April was a mellow month – vacation time. But then, her music is omnipresent so can there be a vacation without music? The U.S.A beckoned Sudha and her daughter Malavika. Commencing with
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22
Mar

The Woman’s March

BackMarch 2009 - The Woman's March After a fulfilling and hectic Marghazhi, crowned with five awards/titles, Sudha's musical diary gave space for some assorted activities in the months of February and March 2009. February 2009 saw her outside of town, at Hyderabad and Bengalooru for some memorable concerts, catering to her affectionate rasikas. There were also visits to Isha Foundation
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8
Mar

International Women’s day at Sri Ramachandra University

BackMarch 2009 Though it was 8 March that was the International Women's Day, the whole of the month saw Sudha involved in many women centric activities. As a woman achiever, she was felicitated by The Tchaikovsky Music Club & the Russian Centre for Science & Culture on 6 March, 2009 On 9 March, Sudha participated in a workshop 'Women in
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6
Jan

R(eign)aining raagas

BackJanuary 2009 - R(eign)aining Raagas The musical evenings of Chennai, in its peak of the Marghazhi season, musing rasikas making a bee line to listen to their choice musicians and choicest sabhas, continued discussions on music, taking notes and exchanging experiences…all these denote a healthy trend in the preservation and growth of carnatic music and its always a pleasure and
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21
Dec

The Marghazhi Bouquets

BackDecember 2008 – The Marghazhi Bouquets Sudha's first award for the Season 2008. The Sangeetha Kala Nipuna. A flurry of activities at the entrance of The Mylapore Fine Arts Club on the evening of 13 December, 2008, was indeed a harbinger to the prestigious function. Honouring Sudha Ragunathan with the title of Sangeetha Kala Nipuna. Known for its long standing
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4
Dec

Showcasing Tradition

BackShowcasing Tradition Film songs and patriotism on one hand, the diversification still was not enough. A good friend prodded her saying that along with her ‘paattu’ that has adorned many a heart, let her ‘pattu’ also embellish many a wardrobe. Thus began the story of Pothys and the ‘Parampara Pattu’! With some hesitation, Sudha decided to take the plunge and
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12
Aug

Different Strokes

BackAugust 2008 – Different Strokes Sudha’s activities in August were multifarious and gave her great satisfaction and fulfillment at the end of each event. She indeed would like to share her experiences with her dear rasikas. Sudha's talk at Great Lakes Institute of Management The Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, celebrated SWIM (Successful Women in Management) on 12th August
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12
Aug

Sudha’s talk at Great Lakes Institute of Management

BackSudha's talk at Great Lakes Institute of Management The Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, celebrated SWIM (Successful Women in Management) on 12th August 2008. SWIM is an initiative mooted by the students of Great Lakes Institute to empower women with strong traits to assume leadership roles in the corporate world. The day-long event was organized at Hotel Green Park.
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3
Mar

A musical maneuver for myriad causes

BackA musical maneuver for myriad causes - March 2008 It’s this ‘incredible India’, our very own motherland that has produced stalwarts in music in the days gone by, living legends of today and budding prodigies of tomorrow. With this music rich country, a treasure to safeguard and carry on down the generations, the All India Music Group has come together
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