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Updates / additions to the site in 2020

Madras December Music / Dance Season


Chennai December Season 2020-21 (Online concerts)

Tamil Heritage Trust - The Uttaramerur Inscription

THT Indology Festival 2020, Online Festival presented by Tamil Heritage Trust from Nov 30th to Dec 6th

The Asian Contemporary Fine Art Competition

Days After Mother’s Death, 14-YO Kerala Boy’s Painting on Moms Wins Global Award - Gopi Karelia,, Jan 22, 2020

gallery g is offering a selection of art works at a 20 percent discount

Award Lecture by Madhusudhanan Kalaichelvan, Winner of the first THT-Prof S Swaminathan Heritage Award at 5.30 pm, on Saturday, October 3, 2020

The eleventh KALASAGAR AWARDS for exemplary contribution in the field of traditional performing arts for the year 2020

Raja Ravi Varma Heritage Foundation - talk by eminent historian and archivist - Deepthi Sasidharan on Sep 18, 2020 06:30 PM in India

A solo exhibition of Dinesh Magar, titled Heaven Sent - a new collection of hand-painted works on brass from September 14, 2020 organised by gallery g

The Buddhist Heritage of Andhra Pradesh A Digital Talk by Dr. E Siva Nagi Reddy presented by Tamil Heritage Trust on Saturday, 5th September 2020 at 05.30pm

India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) invites proposals for 25x25, Marking 25 Years of Grantmaking at IFA - 25 grants of Rs 25,000/- each

Tamil Heritage Trust presents two Talks from their Archives as part of Madras Day (August 22)

Deepanjana Pal, the final Speaker of  Season "5" For the 5th Year of Raja Ravi Varma Heritage Foundation - galleryg

Tamil Heritage Trust presents Hoysala Architecture - Some Unique Observations, A digital talk by Dr. G. Manoj on Saturday, August 1st, 2020 at 5.30 pm

'The Kashmir Paisley Shawl and Beyond', Jamawar Treasures - an IAAC Digital Exclusive on June 5th, 11 am EST / 8.:30 pm IST

Tamil Heritage Trust presents The Baolis of Delhi, A talk in English by Vikramjit Rooprai, 6th June 2020, Saturday 5:30pm

ICCR announces Global Art Competition "UNITED AGAINST CORONA-EXPRESS THROUGH ART" inviting artworks from India & the world promoting #ArtinthetimeofCorona.

A Digital Lecture - Culturescaping by Professor Swaminathan presented by Tamil Heritage Trust on 4th April 2020

List of NABL accredited diagnostic labs which have the capacity to conduct COVID-19 tests with reagents as per ICMR guidelines

Tamil Heritage Trust has set up the THT-Prof S Swaminathan Heritage Award to recognise the contributions of "heritage heroes"

Thyagayya TV organised Saint Thyagaraja Aradhana and achieved not 1 but 3 entries into the Guinness Book of World Records

Six Yards and 365 days Opens its Chapter in Rajasthan, a unique initiative driven by Ms. Sunita Budhiraja to support the weaving community and handloom sector, opened one of its several regional chapters in Jaipur.

The govt of Madhya Pradesh, Dept of Culture, Ustad Alauddin Khan Sangeet evam Kala Academi, Madhya Pradesh Sanskriti Parishad present the KHAJURAHO DANCE FESTIVAL

Artist Darshana Bajaj opens her studio to people

Apply for Giri Fine Arts Annual Festival 2020-21

Aquaterra Adventures - March to October

IFA calendar - a select showcase of exciting IFA projects covering 2020 and early 2021

A solo show by Bharti Prajapati at gallery g

VEDAS & ECOFEMINISM | Rajiv Malhotra In Conversation with Vandana Shiva

Past Forward: Celebrating Critical Practices.40 diverse artistic expressions

Tamil Heritage Trust - Monthly Talk # 129 - " Trees in our Temples, Lore and Literature", A Talk in Tamil by Rajani Arjun Shankar

SMART - a three-day workshop on Management for theatre groups, to sharpen the thinking and working processes

eco-friendly biodegradable tableware - ARS Enterprises

Sunita Budhiraja, an author and music scholar was honoured with 'Shreshth Kriti' 'Chhap Samman' Award 2019, in the non-fiction category from Amar Ujala Foundation for her book 'Rasraj: Pandit Jasraj'

A centenary tribute to Vidvan Madurai S Somasundaram by Lalitharam at the 93rd Annual Conference & Concerts 2019, The Music Academy Madras
Academic Sessions, 25 Dec 2019 -

11 th year Hindu Spritual &Services fair, Lighting of Shivalayaas Kuzhu

Exhibition at Gallery Art Motif, 'The Art of Hand Painted Textiles' by Ajit Kumar Das

Padma awards 2020 -

Art show presented by Art Alive Gallery - YOU WILL KNOW ME: Migration Stories Curated by Tara Sabharwal

India's first Activotel - Aquaterra Adventures

Oct 2020

Pencil Sketch of Dancing Ganesha, Shamlaji, Gujarat by Sumathi

Nartana Ganesha by Aparna

Embroidery by S.Janaki

Sep 2020
Artisticks - Art for architecture since 1989

Shodasa Lakshmi

Navarathri Golu 2020

19 Mar 2020
Slokam for destroying all germs
a Verse from the Krishna Yajur veda TaithriIya AaraNyakaa about destroying all germs

Bangalore Sisters - Profile

Snippets section has been moved to
Dec 2020
Great Living Chola Temples

Nov 2020
Snippets - Dance
Snippets - Tanjore Paintings

Oct 2020
Snippets - Peria Koil

June 2020
the thousand pillars hall in the Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple

PaintingsKerala MuralsMadhubaniMiniature paintingsPatachitra

May 2020
village folk dances

Feb 20, 2020
7 Shiva temples in Mylapore

Lyrics for
Nov 2020
Deivame Deivame nandri solven Deivame - Deiva Magan (1969)
Oct 2020
enga mudhalali thanga mudhalali - Mudhalali (1957)
eri karaiyin mele - Mudhalali (1957)
engirundho vandhaar - Mudhalali (1957)
sumaithaangi saaindhaal - Thanga Padhakkam (1974)
endrum thunbamillai, ini sogamillai - Punar Jenmam (1961) - TMS
endrum thunbamillai, ini sogamillai - Punar Jenmam (1961)- Susheela
azhagu dheivam mella mella - Pesum Dheivam (1967)

Sep 2020
kungumam mangala mangaiyar kungumam - Kungumam (1963)
chinnanchiriya vannaparavai - Kungumam (1963)
thoongadha kannendru - Kungumam (1963)
Ulagam samanilai pera vendum - Agathiyar (1972)

July 2020
Kanindha aliyodu - Anaarkali (1955)
thullaadha manamum thullum (1957) - Kalyaana Parisu 

Dec 2020
Jay Varma , mostly a self-taught artist who combines a dramatic sense of colour with extraordinary detail, continues a rich history of artistic tradition, skill and reputation through several generations of his family. Begun by Raja Ravi Varma and continued by Rukmini Varma, humanist realism and its inherent poetry has been a constant inspiration for him.

Exquisite Artworks From Last 35 Years

Sep 2020
a collection of translation / interpretation of the mantras of the Vedas

Aug 2020
The Raja Ravi Varma Heritage Foundation

Aug 2020
Dhepa Dhol / Dhepa Dhulia dance
- Meenakshi Medhi,, August 12, 2016

Apr 2020
MillionCenters - app that connects students with teachers and learning centers near them

Jan 2020
high-quality handcrafted products from India