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Bharath-Ilango Foundation for Asian Culture (BIFAC) organizes a lecture by Dr. R. Nagaswamy on “Bharata & Ilango” . Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam (Mg. Trustee, BIFAC) introduces the topic with demonstration by Artistes of Nrithyodaya, Chennai.

Padma Subrahmanyam is an Indian classical Bharatanatyam dancer. She is also a research scholar, choreographer, music composer, musician, teacher and author. Padma has a bachelor’s degree in Music, a Master’s degree in Ethno-Musicology, as well as a Ph.D. in Dance. Dr. Padma has received many awards and honors to her credit including ‘Padmashri’ in 1981, ‘Padma Bhushan’ in 2003, which are among the highest civilian awards of India.

Date: 15th June
Time: 5-00 pm
Venue: Subrahmanyam Hall, Old No: 5, IV Main Road, Gandhinagar, Chennai