VEENA &  KATHAK  Dance Performance of Indian Artists and Local Cultural Events

Performing arts and workshop of Indian Artists and “Karai Eara Marukkam Odankal” by local artists were held on 26th, 27 of January, 2020 with the collaboration of Consulate General of India, Jaffna and Cultural Affairs Unit of Ministry of Education, Northern Province.

On 26th January, 2020, the first day of the event held at Co-operative Hall of Kilinochchi at 2.00 p.m under the chair of Mrs.Sujeeva Sivathas, Assistant Director of Cultural Affairs Unit, Ministry of Education. Hon.S.Balachandran, Consul General of India, Jaffna graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Mr.T.Sathyaseelan, Additional Government Agent of Kilinochi District participated as special guest. “Kathak” dance performance by Mrs. Jeyasree Aachariya, famous Indian Kathak artist and “Karai Eara Marukkam Odankal” were staged.

On 27.01.2020 the second day of the event, workshop by Indian Artists was also chaired by Mrs.Sujeeva Sivathas , Assistant Director of Cultural Affairs Unit, Ministry of Education at Ramanathan Acadamy, University of Jaffna at 8.30 a.m. Prof. K.Kanthasamy, Competent Authority of University of Jaffna invited as Chief Guest of the event. Shri. M.Krishnamoorthy, Officer of the Consulate General of India participated as special guest. Dr.K.Suthagar,Dean,Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna also took part.

Evening session of 2nd day was presided by L. Ilaangovan, Secretary, Ministry of Education at Golden Jubilee Hall, Puthukkudiyiruppu at 2.00 p.m. Mrs Rupavathi Ketheeswaran Government Agent and Mr. George, Officer of Consulate General of India were the special guests. Mr. E. Pradhapan, Divisional Secretary of Puthukudiyiruppu was a part to this event as guest of honour. Performing arts of Indian artists and “Karai Eara Marukkum Odangal” were staged. All artists, teachers and students joined and enjoyed this fruitful event.




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