South Indian Cultural Association (SICA) is organising a 2-day Annamacharya Sangeetotsavam on 27th and 28th January at the Ravindra Bharathi auditorium. Hyderabad vocalists Duddu Radhika and Sattiraju Venumadhav will be rendering a few Annamacharya keertanas on both the days, as scheduled below:
6:30pm - Annamayya Sankeerthanas By Duddu Radhika
6:30pm - Annamayya Sankeerthanas By S Venu Madhav
SICA was founded in 1959 by Dewan Bahadur Aramuda Iyengar, the Finance Minister of Hyderabad's Nizam, and a patron of Carnatic music. The association has, since then, organised more than 1,000 concerts. It has provided a basic platform for upcoming artistes that include U P Raju and Nagamani, Mandolin Srinivas and the Malladi Brothers.
SICA conducts workshops, felicitates artistes, and provides both moral and financial support to upcoming artistes. Dr. S Chakravarthy, IAS, former Chief Secretary to the Goverment Of Andhra Pradesh, is the current President of the association, and R Chakrapani is the General Secretary.
Entry is by donor passes of Rs. 100 / Rs. 50 / Rs. 30 per head. Please contact R Chakrapani, Secretary of SICA, at 98491-24675 for further details.