STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Diff-abled Let Their Voices Wow Judges at Music Fest

Published: 02nd December 2014 06:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd December 2014 06:06 AM   |  A+A-

Music-Fest

CHENNAI: Predictions about a heavy monsoon and a cloudy sky could not hamper the spirits of music enthusiasts who came together for the ‘Vodafone Parallel Music Fest’ on Sunday. The event was organised by the Rotary Club of Madras Coromandel. This is the second edition of the music competition, which aims to showcase differently-abled singers from across the State.

The event had singers from the age group of 13 to 25 years, vying for the prize,  irrespective of their qualification, among categories such as classical carnatic vocals and light music instrumental.

The organisers have planned to bring out the talent in the differently abled, stories of which are waiting to see the light of the day. The judges included OS Arun and other trained musicians such as Aruna Suresh and Pushkala Ramky. OS Arun says, “I have recommended some of their names to major music fests. The bar has been raised this year.”

The final round of the competition is proposed to be held at the Music academy on December 3, which also happens to be ‘World Disability Day’ and judged by OS Arun, differently abled carnatic vocalists Karaikal Jai Shankar and H Ramakrishnan.  Karaikal Jai Shankar and H Ramakrishnan will be conferred the title ‘Distinguished Differently Abled Artiste’.

Apart from music competition, 100 participants showcased performed at an event for differently abled musicians.

Stay up to date on all the latest Chennai news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp