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South India Fine Arts (SIFA), a regd. 501c (3) non-profit organization is the premier organization in San Francisco Bay Area dedicated to the promotion, preservation, and presentation of South Indian fine arts.
 
SIFA 2016 Sponsor Membership is open. Please visit the
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SIFA proudly announces the centennial celebration of Bharat Ratna Smt. M.S. Subbulakshmi in 2016.
 
We look forward to your early registration for Sponsorship for 2016. Please click here to renew.
 

Upcoming Events
 

Thyagaraja
Thyagaraja Aradhana Day
Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 9.00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Shirdi Sai Parivaar
1221 California Circle, Milpitas, CA 95035
Map/Directions...
 
Timing:
     Pancharatna Krithis: 9.00 a.m.
     Thyagarajan to Thyagabrahmam - Skit on Childhood of Saint Thygaraja: 10.00 a.m.
     Individual Singing: 10.30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
 
There has been a change in the registration dates for Sponsors and Non-sponsors. Please look for details on the Tday page.
 
Click here for Program details, guidelines and registration...
 

Kum. Sruti Sarathy - Vocal
Shri. Vignesh Thyagarajan - Violin
Shri. Vignesh Venkataraman - Mridangam
Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 2:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
Map/Directions...
 

Neyveli Shri. Santhanagopalan - Vocal
Smt. Anu Sridhar - Violin
Shri. Sriram Brahmanandam - Mridangam
Shri. Ganesh Ramnarayanan - Kanjira
Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
Map/Directions...
 
Artist's Website:
  Neyveli Shri. Santhanagopalan...
 

Smt. Gayathri Venkataraghavan - Vocal
Mysore Shri. Srikanth - Violin
Neyveli Shri. Skanda Subramanian - Mridangam
Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St., Milpitas, CA 95035
Map/Directions...
 
Artist's Website:
  Smt. Gayathri Venkataraghavan...
  Mysore Shri. Srikanth...
 

Sangeetha Kalanidhi Shri. T. N. Krishnan - Violin
Prof. Trichy Sankaran - Mridangam
Shri. K. V. Gopalakrishnan - Kanjira
Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: TBD
 
Artist's Website:
  Sangeetha Kalanidhi Shri. T. N. Krishnan...
 

Chinmaya Sisters Smt. Uma and Smt. Radhika - Vocal
Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
Map/Directions...
 
Artist's Website:
  Chinmaya Sisters Smt. Uma and Smt. Radhika...
 

Vasanthothsavam - Saturday April 23 and Sunday April 24, 2016
 
JagadOdhAranA : The Art of Transcendence
A Musical Discourse Tribute to Dr. M. S. SubbulakshmI
Featuring “nAmA nirantarI”: An Ensemble of Leading Bay Area Musicians
Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 10:00 a.m.- 12 noon
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
Map/Directions...
 
Dance collaboration
Smt. Bindu Pratap, Smt. Deepa Mahadevan, Smt. Sunita Pendakanti
Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 1:30 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
Map/Directions...
Lalgudi Smt. Vijayalakshmi - Violin
Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
Map/Directions... Artist's Website:
  Lalgudi Smt. Vijayalakshmi...
Venu Vina Duet
Smt. Shantala Subramanyam - Flute
Sri. Vishaal Sapuram - Chitravina
Sri. Melakkaveri Balaji - Mridangam
Smt. Sukkanya Ramgopal - Ghatam
Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Smithwick Theater, Foothill College
12345 El Monte Rd., Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Map/Directions...
 
Artist's Website:
  Smt. Shantala Subramanyam...
 
Saayujya - a collaboration of music and dance by
Carnatic maestro, Shri. T. M. Krishna and
Bharatanatyam exponent, Kalaimamani Smt. Priyadarsini Govind
Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Smithwick Theater, Foothill College
12345 El Monte Rd., Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Map/Directions...
 
Artist's Website:
  Shri. T. M. Krishna...
  Kalaimamani Smt. Priyadarsini Govind...
 

Sangeetha Kalanidhi Shri. T. N. Seshagopalan - Harikatha
Shri. Hemmige Srivatsan - Violin
Shri. Shriram Brahmanandam - Mridangam
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
Map/Directions...
 
Artist's Website:
  Sangeetha Kalanidhi Shri. T. N. Seshagopalan...
 

Shri. Pattabhirama Pandit - Vocal
Shri. VVS Murari - Violin
Trivandrum Shri. Balaji - Mridangam
Shri. Chandrasekara Sharma - Kanjira
Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
Map/Directions...
 

Shri. R. Suryaprakash - Vocal
Kum. Sruti Sarathy - Violin
Shri. Shriram Brahmanandam - Mridangam
Saturday, June 4, 2016
 
Venue: TBD
 
Artist's Website:
  Shri. R. Suryaprakash...
 

Fall season 2016 line up:
  • Kunnakudi Shri. Balamurali Krishna
  • Shri. Dushyanth Sridhar
  • Shri. Sandeep Narayan
  • Mysore Brothers Shri. Nagaraj and Shri. Manjunath
 

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