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Sangita Kalanidhi Award

Why is it in the news?

  • Carnatic vocalist M. Krishna has been honoured with the Sangita Kalanidhi award for 2024 by the Music Academy.

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  • M. Krishna is known for his powerful voice, adherence to tradition, and experimentation with the format of Carnatic music. He has also used music as a tool for social reform.
  • M. Krishna acknowledged the significance of the award and its past recipients, including his teacher Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer and M.S. Subbulakshmi.
·       The Nritya Kalanidhi award for 2024 will be presented to Dr. Neena Prasad, who has received training in various classical dance forms and holds a Ph.D. from Rabindra Bharathi University.

 

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