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Benefit Concert by South Indian Nightingale
January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
K. S. Chithra or Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer and carnatic musician from Kerala. Chithra’s father, Krishnan Nair, was her first guru.
She has recorded more than 25,000 songs in various Indian languages, as well as foreign languages such as Malay, Latin, Arabic, Sinhalese, English and French. Chithra is the recipient of six National Film Awards (most by any female singer in India), eight Filmfare Awards and 36 different state film awards. She was honored with India’s civilian honor Padma Shri in 2005. She is the first Indian woman who was honored by House of Commons, British Parliament, United Kingdom in 1997. She is the only singer from India who was honored by the Government of China at the Qinghai International Music and Water Festival in 2009.
All proceeds go to Embracing The World (embracingtheworld.org) for its various charitable projects including supporting COVID-19 victims, orphanages and poverty alleviation. If you would like to donate, please visit: https://donate.amma.org.
LANGUAGES – Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi.
• Introduction by Vidya Vox
• Interactive Session with K.S. Chithra & Vidya Vox
• A brief message from Swami Dayamritananda Puri
• A short video on the Humanitarian Projects – Embracing The World
• Concluding Interactive Session with K.S. Chithra & Vidya Vox
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