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Swathi Utzav: (May 13, 2017) Tribute to Maharaja Swathi Thirunal

Welcome to "Swathi Utzav" by Maithry! Together we celebrate the lasting legacy of Swathi Thirunal Ramavarma, the great composer and Maharaja of Travancore. Bay Area fine arts lovers unite to put on an amazing event featuring the works of the great Maharaja who had compositions in most major Indian languages. While Hindustani and Carnatic vocalists present his wonderful and deep music works, dancers specializing in Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak and Mohiniyattam perform based on his kriti-s.

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  • Event: "Swathi Utzav" - Tribute to Maharaja Swathi Thirunal 
  • Venue: Sanatan Dharma Kendra, 3102 Landess Ave. San Jose CA
  • Date/Time: Saturday, May 13, 2017. 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM


  • 9:30 AM: Registration & Check-In
    10 AM: Group singing of Bhavayami Raghuramam
  • 10:30 AM: Recognition of Senior artists and teachers of the Bay Area
  • 11:00 AM - 4 PM: Music & Dance by Bay Area artists paying respects to Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma Maharaja of Travancore.
  • 4:30 PM: Conclusion and recognition.