Padma Shri Aruna Sairam

Act Name - Aruna Sairam, traditional Carnatic performance

Description of the act-
n this special concert for the Mahindra Kabira Festival, Padma Shri Aruna Sairam will present a traditional Carnatic performance, covering a range of poetry from mystic composers of the Southern belt. The performance will also feature Abhang and Kabir poetry, presented in the Dakshina Sampradaya Bhajana Paddhati, showcasing the essence of Kabir through the Carnatic art form.

Artist Info

More About Padma Shri Aruna Sairam

Aruna Sairam is a Carnatic vocalist, composer, collaborator, humanitarian, speaker and an icon. Steeped in Bhava, expression, and spirituality, Aruna Sairam’s music evokes Bhakti, devotion, in the listener. With her immense scholarship and rootedness in Indian culture, she has taken the classical Carnatic form and popularised it amongst the masses. Aruna has taken Carnatic music to prestigious venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall - London, Carnegie Hall - New York, Royce Hall - Los Angeles, the Festival of Sacred Music - Morocco, the Oud Festival - Jerusalem. The Indian Government nominated Aruna to represent India at the opening of the International Book Fair at Frankfurt. She was also invited to perform at the Commonwealth Games. In 2015, she was elected Vice-Chairperson, Sangeet Natak Akademi, Delhi.