KANAKAVALLI JOURNAL

SEPTEMBER VIGNETTE : THANGAM VENKATESAN - A LIFE IN BLOOM

SEPTEMBER VIGNETTE : THANGAM VENKATESAN - A LIFE IN BLOOM
Kanakavalli’s September Vignette, Thangam Venkatesan is more than a doctor. A reluctant physician to begin with, Thangam has now come to believe that pursuing medicine shaped her destiny. She is an international medical expert, a teacher and academician, a meditation instructor, an avid gardener, a mother, daughter, wife, and traveller, inhabiting her many roles with grace and love.
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JULY VIGNETTE : JAYANTHI KUMARESH - SERENADING TRADITION

JULY VIGNETTE : JAYANTHI KUMARESH - SERENADING TRADITION
“For me, tradition is about addition,” says Jayanthi Kumaresh, one of the country’s finest Veena artistes, who began playing the instrument at the age of three. Jayanthi, Kanakavalli's July Vignette, believes in the versatility of her art form and its relevance in a modern context, having performed at traditional Carnatic concerts and at international jazz festivals.
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