Book on Baratha Natyam released in Mannar

[TamilNet, Monday, 06 February 2006, 16:44 GMT]
A research book on Baratha Natyam written by Miss Pavithra Edwin Christie of Mannar was released at an event held in Mannar Town Hall Monday evening. The author is a Fine Arts graduate passed out from Trichy Arts College in South India. Mr.Vithianantharasa, Principal of Mannar Siththivinayagar Hindu College presided.

Mr.Selvam Adaikalanathan, Wanni district parliamentarian was the special guest and the guests of honor were Mr.M.A.Ravel, Mannar Zonal Director of Education and Ms S.R.Jude, Deputy Director of health Services, Mannar district and Rev.Fr.N.Maria Xavier, Head of the Centre for performing Arts, sources said.

Mr.Selvam Adaikalanathan said Mannar people witnessing an even after a spell of several years in the field of promoting Tamil culture and traditional arts. He said Tamils of today are only giving important place to South Indian films and not to traditional arts.

 

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