It was last November that we had the Radhakalyanam and we took a vow that we will do it again in 2019.
I was always thinking – What does a Kalyanam like this do to us. Upon pondering, I realised that it builds a good community spirit, it gives Mana Nimmadi. Happiness is ushered in our houses. Postive vibrations build in the community as we work together. This year and last year, we did a number of Bhajan pre-events and everyone positively got together in a festival atmosphere.
Therefore, I am as excited as you all to start this grand SitaRama Kalyanam. We are all very blessed to have the presence of very great Bhagavathas who have come today upon our beckoning.
Presenting – Kalaimamani Award winner Brahmasri Dr Udayalur Kalyanaraman – Naamasankeerthanam has been running in his blood for over 40 years. What you will see today is sheer bliss. He is accompanied by
Sri Balasubramaniam Swaminathan also called Briga Balu. Last year, Birmingham was mesmerised by his voice. This year, he is back and we look forward for those great brighas.
What is Bhajans without the pakkavadyam. We have vidwan Rajasekaran Ramamurthy providing thunderous beats on his Mridangam
Accompanioed by Dolki/Mridangam expert Vinod Pallipuram Venkateswaran
The ever smiling Shankararaman Venkataraman on Harmonium
We also have the pleasure of listening to the vocals of Sri Ravi Muthurajan who has just arrived in the UK this morning. He was so excited to join the troupe and he has made it all the way.
This post if to highlight and present the video recordings of the entire Sitakalyanam right from Carnatic-Circle’s bhajan afternoon followed by Dr Udayalur’s Sitakalyanam.