Silver Jubilee celebrations will be held on July 3 presided over by the Mayor of Croydon…reports Asian Lite
Sangeetha of the UK, a name synonymous with art, music and culture in the Kerala community, will be celebrating its Silver jubilee on Sunday, July 3, 2016 from 5pm at the Fairfield Halls (Ashcroft Theatre), Park Lane CR9 1DG, Croydon. Established in 1991, Sangeetha runs several arts and dance lessons for the welfare of the South Asian community.
Classes for various activities are held every Sunday at Lanfranc school from 1.00 pm to 8.00pm. Currently Sangeetha tutors around 321 students with fifteen teachers and two administrators. Sangeetha also boasts of being the only Malayalee organisation in the UK conducting classes with 321 students. Sangeetha’s arts and cultural classes are also a stepping ladder to many students as part of their academic achievement. Sangeetha students take exams with Trinity and Ofaal examination board twice every year.
Sangeetha caters to a variety of cultural activities such as Classical dance, Cinematic dance, Carnatic music, Violin, Veena, Drums, Mridangam, Guitar, Flute, and Chenda. The association is in the process of creating a traditional Kerala theme with Kathakali, Theyyam, Chenda on the main foyer. Sangeetha’s 25th anniversary celebrations will be graced by Croydon mayor and the deputy Mayor, who will the chief guests for the occasion.
Sangeetha’s silver jubilee event will be sponsored by Lyca Mobiles, UAE Exchange, Allied Finance, First Ring Online Tuition & Kalpa Restaurant. The event will also be the end of a long chequered voluntary service rendered by Prakash Ramaswamy, chairman of Sangeetha of the UK, who has decided to step down. Sangeetha’s new management will look after the class activities on Sundays from September.