The Madras Music Academy in Chennai has announced that Margazhi concerts on Carnatic music that are scheduled for December this year would be held online, The News Minute reported.
According to the report, N Murali, the president of The Madras Music Academy said that the institution did not want to take chances waiting until the last minute and has decided to take the festival online.
Though the format of the annual music festival is yet to be finalised, Murali said the online event would be a shortened version of the physical concert, the report added.
Every year, the Madras Music Academy confers the Sangeetha Kalanidhi award on people who are contributing to the field of Carnatic music. Besides, it also gives out titles like Sangeetha Kala Acharya and Nrithya Kalanidhi to musicians and dancers respectively.