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March 23, 2019, 5pm sharp
On then occasion of the 90th Anniversary celebration of the THE SAMSKRITA ACADEMY, CHENNAI  will be  honouring and felicitating THE DHANANJAYANS  along with couple of other eminent persons.
Hon Shri. BANWARILAL PUROHIT  Governor of TAMIZHNAADU will be presiding.  You are requested to be at the venue by 4.30 p.m before the governor's arrival
Venue: The Madras Sanskrit College premises, (Near Valluvar statue) 84 Thiru Vi Ka road, Mylapore, Chennai

THE SAME DAY AT 6.30 p.m at Raani Seethai Hall Gemini Circle, Mount Road  SHANTA DHANANJAYAN  is being honoured with a LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD  by Raindrops Cultural Association.All are welcome.
International women's day celebration.



January 31, 2019, 6pm

Performance by Divya shivsundar at Rukmini Arangam, Kalakshetra. Nattuvangam by C.P.Satyajit.

January 23, 2019
Performance by Shafeekdeen -Sabana duo,  Ernakulam, Cochin

January 17, 2019
Performance by Puneet & Tania, BGS at Petachi Hall. Nattuvangam by C.P.Satyajit.

January 13, 2019

Naatyaachaaryas VP Dhananjayan & Shanta Dhananjayan  received the “Bharata Muni Samman" (2018)  from Nalanda  University ( NDRC, Mumbai). Dr.Kanak Rele - the founder and director,  NDRC gave away the award and honour  to them along with two other stalwarts - in the field of hindustani music (Dr. Prabah Atre) and Maharashatra stage actor and film actor. (Vikram Gokhale) in a colourful  ceremony  on 13th January 2019. 

January 12, 2019, 4.30pm
Bharatanaatyam by Akhila Kaveri, MFA, Mylapore.

January 12, 2019
Samskruti Arts Mumbai -   VPD-CPS  duo at  Mudra theatre

January 10, 2019
Solo performance by Puneet Panda at RR Sabha. Nattuvangam by C.P.Satyajit.

January 10, 2019, 6-7pm
Bharatanaatyam by Uttia Barua, at Music Academy, main hall.

January 4, 2019, 8.30 - 10am
Sangeetha kala Aachaarya awardee V.P.DHANANJAYAN was one of the panelists at Music academy  on the topic "Teaching 21st century skills through classical dance" at the Kasturi Srinivasan Hall. 

January 4, 2019,  10am
Bharatanaatyam by Madhav Hayagriv,  Indian Fine Arts Society, Ethiraj Kalayana mandapam.  Nattuvangam by C.P.Satyajit.

January 3, 2019, 5pm

Shanta Dhananjayan received the "Nritya Kalaanidhi" honour & award from the most prestigious institution Madras Music Academy on January 3, 2019, the Naatya festival inaugural day at TTK auditorium, Music academy.
(To refresh the memory, Dhananjayan received the equivalent award "Sangeeta Kalaa Achaarya" from the Academy on 4th January 2005)

January 3, 2019, 7.30pm
Solo Bharatanaatyam by Shobana Bhalchandra,  Brahma Gana Sabha at  Pethachi auditorium, Mylapore

January 2, 2019
Solo performance by Tania Puneet at MFA.