Nov. 2017: 59th Annual Art Festival:


07.11.2017   Sri P. Unnikrishnan  …   …     Vocal

08.11.2017   Smt. Sudha Raghunathan ..  Vocal

09.11.2017   Sri Trichur V. Ramachandran ..Vocal

10.11.2017   Dr Jayaprada Ramamurthy …  Flute Ensemble

11.11.2017   Nirupama & Rajendra and their Desciples
                    Kathak & Bharathanatyam Jugalbandhi

Time : At 6.15 pm Daily
Venue: Ravindra Bharathi, Hyderabad
Admission: FREE to all SICA Life and Annual Members.
                     For others by Daily Donor passes only


SICA Music Competitions 2017 Winners

Following are the Results of the Carnatic  Vocal Music Competitions held by SICA on 8.1.2017:


First Prize:            Anaya Palakadoty
Second:                Anagha Purushothaman
Third :                   Veda Raju
Consolation:        K Srivatsan & Chitaa Harini


First :                     S. Amukta
Second                  R Vembu Pushkala
Third                      Shreyas Naga Venkata Kuchibhotla
Consolation:          V. Pranathi & Avani Chetluri


First:                       G. Prudhvi
Second                   Anagha Chella
Third                       D V L Haripriya.
Consolation:          Kaza Vinay Sridhar

Annual Bharatha Natyam Competitions-2017

SOUTH INDIAN CULTURAL ASSOCIATION (SICA), Hyderabad, is organising its 2nd NATIONAL LEVEL COMPETITIONS in BHARATHA NATYAM for the award of a SILVER CUP to the Best Young Bharatha Natyam Dancer.  The competitions will be open to those in the age group of 15 to 25 years and who have learning experience of minimum of five years from any Bharathnatyam Guru or any Institution teaching Bharathanatyam. Interested candidates can send in their applications to the Hon. Secretary, South Indian Cultural Association, 2-2-647/77/g, Srinivasa Nagar, Bagh Amberpet, Hyderabad 500013 to reach on or before 4th Feb 2017 or online to  

The competitions will be held on 11th Feb. 2017 from 5:00 pm onwards at Ravindra Bharathi, Conference Hall in First Floor.

For more details, please contact on Mobile: 98491 24675/94408 84863


Annual Music Competitions

SICA Annual Competitions in Carnatic Vocal Music

SICA has been organizing these competitions for different age groups mainly to encourage the youth to take to classical music and to provide necessary encouragement to them. The age groups are:

  1. SUB JUNIORS     Age above  8 years and below 11 yearsw
  2. JUNIORS …         Age above 11 years and below 15 years
  3. SENIORS ….        Age above 15 years and below 21 years ( as on 31.12.2016 )

Venue:             Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Basheerbagh, Hyderabad.

Date & Time:    8th Jan. 2017 Sun day),  from 9:00 AM

Registration:    on or before 4th Jan. 2017

For details, please contact Sri R. Chakrapani, M: 9849124675   e.mail:

58th Annual Art Festival- Nov. 2016

South Indian Cultural Association (SICA) Hyderabad announces its 58th Annual Art festival from 13 to 19 NOV. 2016.

Venue: RAVINDRA BHARATHI Main Auditorium

13 Nov. 2016: Carnatic Vocal Duet:  PRIYA SISTERS

14 Nov. 2016: Bharathanatyam Solo: Thematic Presentation ”KARNA”: 

                                                             Smt. BALADEVI CHANDRASEKHAR (USA)

15 Nov. 2016: Carnatic Vocal         : Sri SANJAY SUBRAMANIAM

16 Nov. 2016: Carnatic Vocal          : PRINCE RAMA VARMA

17 Nov. 2016: Carnatic Vocal          : Sri T.M. KRISHNA

18 Nov. 2016: JUGAL BANDI Instrumental : Pt. RONU MAJUMDAR &  


19 Nov. 2016: Violin Duet              : MYSORE NAGARAJ & Dr.MANJUNATH

Oct.2016 Programmes

SICA’S PROGRAMMES for  Oct. 2016:

13TH Oct. 2016: Carnatic Vocal Concert by : KALYAN VASANTH

14th Oct. 2016 : Carnatic Vocal Concert by: Smt. Duddu Radhika

For both days: Venue : Conference Hall, 1st Floor, Ravindra Bharathi.

Time  : 6.30 p.m.


23rd Oct. 2016 Sunday: KASEDAN KADAVULADA 

24th Oct. 2016 Monday: SOPPANA VAZHVIL

by  Y.G. MAHENDRAN’S Troupe from Chennai.
For both days: VENUE : BHARATIYA VIDYA BHAVAN, Bashirbagh.

 Time: 6:30 p.m.


28.09.2016: Sankaran Namboothiri Vocal Concert

????????????????????????????????????Viinjamuri Memorial Concert 2016 organised by SICA has been delivered by Sri Sankaran Namboothiri. He commenced the concert with sloka Guru Brahma  Guru Vishnu Guru Maheswara followed by Thyagaraja krithis  Abhista Varada Sri Mahaganapathe (Click to listen) in Hamsadwani and Enduku Nirdaya (Click to listen)  in Harikambhoji. Then he rendered a rare Thyagaraja krithi Narasimha Nanu brovave (Click here to Listen in Bilahari ragam and Swathi Thirunal composition Parama Purusha in Vasantha ragam. Later he took to Ragam, Thanam Pallavi and concluded with a Tillana.