Sankaram 2004

This was the first ever event of its kind featuring congregational singing by 5000 school children from about 50 schools, held at the University Centenary auditorium, Chennai. The function was presided by the former President of India Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam and Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal. The project was jointly presented by Sankara Health Centre, Pammal, Chennai and Mudhra. Dr.Radha Bhaskar trained the children. Earlier, a CD containing the songs to be sung by the children was recorded by Dr.Radha and selected children and this was circulated to all the participating schools. The respective music teachers trained the children and finally through a few grand rehearsals, the songs were perfected. The 5000 children gathered at the auditorium, sang in perfect unison to the accompaniment of a grand orchestra.