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South Indian Cultural Association, Hyderabad

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Formation  1959
Headquarters  Hyderabad, India
Key people  Dr. S.Chakravarthi, IAS (retd) President, R Chakrapani (Hony Secretary),

South Indian Cultural Association or SICA is a non profit organization for carnatic music and dance. It is located in Hyderabad, India. The main function of the organisation is to organise cultural events mainly at Ravindra Bharathi.


Renowned Classical music and dance artists perform for SICA during their festival in February and March.


SICA was established in 1959. SICA is celebrating its Golden Jubilee in 2009 and the year-long celebrations are concluding at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Hyderabad on August 16, 2009.

List of Performers

The artists who performed for SICA over the years are: Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna, Madurai T.N.Seshagopalan, Kadri Gopalanath, Urmila Satyanarayana, Flute N.Ramani, Nedunuri Krishnamurthy, Hyderabad Brothers, Hyderabad Sisters, N.Ch.Parthasarathy, Vani Jayaram, G.J.R.Krishnan, Kartik Seshadri, Mandolin U.Srinivas, Shashank Subramanyam, Dr.Jayaprada Ramamurthy, Unnikrishnan, Priya Sisters, Sanjay Subramanian, Sudha Ragunathan, Nithyasree Mahadevan, Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala, Malladi Brothers, Veena Srinivas, Yamini Reddy, Pantula Rama

Upcoming Events

Admission free to members of SICA and invited guests; for others by daily donor passes available at the venue an hour before the programmes. New Members enrolled. Ph 98491 24675/94408 84863


SOUTH INDIAN CULTURAL ASSOCIATION (SICA) presents a grand Festival of Music and Dance from FEBRUARY 11TH TO 17TH Feb 2013, daily at 6.30 pm at Ravindra Bharathi, Hyderabad., Artists participating : Feb 11th:Trichur V. Ramachandran(vocal), 12th: RAJAN & SAJAN MISHRA,Hindusthani Vocal Duet, 13th:DR SOBHA NAIDU with her disciples presents JAGADANANDAKAARAKA Kuchupudi dance ballet,14th SIKKIL GURUCHARAN, Vocal, 15th KADRI GOPALNATH and party, SAXOPHONE, 16th :Kum.A.KANYAKUMARI and party, VIOLIN PANCHAGAM 17TH :PRIYA SISTERS,Chennai Devotional music (thematic presentation.) Admission by SEASON DONOR PASSES,AT CONCESSIONAL RATES to ALL LIFE AND ANNUAL MEMBERS OF SICA at Rs.400/- or Rs.200 per head. These festival programmes are organised mainly for the benefit of SICA members and we would like that a major portion of our LIFE MEMBERS and annually paying members reserve their seats well in advance,at the concessional rates offered above., For non members at extra rates.Reservation of seats can be done at the office of the Association daily between 5.00 & 6.30 pm In case your subscription is due in Jan please pay it off on the above date when you attend the programme. We would thank you to help us in enrolling new LIFE and Annual members from amongst yourfriends and relatives. For any further details,pl contact 98491 24675/94408 84863/8885151420

Past Events

  • March 20, 2011 - S. Shashank, Flute
  • March 21, 2011 - Madurai T. N. Seshagopalan, Vocal
  • March 22, 2011 - Sudha Ragunathan, Vocal
  • References

    South Indian Cultural Association, Hyderabad Wikipedia

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