May 07, 2012, 02.28 PM IST | Source: PTI

Thousands of musicians perform at SilliconAndhra event in Hyd

Thousands of musicians perform at SilliconAndhra event in Hyd

Hyderabad, May 6 (PTI) Thousands of musicians today came on a single platform to showcase their skills in playing traditional instruments at an event organised by the SilliconAndhra at L B Stadium here. The patrons of instruments like 'nadasvarams' and 'dhols' to name a few, left the audience spellbound at the 'international convention of traditional and auspicious instruments' an initiative by the organisation. The SiliconAndhra is a non-profit organisation with goals to maintain and perpetuate the Telugu culture, literature and tradition among the Telugu-speaking people of USA. The event was aimed at highlighting the significance of traditional music and culture, the organisers said. The Union Minister of State for HRD D Purandeswari lauded the initiative, saying "it would go a long way in upholding the traditions". The event was inaugurated yesterday by Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan and his Tamil Nadu counterpart K Rosaiah.

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