Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is pleased to announce a onetime grant initiative named: Meena Srinivasan Memorial Award (MSMA) for emerging Indian Artists, performing in the areas of Carnatic Music and Indian Classical Dance. Meena Srinivasan was a passionate supporter of Indian Carnatic music. With a purpose of leveraging the promotion of Indian arts and culture in Canada, the MSMA grant is aiming at assisting two talented young Indian artists with travel subsidies to visit to Canada in order to participate in cultural events or competitions, to be held in Canada. Number and Scope of Awards Two (2) awards will be offered in the following categories: i) One music based award in support of Carnatic Music ii) One dance based award in support of Indian classical dance. Value: CAD$ 1,500 (each award) These funds to be spent in supporting the international round trip (India-Canada-India) economy airfare costs of the artists.
he applicant’s current and potential contribution to Indian arts through performance, exhibition and/or other forms of dissemination