Kartik Fine Arts conferred the title ‘isaiperoli’ on Shri. J.Vaidhyanathan, a renowned mridangist and ‘Nadanamamani’ on Smt. Lavanya Sankar with a medal and cash prize of Rs.25, 000 to both the devotees of music and dance, during the inauguration of 36th Art festival on Wednesday. The Award and prize were given by Justice Chockalingam, Judge, Madras High court and K.Allaudin, Principal secretary, Rural Development and Panchayathi Raj. Award of excellence 2010 and D.K.Pattammal Award of excellence where also presented to Mudhra Bhaskar, secretary Mudhra and Amrutha Venkatesh. L.Sabaretnam, Chairman and AVS Raja,President of Kartik Fine Arts participated. The inauguration was followed by a Bharathanatiyam performance by Subanjali Sadgurudas. The Art Festival lasts till 17th January 2011.