Amritavarsham 60 schedule for 26 Sep

26 September, 2013

05:00 – 06:30 | Mahaganapati Homam & Lalita Sahasranama Archana

06:30 – 06:45 | Formal Lighting of the Lamp

06:45 – 08:00 | Pancheri Melam by Melakalaratnam Kizhakoottu Aniyan Marar
Traditional Kerala Percussion Ensemble with 100 drummers

07:15 – 08:00 | Procession of International Flag-Bearers from Ashram to Amrita University

08:10 – 08:20 | Flag-Hoisting of All Nation’s Flags

08:30 – 09:30 | Welcome Program
A Bouquet of Dance Performances From All Over India by Regata Trivandrum

10:30 – 13:30 | Formal Program of Inaugurations and Address by Dignitaries, Etc
Inauguration of Amrita University’s Centre for Spiritual & Indic Studies
Presentation of Amrita Vidyalayam Quiz & Essay Contest Winners
Releases of New Ashram Publications
Unveiling Prototypes & Announcing Technological Breakthroughs, Etc, by Amrita
– Launching of Four New Centres at AIMS Hospital
– Amrita Personal Health Record by Amrita Technologies
– Nano-material-developed Solar Cells and Batteries by Amrita Centre for Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine (ACNSMM)
– Unveiling of “Gest-Bot” Wheelchair” by Amrita School of Engineering
– Implantable “beating heart patch” for heart-attack victims (ACNSMM)
– Polymer wafer to prevent recurrence of brain tumours by ACNSMM
– Nano-medicine that treats drug-resistant leukaemia by ACNSMM
– Launch of Amrita Thief-Catcher App by Amrita Centre for E-Learning
– Amrita Personal Safety System by Amrita Centre for Cybersecurity
– Amrita Spandanam – Wearable ECG Wireless Monitor By Amrita Centre for Wireless Networks & Applications
– MySangam Web Portal for vocational training by AMMACHI Labs

13:30 – 18:00 | Amma’s Darshan & Simultaneous Cultural Performances
o Odissi Dance by Guru Aruna Mohanty
o Sitar Recital by Pt. Nayan Ghosh
o Mridangam Recital by Padma Vibhushan Umayalapuram Sivaraman
o Afro-Fusion Band Performance by Eric Wainaina (Kenya)

18:00 – 18:30 | Bestowing of Financial Aid to Families Bereaved by Idukki Landslides

18:30 – 20:00 | Amma’s Satsang & Bhajans

21:00 – 24:00 | Cultural Performances
o Hindusthani Musical Performance by Padmasri Pt. Ajoy Chakrabarthy
o Dance by Manju Warrier
o Percussion by Sri. Sivamani & Sri. Stephan Devassy & Group