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Part 3

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 11 June 2011

World Routes Academy mentee Hari Sivanesan takes Lucy Duran on a trip around London to discover how the Tamil Sri Lankan diaspora keeps their culture and language alive in the UK. With visits to the Sivan Kovil Temple in Lewisham, one of London's vibrant Tamil Hindu temples and home to a Tamil Language School, they also take a walk down East Ham high street to try and find the best South Indian lunch in town.

World Routes Academy mentee veena player Hari Sivanesan is also joined in concert by North Indian sarod player Soumik Datta for a one-off collaboration at the Bhavan Centre, Hari's former school in West Kensington, London.

Music Played

5 items
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    Hari Sivanesan Raag Misra Pilu (9:33)

    Performers: Hari Sivanesan (veena) Soumik Datta (sarod) Pirashanna Thevarajah (mrdangam) Shabaz (tabla)

    BBC Recording, Bhavan Centre, 30th May 2011

  • Image for Hari Sivanesan

    Hari Sivanesan Thunbam Nergaiyil (set in Raga Desh and Tala Adi) (6:07)

    Performers: Hari Sivanesan (veena) Pirashanna Thevarajah (mrdangam)

    BBC Recording, Bhavan Centre, 30th May 2011

  • Image for Sami Dandapani

    Sami Dandapani Oduvar temple singing (5:40)

    BBC Recording, Lewisham Sivan Kovil.

  • Image for Rekha Raveendran

    Rekha Raveendran En mugam paaraiyya' (4:32)

    Composer: Yalpanam Sri Veeramani Iyer

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  • Image for Hari Sivanesan

    Hari Sivanesan Malari (10:27) (set in Raga Gambiranatai and Tala Adi)

    Performers: Hari Sivanesan (veena) Soumik Datta (sarod) Pirashanna Thevarajah (mrindangam) Shabaz (tabla)

    BBC Recording, Bhavan Centre, 30th May 2011

  • Hari Sivanesan

    Hari Sivanesan

    Hari Sivanesan and Lucy Duran at the Bhavan Centre
    photo by Ramaa Sharma

    Bhavan Centre
  • Hari Sivanesan and Soumik Datta

    Hari Sivanesan and Soumik Datta

    Hari Sivanesan (veena) Soumik Datta (sarod)
    photo by Ramaa Sharma

  • Soumik Datta and Shabaz

    Soumik Datta and Shabaz

    Soumik Datta (sarod) Shabaz (tabla)
    photo by Ramaa Sharma

  • Hari Sivanesan

    Hari Sivanesan

    Photo by Ramaa Sharma

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