CTU 2018 Call for Articles

Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam publishes the Tyagaraja Vijayam, a magazine released during the Annual Memorial Day Festival and distributed to hundreds of attending families each year.  

We welcome your article submissions to be considered for publication by the CTU Editorial Board in the 2018 Tyagaraja Vijayam magazine.  

Submission Deadline: 20 Apr 2018.

How to submit: Please e-mail ctu {dot} pubs {AT} ChicagoTyagarajaUtsavam.org.


  • CTU values your contributions, especially those describing personal cultural experiences.  
  • Your thoughts matter more than your language, punctuation, grammar etc.  Rough notes that provide a starting framework are acceptable too.  
  • CTU Editorial Board will work with you, as appropriate, to refine the content according to CTU guidelines.
  • Please understand that we can only accommodate a limited number of articles each year due to space constraints in the magazine.   

Suggested Topics

  • Various aspects of Tyagaraja, his life and works
  • Indian Classical music and dance
  • Your own experiences at CTU
  • Your experience with Classical Music and Dance in India

Magazine Content Structure

In addition to the articles themselves, the magazine includes different types of content including:

  • A report on the previous year’s events with colorful photographs that tell a story
  • The Program Schedule for the current year
  • The list of enthusiastic participants paying their Homage to Tyagaraja during this festival
  • Names of individuals from like-minded families who support the festival in various ways:
    • Culinary artists who prepare item(s) for a sumptuous meal using CTU Recipes
    • Families who host practice sessions at their residence
    • Families who host and provide transportation for CTU artists during their stay in Chicago
    • Families who host CTU camps and workshops
  • Advertisements in limited, highly visible spots

Questions: Please send an e-mail to ctu {dot} pubs {AT} ChicagoTyagarajaUtsavam.org.



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