The Subramaniam Foundation is a registered charitable trust founded by Dr. L. Subramaniam and Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam in 2005, with the aim of promoting music, performing arts and culture. Based in Bangalore, India, the Foundation deals primarily with the promotion of performing arts and culture.
After its inception, it took over presentation of the Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival, the first of it’s kind in India, one of the largest global music festivals in the world, having presented performances in over 55 cities across 22 countries, with audiences of up to 200,000 at a single event. The aim of the festival is to promote peace, cooperation and understanding through the performing arts, and to create a platform for global collaboration. Concerts are open to the public.
The Foundation also administers the Subramaniam Academy of Performing Arts (established in 2007) and issues scholarships to deserving students of music.
As part of it’s outreach program, the Subramaniam Foundation provides pensions and medical expenses to elderly musicians and works with the children of the Lakshmamma Orphanage (Saturdays at SaPa program).