Mysore Dasara 2018

Women display culinary skill at Dasara Aahara Mela
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Women display culinary skill at Dasara Aahara Mela

Jain Milan Main, Mysuru bags first prize Mysuru:  cooking contest for members of Sthree Shakti Groups of city was organised at ‘Dasara Aahara Mela’ at Scouts and Guides Grounds here yesterday. The task set was to prepare Kayi Holige, Vegetable Pakoda and Rice Pulao, all in just 90 minutes. The winning-team was decided on taste…

Vajramushti Kalaga to herald Dasara procession
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Vajramushti Kalaga to herald Dasara procession

Mysuru: The centuries old tradition of Vajramushti Kalaga will herald the Dasara procession on Oct.19. The tradition has it that when two Jattis wearing the Vajramushti wrestle and the moment the blood is drawn on the head of one of the wrestlers, it signals the start of Dasara Procession, later on that day. The Vajramushti…

Dasara procession to have 42 tableaux
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Dasara procession to have 42 tableaux

Bylakuppe’s Golden Temple  and a tableau on Karnataka Universities added attraction Mysuru: This year’s Dasara procession on Oct.19 will be all the more attractive with the participation of 42 tableaux. Addressing a press meet at ZP Hall here yesterday, Dasara Tableaux Sub-Committee Deputy Special Officer K.B. Prabhuswamy said that tableaux are getting ready covering all…

Elephantine Make-up
Feature Articles, Mysore Dasara 2018

Elephantine Make-up

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar The Nada Habba (Dasara) celebrations is a vibrant assortment of cultural events and procession, but it is truly incomplete without the majestic Jumboo Savari. For the last fifteen years, Hunsur-based make-up artist and art teacher, Nagalingappa Chandrappa Badiger has been embellishing all the 12 elephants that take part in Mysuru’s famous…

Cultural programmes at Mysore Palace
Mysore Dasara 2018, Photo News

Cultural programmes at Mysore Palace

Well-known singer Anuradha Paudwal from Mumbai rendering Bhajans at Mysore Palace premises last evening as part of the ongoing Dasara Cultural Programmes. Saxophone and Flute Jugalbandhi by Padma Shri Dr. Kadri Gopalnath and Pt. Ronu Majumdar at Palace premises. Singer Ramesh Chandra performing at Mysore Palace as part of ‘Bhava Belagu-Geeta Nrutyotsava.’

Dakshina Kannada wins Overall Championship
Mysore Dasara 2018, Sports

Dakshina Kannada wins Overall Championship

Inspiring performances by the men and women athletes on the concluding day helped Dakshina Kannada to clinch the coveted Overall Championship title in the athletics event with 135 points, in the Dasara Games CM Cup 2018, conducted jointly by the DYES, KOA and District Administration at the Chamundi Vihar Stadium here yesterday. Individual and Team…

3D-lighting at KRS from today
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

3D-lighting at KRS from today

Mysuru:  The Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam will come alive with 3D projection mapping and other special lighting arrangements for 9 days from this evening. The Mandya District Administration and Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Limited (CNNL) have made this arrangement till Oct. 24, to attract tourists as lakhs of them flock the historic Nada Habba Dasara…

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