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Delta-Delta type transformers keep Palace aglow
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Delta-Delta type transformers keep Palace aglow

October 2, 2019

Ten-day Dasara illumination costs Rs.14 lakh for Mysore Palace Board  Mysuru: What is the type of transformer that keeps the illumination of the Mysore Palace uninterrupted? It is a network called the Delta-Delta type transformer that is not found anywhere else in the country but is installed at the Palace. There are two transformers of…

Mesmerising Music and Dance at Palace
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Mesmerising Music and Dance at Palace

October 2, 2019

Vaishnavi Gangubai Hangal, Mysuru, presenting a Hindustani Music Concert at Mysore Palace premises last evening as part of the ongoing Dasara Cultural Programme. Picture above shows Roopa Ravichandran and team of Elements of Arts and Heritage Academy, Bengaluru, presenting a dance feature titled ‘Navadurga’ on the occasion. Picture below shows Dr. Mysore Manjunath, Mysore Nagaraj…

Imposing music and dance hogs limelight at Mysore Palace
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Imposing music and dance hogs limelight at Mysore Palace

October 1, 2019

Mysuru: Imposing music and dance stole the show on the second day of the Dasara  cultural programmes in city Palace premises yesterday. The cultural evening on Monday began with a classical music concert by Pt. Udaya Mallick  of New Delhi, which kept the audience in their toes. Mallick with his fascinating voice earned rapt attention…

Khas Durbar begins at Mysore Palace
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Khas Durbar begins at Mysore Palace

September 29, 2019

Mysuru: Navaratri rituals at Mysore Palace began with the commencement of Khas Durbar or Private Durbar today during which titular head of Mysore Royal Family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar ascended the Golden Throne at Durbar Hall between 10.45 am and 11 am. Prior to this, rituals began early in the morning with oil bath to…

Royal Chandeliers get their sheen back for Dasara
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Royal Chandeliers get their sheen back for Dasara

September 26, 2019

By N. Niranjan Nikam The Mysore Palace Board, in-charge of maintaining the Palace, gets to work to prepare for Dasara months in advance. Over 150 chandeliers are cleaned and burnt bulbs inside them are replaced – a delicate work that needs a lot of careful planning. “Chandeliers including big ones, domes, and pearl chandeliers, white,…

117 cameras keep 360o vigil on Mysore Palace
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117 cameras keep 360o vigil on Mysore Palace

September 25, 2019

Mysuru: Lakhs of tourists visit Mysore Palace, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, every year. To keep a watch on this magnificent place every day is no easy task. However, the Mysuru Palace Board has risen to the occasion and installed 117 CCTV cameras covering the entire span of 72 acres…

Portion of Chajja at Mysore Palace collapses
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Portion of Chajja at Mysore Palace collapses

September 25, 2019

Mysuru: A portion of the Chajja (projecting or overhanging eaves or cover of a roof) at the residential side of the Mysore Palace collapsed on Monday morning following heavy rains the previous night. However, no one was injured. According to Mysore Palace Board Deputy Director T.S. Subramanya, it was just a very small portion of…

Navaratri: Diamond-studded Golden Throne assembled
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Navaratri: Diamond-studded Golden Throne assembled

September 24, 2019

Khas Durbar at Mysore Palace from Sept.29 to Oct.7 Mysuru: The diamond-studded Golden Throne (Suvarna Simhasana) was assembled this morning at the Amba Vilas Durbar Hall in iconic Mysore Palace with all the accompanying rituals. This is one of the major attractions (though it is not allowed for public viewing) during Navaratri celebrations from Sept.29….

Sound & Light Show at Palace temporarily cancelled
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Sound & Light Show at Palace temporarily cancelled

September 24, 2019

Mysuru: As Dasara preparatory works are being taken up and Dasara Cultural Programme is scheduled to take place at the Palace premises from Sept.29 to Oct.8, the Sound & Light Show at the Palace premises has been temporarily cancelled till Oct.15 starting from yesterday, according to a press release from the Mysore Palace Board Dy….

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