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Pallavothsava from tomorrow
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Pallavothsava from tomorrow

Vasundhara Performing Arts Centre Trust, Mysuru, has been conducting Four Main Festivals in a year for the last 35 years. Pallavothsava is being conducted to encourage young and upcoming artistes from different parts of India between the age group of 15 and 35 years. This Festival is open for all forms from different parts of…

Creating a rich experience
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Creating a rich experience

By Dr. Padmavathi  Narasimhan RAAGA Music Academy had organised a jugalbandi concert on its fourth anniversary on Aug.18. The artistes were Vid. Mysore M. Nagaraj (violin) and Pt. Pt. Pravin Godkhindi (Bansuri). Two most popular performing artistes today, the two enchanted the audience with their energetic performance. Both being masters of rhythm, and both being…

Festivity at Ganabharathi
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Festivity at Ganabharathi

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur Ganabharathi of Mysuru had all the reasons to rejoice. It was adding two more feathers to its cap. The Open Air Theatre was upgraded with a Gallery and a website of Ganabharathi was launched on the 27th of July.  Cultural programmes marked the two-day celebrations. MLA S.A. Ramdas launched the…

Promising experiments in music
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Promising experiments in music

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur History reveals that Mysuru has always encouraged wholeheartedly the new and experimental changes in the field of art. It has pioneered many changes in the music genre. The two recent concerts confirmed this. Jugalbandhis nowadays are stretching out their vistas. It is not necessarily between two kinds of instruments or…

Benediction to the Cosmic Dancer Nataraja
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Benediction to the Cosmic Dancer Nataraja

By Devanampriya Thirty Second Edition of  Natarajothsava-2018, a three-day National level Classical Dance Festival of male and duet dancers was organised by Vasundhara Performing Arts Centre from Mar.24 to 26 at Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha. Mysore B. Nagaraj, a Kathak exponent, inaugurated the festival and K.V. Murthy, President of VPAC and art patron, presided over the…

Akhila Karnataka Kuchipudi Nruthyotsav
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Akhila Karnataka Kuchipudi Nruthyotsav

Mega Kuchipudi Festival (Akhila Karnataka Kuchipudi Nruthyotsav) at Mysuru city on Saturday, the 3rd of March, showcased  renowned artistes at KSGH Music and Performing Arts University (morning sessions) and Jaganmohan Palace (evening sessions), which was the 10th edition by Natyasaraswathi, Bengaluru. Festival opened with a shraddanjali to late Guru Dr. Vempati Ravishankar with educative interesting…

Conferring of ‘Kala Deepti’ title and grand procession marks Sri Purandara-Sri Tyagaraja Aradhanotsava
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Conferring of ‘Kala Deepti’ title and grand procession marks Sri Purandara-Sri Tyagaraja Aradhanotsava

Sri Purandara Sri Tyagaraja Aradhanotsava and the 31st Annual Day of Sri Tyagaraja Sangeeta Sabha Charitable Trust, Mysuru, was held recently. Karnatak Classical Music concerts by senior artistes and budding talents were organised daily from Feb.4 to 10 at various extensions of Mysuru city. Vid. Harini Ramesh (vocal), Vid. Rao Sharath (vocal), Vid. H.S. Srilakshmi…

‘Thaat’ system of Hindustani Music
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‘Thaat’ system of Hindustani Music

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur Swara Sankula, the Hindustani School of Music celebrates its annual day in a unique way. It always is a combination of fervour, information and education, thus making it interesting to every young and old disciples. It also motivates them to participate with enthusiasm. The thematic presentations throw light on many…

Rich Tribute to Muthuswami Dikshitar
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Rich Tribute to Muthuswami Dikshitar

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur A different variety of programmes marked Muthuswami Dikshitar’s Day at Ganabharathi of Mysuru on Nov. 25 and 26 at its Veene Seshanna Bhavana.  Prof. Vishweshwaran gave an erudite lecture demonstration on the 25th and vocalists and instrumentalists paid rich tribute to the great composer on the 26th. The topic of…

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