Tag: Yakshagana

Babruvahana Kalaga enthrals Yakshagana buffs
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Babruvahana Kalaga enthrals Yakshagana buffs

February 25, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Dakshina Kannada Doctors’ Cultural Association, Mysuru, had organised Yakshagana performance by noted Yakshagana troupe, Karavali Yakshagana Kendra, Mysuru, on Sunday at Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha, JLB Road in city.  The artistes performed an episode from the great epic, Mahabharata, ‘Babruvahana Kalaga.’ Unique combination of dance, music, dialogue, costume, make-up, and stage techniques enthralled the…

Three-day ‘Yaksha Sambhrama’ concludes
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Three-day ‘Yaksha Sambhrama’ concludes

August 19, 2019

Mysuru: A three-day ‘Yaksha Sambhrama’ organised jointly by Innovative Mysuru and Department of Kannada and Culture was held at Kiru Rangamandira in Kalamandira premises here from Aug. 11 to 13. Speaking on the occasion, Department of Kannada and Culture Assistant Director H. Channappa opined that cultural programmes should not be confined to just one day…

Seminar on ‘New experiments in Yakshagana’
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Seminar on ‘New experiments in Yakshagana’

August 19, 2019

Mysuru: Innovative Mysuru and Department of Kannada and Culture had organised a seminar on ‘New experiments in Yakshagana’ at MMK and SDM Women’s College in Krishnamurthypuram here on Aug. 13. Speaking on the occasion, Yakshagana Scholar Dr. Kabbinale Vasanth Bharadwaj said that the credit of giving a new look and form to Yakshagana should go…

Yakshagana artiste passes away
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Yakshagana artiste passes away

March 6, 2019

Honnavar: Senior Yakshagana Artiste Jalavalli Venkatesh Rao passed away at a private hospital in Sirsi yesterday. He was 86 and leaves behind his wife, a daughter and three sons including Yakshagana artiste Vidyadhara Jalavalli. Hailing from Jalavalli in Honnavar taluk in Uttara Kannada district, Venkatesh Rao was a Yakshagana exponent in both Badaguthittu and Thenkuthittu…

Yakshagana Training
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Yakshagana Training

January 30, 2019

Mysuru: Karnataka Yakshagana Academy is offering five-month training in Yakshagana for SC/ST youths. Interested youths can collect the prescribed application form from the Assistant Director, Department of Kannada and Culture and submit to the academy, Kannada Bhavan, J.C. Road, Bengaluru -560002 before tomorrow. For details, call Ph: 080 – 22113146.

Kodava Culture, Yakshagana find place at Kannur Airport
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Kodava Culture, Yakshagana find place at Kannur Airport

December 6, 2018

Kannur: Artistic creations at Kannur International Airport are depicting cultural traditions of Malabar and Kannur. The airport authorities have now added two more pieces of art representing the cultural heritage of Karnataka. While one metal art picture represents Kodava culture, the other depicts Yakshagana, the traditional art form of Dakshina Kannada. These pictures have adorned…

Yakshagana ‘Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Mahathme’ tomorrow
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Yakshagana ‘Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Mahathme’ tomorrow

August 24, 2018

Mysuru: Karavali Samskruthika Chavadi, Hootagalli, Mysuru, has organised Yakshagana ‘Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Mahathme’ by Sri Mahalingeshwara Pravasi Yakshagana Mandali, Puttur, at Sri Sarva Siddhi Pradhayaka Ganapathi Temple premises, near Saraswathi Convention Hall, KHB Colony, Hootagalli,  at 6 pm on Aug.25. On the occasion, Higher Education and District in-Charge Minister G.T. Devegowda and  FKCCI President Sudhakara…

Yakshagana at Alwar Kala Bhavan on Jan.18
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Yakshagana at Alwar Kala Bhavan on Jan.18

January 16, 2018

Mysuru: Yakshagana ‘Sri Krishna Leelamrutha-Kamsa Vade’ will be staged on Thursday (Jan.18) at Alwar Kala Bhavan in Gokulam 3rd Stage at 6 pm under the aegis of Sri Krishna Gana Sabha  and Kannada and Culture Department, Bengaluru. Yakshagana will be enacted by Sri Mahaganapathi Art and Cultural Foundation,  Udupi,  under the  direction of Sri Gopala…

 ‘Yakshagana deserves due recognition as prominent art of State’
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 ‘Yakshagana deserves due recognition as prominent art of State’

November 27, 2017

Mysuru: ‘Yakshagana deserves the honour of prominent and representative art of the State,’ opined writer Dr. Kabbinale Vasanth Bharadwaj. He was speaking on Yakshagana at a seminar organised as part of 83rd Kannada Sahitya Sammelana at Kalamandira here yesterday. Bharadwaj said that the struggle seeking due recognition for Yakshagana was going on for years and…

Entries invited from Yakshagana trainers
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Entries invited from Yakshagana trainers

October 14, 2017

Mysuru: Karnataka Yakshagana Academy has invited entries form Senior Artistes to provide training in Yakshagana for ST trainees. The training has to be provided for about 40 trainees. Interested trainers and trainees should apply with caste certificates to the Registrar, Karnataka Yakshgana Academy, Kannada Bhavan, 2nd Floor, Chalukya Division, JC Road, Bengaluru-02 before Oct.31. [Ph:…

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