The exact program details with the timings are not available yet but what all is in store for the three day mega event is out.
There will be a Laser Show, Hasya Sanje, Dramas, Panel Discussion, Music shows, Exhibition of Books etc.
Over 300 Non-Resident Indians and 3,000 Kannadigas living across India and abroad are also participating.
Grand Parade (procession) on 11 March
331 scholars, poets, cultural thinkers, folklore experts are participating in various seminars and interaction programmes for three days on 15 podiums arranged specially for the purpose. Over 500 schoolchildren will sing “Naada Geethe” in chorus during the inaugural function and 1,200 students from Belgaum, Dharwad and Hubli will present a dance ballet, “Kavya Nrityanjali”. Over 13 folk troupes comprising 1001 artistes will present “Janapada Kalavaibhava”. As many as 18 sessions have been organized to focus on various issues.
15000 old books on display in the book exhibition.
Stamps and Coins exhibition.
29 poets will take part in a Kannada poetry reading session to be inaugurated by K.S. Nisar Ahmad. Poet H.S. Shivaprakash will preside over a multi-lingual poetry reading session.
Cine artistes from Sandalwood will present a gala entertainment programme. Three platforms have been put up for staging amateur, professional Yakshagana, Bayalatta plays. Cauvery Kannada Sangha of Washington DC will present “Yayathi” of Girish Karnad. Likewise, Rangasiri of Dubai, Delhi Kannada Sangha, Mumbai Kannada Sangha will present plays produced by them.
OOD (on official duty) has been sanctioned by the government for the three days for those officials who are participating.
Dr.Kadri Gopalnath & Dr.Narsinhalu will present a Jugalbandi
MS Sheel group will present Karnataka Sangeet
Lavanya & Subhalaksmi – Saxophone
Suvarna RaviShankar – Panch Vadya
Prakash Sontakki – Guitar
This list is not exhaustive kindly see official website for entire details.
|District Sports Ground||Main Stage / Convention Inauguration / Closing And Major Cultural Activities|
|Lingraj College Ground||Exhibition and sale of books, Seminars and Cultural Program|
|R P D College ground||Exhibition and Cultural Program|
|C.P.Ed Ground||Rural Sports|
|Kumar Gandharwa Ranga Mandira||Seminars and Drama’s|
|Gogte Ranga Mandir||Drama’s and Seminars|
|Foundry Cluster Sabha Bhavan||Seminars and Cultural Programmes|
|LeLe Ground||Cultural Programmes|
|No.14 Ground, Vadagaon||Cultural Programmes|
|Gandhi Bhavan||Children’s Stage|