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Program details of VKS

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New Kannad Vishwa finalThe 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 GroundMain Stage / Convention Inauguration / Closing And Major Cultural Activities
Lingraj College GroundExhibition and sale of books, Seminars and Cultural Program
R P D College groundExhibition and Cultural Program
C.P.Ed GroundRural Sports
Kumar Gandharwa Ranga MandiraSeminars and Drama’s
Gogte Ranga MandirDrama’s and Seminars
Foundry Cluster Sabha BhavanSeminars and Cultural Programmes
LeLe GroundCultural Programmes
No.14 Ground, VadagaonCultural Programmes
I.M.E.R HallSeminars
Gandhi BhavanChildren’s Stage



18 thoughts on “Program details of VKS”

    • Most of the poor & Rich lost their space or prperty. we should c BELGAUM as a rich heritage. There r positive and negetive Comments. THINK POSITIVE we all wish d Sammelana a grand SUCESS.

  1. WOWWW!!!! Prakash Sontakke???? Can you please let us know when and where Prakash Sontakke is playing? And also Kadri Gopalnath…
    THanks a ton Uday! 🙂

  2. There was news in Vijay Karnataka that Aishwarya Rai has been invited and she has accepted to attend Sammelana. Is it true ? or just a rumour, ?

  3. yeah its really good by this samelan our belgaum is developing. But in our city kannada samelan is ther or FUCKING BJP's samelan is there. Every where kumar swami's poster are there.

  4. There shud be mix of cultural events…goes to show that people shud live in harmony wih different cultures…anyways good events. Bet there will be tons of garbage and no place to dump it….back to square one jus leave it on the streets…better yet dump it in front of MP,MLA, DC, Mayor, city councilors' house…haha. Have fun.


  5. can AAB put forward some resolutions in comming VKS, by resoloving kannada software problems and commercial FM radio for Belgaum

  6. Please display the schedule of events… so that we can get to know where what will going on n which will be helps a lot


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