celebrates 10th anniversary
'Guna Nidhi' awardees on stage with the dignitaries
On the decennial
celebrations of Gunagrahi, an international journal on music and dance,
eleven artistes from the field of music and dance - Shyamala Bhave (internationally
acclaimed musician), T S Vasantha Madhavi (Carnatic vocalist), R Padmanabha,
(Carnatic vocalist and organizer), Vasundhara Doraswamy (Bharatanatyam
and Yoga exponent, Mysore), Shubha Dhananjay (Bharatanatyam), Nandini Mehta
and Murali Mohan (Kathak duo), Chethana Radhakrishna (dancer-choreographer,
Mandya), Prof. K Ramamurthy Rao (art critic, dancer and organiser), A S
Venkatesh (patron of music) and B Nagabhushan (patron) and Uma Nagabhushan
(versatile vocalist) of Dombivli, Mumbai, were felicitated with 'Guna Nidhi
June 30, 2007
Sachchidananda Swamiji, head of Sri Avadhoota Datta Peetham, Mysore, felicitated
the artistes and said that selected emeralds in various arts were given
recognition through Gunagrahi.
The Horanadu Kannidagaru and patrons of music
B. Nagabhushan and Uma Nagabhushan being awarded 'Guna Nidhi'
The youngest of the awardees
Chethana Radhakrishna of Mandya being felicitated
director of Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan, Dr Mattur Krishnamurthy and Sachchidananda
Swamiji released the decennial special journal of Gunagrahi.
lauded the editor of journal Dr M Surya Prasad saying, "Surya has brought
out the edition successfully every year, just as the name itself indicates
Gunagrahi -legendary bird."
Parama Poojya Sri Ganapathi Sachchidananda Swamiji
releasing the special issue of GUNAGRAHI.
With him are Dr. Mattur Krishnamurthy and the Editor General Dr.
M Surya Prasad
Parama Poojya Swamiji's anugraha Bhaashana
exponent Prathibha Prahlad was also present.
DASHAMAANOTSAVA concluded with a Hindusthani vocal recital by Vageesh Bhat,
a dance drama on 'Rani Shanthala' by Shwethe Nagaraj Harsha (concept and
direction by V Nagaraj of Sri Vivekananda Kala Kendra) and a Bharatanatyam
presentation by Kripa Shah, Suhahisini Krishnamurthy, L S Prakrithi and