This time "KalaSandhya" program organized was "Kuvempu" Kavi Namana at ChitraKala Parishath, Bengaluru. The earlier program was "Ranga Geethegalu" By B Jayashree.
Kuvempu (1904 - 1994) was a novelist, poet, critic and thinker. He was first among the Kannada writers to be decorated with prestigious Jnana Peetah Award. for his contributions to Kannada Literature, Karnataka Government has decorated him with "Rashtra Kavi" in 1958, He was also awarded with "Karnataka Ratna" in 1992. His epic narrative Shri Ramayana Darshana, the modern rendering Ramayana, is regarded as revival of contemporary form and charm.
"Jaya Bharatha Jananiye Tanujathe, Jaya Hai Karnataka Mathe" written by him is being sung a Karnataka State Anthem (NaadaGeethe).
|with M D Pallavi|
It was a beautiful musical evening.
written Saturday 12th Nov. 2016