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Mangaluru : Day-long Yakshagana workshop at Aloysius College on Apr 10

Mangaluru : Day-long Yakshagana workshop at Aloysius College on Apr 10


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, April 08, 2021:     A workshop on "Yakshagana- Rethinking in the light of the present" will  be held at the LCRI Hall of St Aloysius College on April 10  with the co-operation of Karnataka Yakshagana Academy and UGC-STRIDE Scheme.


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This was informed to reporters  here on April 8, Thursday by  Fr Dr Praveen Martis S J, Principal of St Aloysius College.  The workshop will be inaugurated by Venkataramana Aithal,     former principal of Neenasam, Heggodu while eminent folk scholar Prof Chinnappa Gowda will be the chief guest.

M A Hegde, Chairman of Yakshagana Academy, Dr Alwyn D’Sa, Registrar (in-charge) and co-ordinator of UGC-Stride and Fr Dr Praveen Martis, Principal will be the chief guests.

The workshop and dialogue aims at  creating a platform for an open-minded discussion on Yakshagana. The workshop will have two sessions with Prof Nithyananda B Shetty from Tumkur University and senior thinker and scholar Lakshmeesha Tolpadi  to be the resource persons in the morning session and  Dr A Narayana from Azim Premji University, Bengaluru and Prof K Sripada Bhat from the English Department of Goa University as resource persons  in the afternoon session.

The College Yaksha Team  accompanied by guest artistes will present an experimental Yakshagana based on the Shakespearean play  Macbeth at the Mother Teresa Peace Park, the open air stage of the College at 6 pm.  Veteran Yakshagana artiste Soorikumeri K Govinda Bhat has been instrumental in bringing    this play to Yakshagana.


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