Nov 15, 2018: Yakshabhimanigalu-Akash Bhavan will organise ‘Guruvandane’ programme at Town Hall in Mangaluru on November 17, Saturday at 4 pm.
Vijith Shetty from Yakshabhimanigalu nov 14, Wednesday, said that the programme was meant to honour Yakshagana trainers. It will be inaugurated by Mangaluru North MLA Dr Y Bharat Shetty while Mangaluru South MLA Vedavyas Kamath will preside. Yakshagana Natya Guru Sharat Kumar Kadri, Bhagavathike Guru Leelavathi Baipadittaya and patron Surendra Malli Gurpura, Yakshagana senior artiste M K Ramesh Acharya, artiste Dinesh Shetty Kavalakatte and music scholar Ganesh Raj will be honoured.
The book ‘Mantradevateya Paddana Mattu Katha Saramsha’ will be released. Yakshagana backstage artiste Raghavendra Adapa will be remembered on the occasion. Junior artistes will perform Yakshagana play ‘Gurudakshine’ at 4 pm.
‘Gurupunname,’ a Tulu Yakshagana play, will be performed by senior artistes at 6.30 pm.