BANGALORE: Kannada and Culture Directorate organised the Bangalore Division-level Kalaprathibhotsava in Bangalore recently for the winners of district-level competitions in Bangalore Urban and Rural, Kolar, Tumkur, Hassan, Mandya, Mysore, Madikeri and Chamarajanagar.
The competitions were conducted in three categories - children (eight to 13 years), junior (13 to 18 years) and youth (18 to 30 years). The first three winners are (Hindustani Instrumental) Bharadwaj Kulkarni, Bangalore Urban; Prajwal R., Hassan; and S. Ashwini, Bangalore Rural (Children); Chetana D. Pattara, Bangalore Urban; R. Abhijit, Bangalore Urban; and S. Susheel Kumar, Bangalore Urban (Junior).
Carnatic Music Vocal - Varuni P. Rao, Mysore; Sanjay Nag, Bangalore Urban and Ashwini T.N., Mysore (Children); Shubha H.M., Mysore; Archana M. Mysore; and Deepika M.G., Bangalore Urban (Junior).
Classical Dance - Priyanka J. Rao, Bangalore Urban; Hamsa N. Rao, Hassan; and Chaitra, Bangalore Urban (Children); Apoorva K. Keshava, Bangalore Urban; Rajani K.R., Hassan; and H. Hariteja, Bangalore Urban (Junior).
Light Music - Vishwas K. Vashishta, Bangalore Urban; Vaishnavi G., Mysore; and Meghana Madhusudhan, Bangalore Urban (Children); K.M. Amritavarshini, Mysore; M.R. Divya, Tumkur; and Indoo Nagaraj, Mysore (Junior).
Painting - Vaishnavi Ramesh, Mandya; J. Nitin, Tumkur; and Sanjana S., Mysore (Children); Bharata T., Tumkur; Ashwini Hegde, Bangalore Urban; and M. Ullas, Bangalore Urban (Junior).
Folk Songs - A.P. Swati, Hassan; B. Siddartha, Bangalore Urban; and S.V. Aishwarya, Mandya (Children); Mahadevaswamy, Mandya; Sonal Shivananja, Bangalore Urban; and Sree Lakshmi N., Hassan (Junior).
The first three winners under the youth category are (Carnatic Instrumental) B.J. Kiran Kumar, Bangalore Urban; Gururaj B.A., Tumkur; and R. Krishnamurthy, Bangalore Rural.
Hindustani Music vocal - Shivananda Herur, Bangalore Urban; Kashinath Pattara, Bangalore Urban; and Bharathi, Bangalore Urban.
Light music - Rupashri M.R., Mysore; Nandita Rajaram Shastry, Mysore; and Ambarish B.H., Tumkur. Painting - Animisha Naganur, Bangalore Urban; C.M. Mahesh, Chamarajanagar; and Ravikumar, Hassan.
Classical dance - M.D. Suneetha, Bangalore Urban; Megha Kakkillaya, Mandya; and Sadhwi S., Mandya.
The winners have been selected for participation in the State-level competition to be held on January 11 and January 12 in Bangalore. Details can be had from the directorate, Kannada Bhavan, JC Road, Bangalore, or Ph: 22212582, Ext - 241.