Sri Lakshmi Janardhan Yakshagana Kalamandali will organise its 55th Annual Day, Yakshagana performances, awards presentation function and various competitions related to Yakshagana here on January 19 and 20.

Addressing presspersons here on Saturday, President of the kalamandali Murali A. Kadekar said “Nidamburu Beedu Ballal Award” would be given to Sri Brahma Baidarkal Dhoomavati Yakshagana Kala Mandali, Kadekar, on January 19.

This would be followed by the performance of Yakshagana episodes “Krishna Satyabhame” (Hoovina Kolu), and “Sahasra Kavacha Moksha.”

On January 20, the “Kidiyur Janardhan Acharya Award” would be presented to the senior Yakshagana artiste, Karki Prabhakar Bhandary, the “Kappettu Babu Shettigar Award” to senior costume artiste Krishna Markala, and the “Kutpady Ananda Ganiga Award” to senior Yakshagana artiste Udyavar Jayakumar.

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