Alva’s Virasat will have series of jugalbandis

Staff Correspondent

MANGALORE: A series of jugalbandis will be part of Alva’s Virasat, the annual music and dance festival, to be held from January 7 to 12 at Moodbidiri near here.

Vishwa Mohan Bhat, Hariharan, Shriram Parashuram, Anuradha Parashuram, Shahid Parvez, and U. Shrinivas will enthral music lovers. Light music by S.P. Balasubramanium is one of the attractions of this year’s Virasat.

This year’s event will also showcase the young talents who have won prizes in various music competitions organised by TV channels.

The 13th Virasat is being held in two parts. The first part will showcase music programmes and the second will showcase dance programmes. The dates of the performances and the artistes of dance programmes will be announced soon, Mohan Alva, organiser of Virasat, told The Hindu.