Karnataka Kaladarshana to be released

Special Correspondent

BANGALORE: Bangalore-based Navakarnataka Publications is all set to bring out a two-volume “ Karnataka Kaladarshana” on the growth of the nine art forms other than Kannada literature on the occasion of its golden jubilee year.

Editors of Kaladarshana M.H. Krishnaiah, Vijaya and C.R. Krishna Rao and the publication's managing director R.S. Rajaram told presspersons here on Monday that the 1,200-page volumes are neither history nor an encyclopaedia of the subjects covered. The volumes, containing over 4,200 colour and black-and-white photographs have dealt with painting, sculpture, handicrafts, photography, architecture, theatre, music, dance and dance, and are only a representative document of developments in the respective fields.

The volumes are priced at Rs. 3,000 and the publication has offered a discount of Rs. 1,000 on each set along with a CD or DVD of the volumes if booked before August 2010, they said.

Interested persons can contact Navakranataka Publications Private Limited. Embassy Centre, 11, Crescent Road, Kumara Park East, Bangalore- 560001.