Monday, November 20, 2017

SEENA ON TRIP TO PUDUCHERY (PONDICHERY)

!7 - 19th November 2017


Rishikanth's office "MECH MOCHA" organized a trip to Pondichery, for three days along with pets.

Our pet "Seenutales" had an opportunity to join the trip, as his colleague, another pet "Yoda" was also on the trip.


They had jolly ride in the car, walked in the beach resort, played on the beach, ate sumptuous food, got tired and returned at the end of three days.







They all had fun, swim, and enjoyed the beach.

posted Tuesday 21st November 2017


ಶಿವರಾಮ ಕಾರಂತ ವೇದಿಕೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಕನ್ನಡ ರಾಜ್ಯೋತ್ಸವ

Sunday 12th November 2017
TaralaBalu Kendra, R T Nagara, NammaBengaluru



November is the month to celebrate Kannada Rajyotsava, Birth of linguistic of Karnataka, that is 1st November 1956. People celebrate all over with a mission to "Save Kannada, Use Kannada and teach Kannada". (ಕನ್ನಡ ಉಳಿಸಿ, ಕನ್ನಡ ಬಳಸಿ, ಕನ್ನಡ ಕಲಿಸಿ )

Shivarama Karantha Vedike had a meaning program with distinguished people giving lecture on different topics.  Dr Vasundara Bhoopathi, President of Kannada Books Development Authority, Dr Na. Someshwar, Saahithi, and Chandana TV  popular  "That Antha Heli" ( ಥಟ್ ಅಂತ ಹೇಳಿ) program presenter.



The program began with P Chadaga, Secretary of Vedike welcoming the guests and wishing everyone "ಕನ್ನಡ ರಾಜ್ಯೋತ್ಸವದ ಶುಭಾಶಯಗಳು"

Dr Vasundhara Bhoopathi highlighted some issues in publishing books for general use and abuse of some people copying the contents of the books and putting their name as the authors.


Dr Na. Someshwar gave long lecture with lot of details about how "Kannadigas" ruled at different places at different times of the history, right from time of Kadamba Dynasty. How different Kings and Emperors ruled different parts of India, their contributions, achievements and weaknesses. He extended his narration up to Vijayanagara Empire.

The program ended with couple people rendering songs and few solo dances.

Posted Tuesday 21st November 2017



Sunday, November 19, 2017

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK

Sunday 19th November 2017
Tarala Balu Kendra, R T Nagara, Namma Bengaluru.


Shivarama Karantha Vedike, R T Nagara, Bengaluru, celebrated the National Library week with a meaningful program, by organizing speeches by Dr Satyanarayana and Celebrity Artist S N Sethuram in the TaralaBalu Kendra Library.






D V Sadananda Gowda, Central Government Minister, inaugurated the function, who spoke about the importance of reading books in one's life, and announced Rs 1 Lakh as donation to the Library.



Dr Satyanarayana, writer gave lecture about the people's reading habits, individual's choice of books, importance of a mini library in the house.

S N Sethuram spoke brilliantly about reading in spite of advancement of technology with internet and e-books. 



The program also included dance program by two music schools in the auditorium.

posted Monday 20th November 2017

AISHWARYA-MURALI GRUHA PRAVESHA

Sunday 19th November 2017

Aishwarya is daughter of Bhaskar Bhat, who is the son of my sister Late Bhagiarthi (Baabi) of Mayagundi, Puttur Udupi.



Aisharya-Murali were celebrating their house warming (Gruha Pravesha) of their new apartment at A G C E Layout in Uttarahalli.




We were there for lunch and to participate in the celebrations.

posted Monday 20th November 2017

SHANDILYA DANCE AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

Saturday 18th November 2017
Seva Sadana, Malleshwara, NammaBengaluru.

with Mantapa Prabhaka Upadhya and Kavitha

Kathak Dancer Mysuru Nagaraj and Kavitha

That was an excellent program organized by SriVatsa Shandilya on the occasion of Music and Dance Festival on 18th November 2017.



Celebrity artists performed on stage. We were late for Kathak Dance by Mysuru Nagaraj but we were on time for Mantapa Prabhakara Upadhya's Abhinaya Dance.


Mantapa Prabhakara Upadhya, also a celebrity Yakshagana Artist was performing solo with only expression, emotions and movements.

Artists and the organizers
Shatavadhani R Ganesh scripted the songs, who also gave excellent interpretations of the story and the emotions and expressions behind the creation.

Shatavadhani R Ganesh
The hall was jam packed with people sitting on the sides, some on part of the stage.

posted Monday 20th November 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

RISHI'S NEW CAR - BALENO

Monday, 13th November 2017


It's MaruthiSuzuki Baleno new model Auto-gear car from NEXA showroom along palace grounds .

road. Rishikanth booked the car I think about three months ago and after clearing the financing of the

car, it was ready for delivery.



So, we were there and Ravikanth also joined for the happy occasion of receiving the new car.

After the formalities, key was handed over, cake was cut for the celebrations and drove out.



Next was pooja at Ganapathi Temple at Sahakaranagar, we all went and completed the pooja by a




purohit and prayed for prosperity and safe ride in the car.


Back home after dinner at ADIGAS restaurant.

Posted Friday 17th November 2017


Thursday, November 9, 2017

LAHARI SCHOOL ANNUAL DAY 2017

Saturday, 4th November 2017
Venue : Dayananda Sagar Institute of Technology Auditorium, Bengaluru.




LahariBhat, Class VI,  studying in Deccan International School, Bengaluru, organized their Annul Day Celebrations in three sessions. Morning (10am to 1pm ) to lower middle school, Afternoon (2pm - 5pm) for upper middle school and evening ( 6 - 9 pm) for High School students.





We attended the morning session, where children presented more than two hour program of "KARUNADA SIRI SAMPADA", highlighting the history of Karnataka, its people, accomplishments and the culture, with dance, singing, stage play. It is a tremendous effort by teachers and students.

YAKSHAGANA

JUMBOO SAVARI AT MYSURU

There was live music by teachers, proper costumes of characters, lighting and power point presentation of events on the huge screen on the stage.  About 140 minutes presentation was mesmerizing and reminding of people, rich culture and history of state of Karnataka.


Lahari participated in several dances and I could catch only few clicks and clips. It was awesome.

Posted Friday 10th November 2017