Mangaluru: ‘Alva’s Virasat – 2015’ to Enthrall Culture Lovers from Jan 8 to Jan 11

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Mangaluru: “The most awaited cultural extravaganza of Alva’s Education Foundation, “Alva’s Virasat” will enthrall the cultural lovers from January 8th to January 11th 2015. The preparation for this is taking place at Alva’s Palace Ground at Vidyagiri. Amidst the greeneries, this event is going to attract thousands of people with variety of cultural programme and more than 20,000 seating arrangements” said Dr Mohan Alva-.Chairman of Alva’s Educational Institutions during the press meet held at Mangalore Press Club.




The first day of Alva’s Virasat 2015 will begin at 5.15 pm with traditional procession welcoming the guests of honour to the dais. The inauguration of the programme will be done by Dr Veerendra Hegde of Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara kshethra. Dr Vinay Hegde, educationist and President of Nitte Education Trust, will be presiding. State ministers namely Ramanath Rai, UT Khader, Abhayachandra Jain, and Vinay Kumar Sorake, MPs,DC, MLC of Dakshina Kannada, Ex Minister Amarnath Shetty, V N Krishna Kumar, CEO, Canara Bank, C Jayaram Bhat,  CEO, Karnataka Bank, M N Rajendra Kumar, President, SCDCC Bank and Suresh Bhandary, Mumbai will also be present.

Padmabhushan Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, who mesmerised the audience with his talent in playing Sarod at the age of 6, later achieved in the field and also recognised as one of the greatest players will be awarded with Alva’s Virasat award.

Classical music and dance, folk songs and dance will be performed by artists from world-wide. Rajasthan’s classical and folk cultural team ‘Desert Storm’, Shri Rama Natak Nikethan, special dance performance by 25 artists of Andhra Pradesh, Punjabi dance, Gujarathi Dance, String struck musical instruments fusion, Shivamani and team’s ‘Mahaleela’, Mysore Manjunath and team’s ‘Naadaloka’ will attract the audience. Special programmes by Shivamani and team, musical night by visually impaired and special performance by physically challenged

On January 9th from 8.30 pm, the audience will be spellbound by the performance of Kalaimamani, Shivamani and his team.

On 10th January, the music lovers will be feasted with the performance ‘Ankhiyon ke zaaronkho se’ which will be performed by 30 visually challenged of Mumbai and the dance lovers will be fascinated by the performance ‘Miracles on wheels’ which will be presented by of physically challenged.

Special attractions of Alva’s Virasat 2015 – On all the four days, Punjab’s Army Band will be giving a special programme. To enhance the beauty of the event and sooth the eyes of the audience there will be fountains, flower show and firework.

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