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Myriad shades of a culture

Nov 29, 2013, DHNS

Illustrious History

Sambrama, a Kannada Rajyotsava celebration, which was organised
by the Rotary Bangalore Indiranagar and supported by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, was held at the Chowdaiah Memorial Hall, recently.


The cultural events started from the gate and the crowd was greeted in a grand style.
Dancers from across the State depicted the cultural heritage of the State.

The different dances at the entrance included Dollu Kunitha, Beesu
Kamsale, Veeragase, Garudi Gombe and Pata Kunitha and the hall sported a very festive look along with the beats of the drumming teams.

The evening, which started off with the traditional lighting of the lamp, also saw an invocation lamp dance while the guests were on the stage.

The evening had three main invitees — G Venkatasubbaiah, Chandrashekara Kambara and B Saroja Devi, who made the occasion rather special with their presence. Each one of the dignitaries stressed the need to promote the Kannada culture in order to imbibe the true heritage and legacy of the state.

Centenarian G Venkatasubbaiah had the audience in splits with his rendition
of a typical cookery show on a Kannada TV channel with English words being spoken in every other sentence.

The celebrations then progressed to the cultural events. Karnataka’s illustrious and long history were depicted through a dance feature called Karnataka Nritya Vahini by the dance group Nupura.

This was followed by a performance by the Karnataka Police Music Band that came specially from Mysore. This performance was unique and left the audience in awe as they played only on Indian classical instruments.

Commenting on the programme, club president Ambika K Narayan said
that the whole essence of the Rajyotsava is differently perceived nowadays.

“We tried to portray all shades of the states through our programme,” she said.
Rotarian Jagadeesh M, an audience member said, “There is an absolute need for such a programme in today’s times.

Rotary is mostly focused on community-oriented projects and thus, this is a big difference from the usual programmes that we have been a part of.”
Seeing the crowd’s response, Rotary District Advisor UR Vedavyasa said that the programme was well received.

“Many people’s efforts have come together to make this programme a reality and that paid off well,” he said. He also added that the programme reflected the culture of Karnataka and brought together the different shades of the State.


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