Young artistes' excitement fills Adima

Training camp for school students ends with great performances

Song, dance, acting- appearing before an audience was all that mattered for the students.

An add-on to their excitement was the applause of parents, teachers and every other spectator.

Presentations

The open-air theatre at the Adima Cultural Organisation atop Teralli Hills on the outskirts of the city lit up on Wednesday night. The children first presented a dance-drama of Hindi poet Sumitranandan Panth’s ‘Gramavasini Bharat Matha’. Next came ‘Kage Kannu Iruva Bala’, a play by Kotiganahalli Ramaiah, who is also the president of Adima.

Ramaiah spoke appreciating the efforts taken by as well as the enthusiasm of students from government higher primary schools from Cheluvanahalli, Mangasandra, Tyavanahalli, Sulur, Kendatti, Bettabenjenahalli, Vakkaleri, Beglihosalli and Doddayyur in Kolar taluk, who participated in the theatre camp.

Formal programme

Earlier, writer M S Prabhakar inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp placed on a hanging lamp-holder made from plants collected by the children.

A booklet on the camp was released as one of the participants Tyavanahalli Ravi read out one of his poems. Gangappa Talavara explained the sayings and riddles collected by the students and published in the booklet.

Speaking at the end of the programme, Public Education Department deputy director Prahlad Gowda expressed his appreciation of the acting of the students.

Director of the Mela Bhushan Bhat, resource persons Charan, Neela, Shivakumar, Nagesh, Savitha, Gajanana Naik and Dwarakanath were present.

 

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