Students get a history lesson in the stadium

Students get a history lesson in the stadium

Hampi in Kolar

Hundreds of students visited the district stadium in Kolar on Saturday, to view the replicas of the remnants from the Vijayanagara Empire. DH photo

Students from different schools visited the stadium all through the day and had a unique experience learning the history of the Empire from the beginning till the end.

The implementing officer of the programme M K Matha explained features and historical relevance of the displays.

The Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation, the Karnataka Tourism Department and the district administration have organised a sound-and-light show 'Rayaratha' as a memorial of the 500th anniversary of Krishnadevaraya ascending the throne of Vijayanagara.

The show was organised at 7 pm on Saturday and included the life-history of Krishnadevaraya as well as important aspects of the Vijayanagara Empire.