Mangaluru, November 23: The literary and cultural fest ‘Alva’s Nudisiri- 2015’, will be held from November 26th to November 29th at Sundari Anand Alva campus of Alva’s Educational Institutions, Moodbidri. The event is hosted by Alva’s Education Foundation, Moodbidri.
Addressing a press meet here on Monday November 23rd, Dr M Mohan Alva president of Alvas Education Foundation said, the event will be inaugurated on November 26th at 6 pm on ‘Shrimathi Vanajakshi K Shripathi Bhat’ stage. Renowned writer from Dharwad, Dr Veena Shantheshwara will be inaugurating Alva’s Nudisiri 2015. Veteran scholar Dr T V Venkatachala Shastri will preside over the event. The Nudisiri conference hall will be named after Nadoja Dr Kayyar Kinhanna Rai. The programme will be held on the theme ‘Karnataka: Hosathanada Hudukaata’.
He said, 500 guests will be seated on stage during the inauguration. 700 achievers in various fields have been invited for the conference which will be held during the 4 days of the event. Also, 10 achievers from various fields will be honoured with ‘Alva’s Nudisiri Award-2015’. They are namely Padmashree Dr Bannanje Govindacharya in the field of literature, Dr Sumathendra Nadiga in literature, Rajendra Singh Babu in the field of cinema, Vidwan R K Padmanabha in the field of classical music, Dr B N Sumithra Bhai in the field of literature, Eshwara Daidotta in the field of journalisim, Leelavathi Baipadithaya in the field of Yakshagana, Varthooru Narayana Reddy in the field of agriculture, Shilpi Honappachar in the field of sculpture, and Sayyed Sallaudin Pasha in the field of cultural service.
Alva’s Education Foundation will also organize ‘Alva’s Vidhyarthi Siri-2015’ on Rathnakaravarni stage on November 26th.
This program will be inaugurated by P Sheshadri, National film Award winner. The event will be presided over by Shalika Yekkar from Saint Sicily High School, informed Dr Mohan Alva.