Udupi: Oct 15: Inaugurating the” Vidhya Dashami Sangeethotsava” held at Parkala Kukkudakatte’ Sarigama Sangeetha Vidyalaya,V.B.Gopalachar,director of the Vadiraja Samshodana Prathistana said in his address that Vidhya Dashami is the day, where we receive education and the day of education accomplishment.Vidhyadashami is the day, where we are all receiving quality education from our teachers.
He further said that the youth should not allow the body organs to absorb, listen bad, evil things and make it a habit of listening art of music. Music is the only art, which crossed all the boundaries of castes and religions.
International fame sitar expert Ustad Rafeeq Khan has launched the Vidhya Dashami programe by playing sitar in the morning.
Chief guests like Parkala Ro.P.H.F.R Manjunatha Upadhyaya and Udupi Municipal Corporation’s vice president Smt.Amratha Krishnamurthy Acharya, Vidhushi Saroja Achar have participated in the programme.
Vocal music by Kum.Chetkala Parka and Kum.Samanvi,Manipal and Karnataka music concert by Kum.Thanmayi Krishnamurthy,Bangalore,Poorna Manipala,Kum.Shreya Kolathaya Puttur have been performed.
In the afternoon Saraswati pooja,”Sangeetha rasa prashne”by art critic Eshwarayya, has conducted. Then Kum.Samskrithi, master Chaitanya, Kum.Hema Varshini and Kumari Archana Upadhyaya have performed music programme.
In the evening flute playing by Dr.Ramesh, Karnataka Sangeetha by Shankuntala Kunchinadka and Hindustani music by Vidhwan Mahabaleshwara Bhagwat have been performed.