Sunday, April 24, 2011

Inauguration - Kreedaa Kaushalya 2011

Prof. Kalegowda Nagavara, noted litterateur and folklorist of Mysore inaugurated the Kreedaa Kaushalya exhibition on Thursday 21 April 2011 at 6.30 pm at Pratima Gallery. He was accompanied by his wife Smt. Kempamma Nagavara. The informal function was attended by a select group of invitees and well wishers of Ramsons Kala Pratishtana.
L-R: Smt. Kempamma Nagavara, Sri R.G. Singh, Prof. Kalegowda Nagavara and Sri M.B. Singh

Professor and his wife appreciating the terracotta figures of children playing Aligulimane (Mancala) under Aralikatte by artist Sri Venkataramana Palimar (Venki) of Palimar, Udupi.

L-R: Sri Srikantha Sharma, the creator of the Aralikatte, Prof. Nagavara, Smt. Kempamma and Sri D. Ram Singh

The Nagavara couple inaugurated the exhibition by playing a beautifully crafted silver Aligulimane. 

The Chief Guest giving an informal speech at the gathering.

Sri D. Ram Singh, Prof. Nagavara and his wife at the inauguration of Kreedaa Kaushalya 2011

Prof. Kalegowda Nagavara trying a hand at the game of Six Handed Pachisi
Artist S.F. Huseni demonstrating the art of Sanjhi paper craft to the chief guest

Srikantha Sharma giving a tour of the exhibition to Prof. Nagavara

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