A two-day Nrityotsava 2015, an intercollegiate classical and folk dance competition was held at Canara College, Mangaluru in collaboration with directorate of student welfare, Mangalore University, on October 28-29, 2015.
Inaugurating the programme on October 28, 2015, Dr. A M Khan, HOD Electronics Department, Mangalore University said, “The spirit of participation is more important than competition. Students should understand that life goes on whether you are a success or failure. Participation in cultural competition helps students to de -stress themselves in these fast moving times”.
The chief guest of the day, Vidooshi Vidyashree Radhakrishna, Director, Gana Nritya Academy Regd., Mangaluru, spoke on “the values of classical and folk dance today” and stressed on ‘Antasatva’- the zeal, we have in our classical dance is not found in today’s reality dance shows and it also destroys the core values of our culture and tradition”.
In his presidential address Sri. Ranganath Bhat, Honorary Secretary of CHS Association, Mangaluru expressed his sentiments towards the culture of mother land and pledged that CHS association will always try to uphold the culture and tradition of our country.
Dr. K V Malini, Principal, Canara College welcomed and introduced the guests. Dr. Manohar Joshi, Vice Principal, proposed the vote of thanks. Smt. Tara Kumari, Department of Kannada, compeered the inaugural function.