The programs will be held at Sri Kshetra Adichunchanagiri Math of Nagamangala Taluk of Mandya District. Dr. Guruji’s coronation mahotsava will be held in the presence of Nirmalananda Nath Swamiji. With this, the 43rd State-level Folk Art Mela is being held to improve the folk art and artists’ lives.
The 43rd Sri Kalabhairaveshwara Folk Art Mela will be inaugurated and the Chunchasree Award Ceremony will be held on September 23 at 10 am. On the same day at 5 pm Dr. Nirmalananda Nath Swamiji’s pearl palanquin festival and colorful procession of folk artists will be held. At 7 pm the Tepotsav will be held at Sri Kala Bhairaveshwara Swami Pushkaran.
Free food and lodging will be provided to all artists participating in the Folk Art Mela along with sarees and kana for female artists and pancha and towels for male artists. Artists must bring participation letter from Kannada and Culture Department of their district along with their Aadhaar card. Travel allowance to and from Sri Kshetra will be given only to artists who have brought the letter. For more information contact mobile: 9448124141, 9448048433.
September 23: Inauguration of Folk Art Fair at 10 am, Presentation of Chunchasree Award
September 24: Folk Art Mela concludes at 2 pm
September 25: At 10.30 am Dr. Balgangadharnath Shri Memorial Festival