Yakshagana artiste Vandse Narayana Ganiga passes away

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
Vandse-Narayana Ganiga

Udupi : Yakshagana artiste Vandse Narayana Ganiga passed away in Udupi on Monday. He was 84. He is survived by his wife, three sons and a daugh- ter. A recipient of the Rajyotsava Award for 2014, Mr. Ganiga was a professional artiste for about four decades. He took to Yakshagana performance at the age of […]

Traditional Yakshagana ‘bhagawathike’ to be documented in audio-visual form soon

Monday, January 30th, 2017
bhagawathike

Mangaluru: The traditional “bhagawathike” (singing) of the Tenku Thittu (southern school) and Badagu Thittu (northern school) will soon be documented in an audio-visual form to make them available for future generations in its true form. The Karnataka Yakshagana and Bayalata Academy will do it for five days in Udupi from February 20, president of the […]

Kadathoka Manjunatha Bhagawat

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
kadathoka

Belthangady: Kadathoka Manjunatha (85) who remained as the chief singer of Dharmasthala Mela (Yakshagana) for 35 years, died at home on Sunday (October 31) at Kumbarmakki in Haladipura of Honnavara Taluk. He leaves wife, a son and 4 daughters. The deceased Bhagawat had complete mastery over Thenku- Thittu and Badagu-Thittu singing styles on stage. As […]

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