Music contest at Sri Krishna Gana Sabha

Mysore/Mysuru: Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Gokulam 3rd Stage, has organised a music competition on Jan. 29 (Sunday) from 10 am at its premises.

Events are Classical Music (Vocal only): Bhavageethe or Bhaktigeethe for those aged 6 to 10 years (Sub-Junior); 11 to 15 years (Junior) and 16 to 25 years (Senior).

Classical Music for Sub-Juniors — Devotional Song or Devaranama; For Juniors (11-15 years) — Keerthane composed by one of the Trinities — Thyagaraja or Deekshitar or Shyama Sastrigal (Duration: not more than 5 minutes); For Seniors (16-25 years) – Composition by any one of the Trinities with Raaga and Swaraprastara (not more than 10 minutes).

First prize winners will get Rs.500, Second – Rs. 400 and Third – Rs. 300 with a memento and certificate. All the participants will be given certificates and a memento besides consolation prizes for the deserving.

Special cash prize of Rs. 3,000 for the winner and Rs. 2,000 for Runner-up in Senior Classical Music (Vocal) will be given and their concert will be held on Jan.30 at 6 pm.

Those interested may register their names in the Temple Office from 9 am to 11 am and from 6 pm to 8 pm between Jan.20 and 27. For details call Ph: 2411148 or 2510495 or Mob:82965-42363 or 98807-07190. Prizes will be distributed on Jan. 30 at 6 pm. Winners along with other selected youngsters will exhibit their talents. The event is sponsored by Dr. N. Chandrashekar, Managing Trustee, Aditya Hospital, Gokulam, according to a press release from B.S. Sridhara Raje Urs, Sabha President and J. Mahesh Secretary.