Bengaluru Digest

Published: 14th December 2015 04:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th December 2015 04:39 AM   |  A+A-


BENGALURU: Chitra Sante on January 3, more artists express interest this year

All the art lovers and artists can ready themselves for their favourite fest, Chitra Sante, which has been scheduled for January 3. More than 3 lakh people are expected to come together for the 13th Chitra Sante. More than 1,600 applications have been received so far from  different parts of the country such as  Delhi,West Bengal, Assam etc. This year students from abroad and those who have who studied at the Chitra Kala Parishath have also applied for this fest. This is most helpfull for rural artists, who struggle to get a platform because of financial constraints. CKP will provide free accommodation, food and a space to showcase their work. Dr DK Chowta started this fair way back in 2003. Like in Bengaluru, they also conducted the sante in different places like Mangaluru, Mysuru and  Hubballi but it has not been greatly successful.

Three artists explore themes of nature and human aspiration

Ganesha Somayaji B , Sharath Holla and Giliyal Jayaram Bhat are presenting their paintings at Chitra Kala Parishath gallery. The main idea behind the show titled “V3 Painting Exhibition”is to present their talent. The three artists have concentrated on different themes  — human aspiration, nature, forest and five elements — for their paintings. “Sometimes it takes two-four hours to paint and sometimes it may takes upto four days also,  depending on our frame of mind,” said Giliyal Jayaram Bhat. The paintings are priced between Rs 5,000 and Rs 30,000. This will continue till December 15.

Where are the seven wonders of the world? It’s around the corner

Does Bengaluru have an Opera House or the Jesus the Redeemer? To see the eight wonders of the world, you don’t have to go too far. Just walk upto the Garuda Mall on Magrath Road. The Great Garuda Shopping Festival is back with the theme ‘Around the World in 60 Seconds’. Inaugurated by actor Aindrita Ray, it is on till January 1.

 Hospital on Cunningham Road renovated and inaugurated

Bengaluru1.jpgThe renovated Al-Ameen Hospital situated at Cunningham Road was inaugurated  by Dr Mumtaz Ahmed khan. In this occasion students of various schools participated in large numbers. BABA-E-TALEEM Dr. Mumtaz Ahmed Khan interacted with the students for few minutes. He said that children’s are the future and directed them to concentrate on their studies. To make your family and country proud, you need education, and this is the only way to succeed, he said.

White Walkers pip Silent Assassins in TT Tournament

Rotaract Club of Bangalore, Seshadripuram conducted Rota Table Tennis Tournament 2015 at Matchpoint Table Tennis Academy, VET School, VV Puram recently to raise funds for community development projects. The project includes the uplift of tribal people at Nagarhole forest through a mega health check-up camp and distribution of basic essentials. Part of the proceeds will be used for Chennai flood relief. Team White Walkers (Dinakar, Ashwin and Akshay) defeated Team Silent Assassins (Chetan, Kiran and Praveen) and Team Super Saiyan (Krishnarjun & Kaustav Das) with identical score 3-1. Team Silent Assassins and team Super Saiyan shared the second place.


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