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Bengaluru Ganesh Utsava from Sept 17

South India’s biggest Cultural Festival to be held amidst much fanfare from September 17-27, 2015 at APS College Ground, Basavanagudi
l 11 days of Music, Food, Art and Culture with a enviable line-up of artists performing each day
l  Food lovers can treat themselves to a variety of delectable dishes at the Aromas of Karnataka
Continuing its legacy of promoting the rich tradition of culture and heritage that is India, Shree Vidyaranya Yuvaka Sangha is back with its spirit of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, the ‘53rd Bengaluru Ganesh Utsava.’
Bengaluru Ganesh Utsava 2015 was today announced at a press conference attended by renowned playback singer and film composer Vijay Prakash, music composer Arjun Janya, Singer and Actor MD Pallavi Artistic Director of Nritarutya Mayuri Upadhya, Singer-Songwriter and Film Composer Raghu Dixit, all of whom will also be participating in the Festival.
Curated by Shree Vidyaranya Yuvaka Sangha, the festival aims to bring together finest artists of the country at a world-class forum to celebrate art and culture.
Few of the highlights of this year include the much-acclaimed singers Susheela, Vani Jairam and Sri. Vijay Prakash sharing the same stage for the first time ever.  Also to be on the lookout is the special musical tribute to the world renowned Ilayaraja by none other than the highly talented team of Rajesh Krishnan, MD Pallavi, Ajay Warriar, Supriya Raghunandan, Composer Praveen D. Rao with Arun Kumar on the drums.  For the Bollywood lovers, there is the much popular Shreya Ghoshal show and the Kunal Ganjawala Musical night, both of who promises to make it a memorable event.
Then there are Bengaluru’s own stars – Mayuri Upadhya presenting Nrityarutya’s Katha Parva, Raghu Dixit with his Indian folk rock musical night, Magical Composer Arjun Janya with his Kannada Film Musical night and the most versatile singer from the south, Karthik who will be singing Kannada, Tamil and Hindi film songs.
For the instrumental lovers, there is a treat waiting at the Bengaluru Ganesh Utsava which include the Classical Fusion Concert by Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt on Mohan Veena and Mysore Nagaraj & Manjunath on Violins and the World Fusion Concert by the talented team of Mandolin U Rajesh, Bala Bhaskar, Mohini Dey, Arun Kumar and Giridhar Udupa.
For the devotional song lovers, there is Karnataka’s famous artist Mysore Ramachandra Acharya rendering his love for Ganesha through his soulful music.

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