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Kalangana art school organises exhibition1 min read

January 30, 2012 < 1 min read

Kalangana art school organises exhibition1 min read

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Udupi: The Kalangana school of Arts, Ambagilu, celebrated its seventh Anniversary on January 29 with a collage and  art exhibition, paying tribute to renowned artist K.K. Hebbar on the occasion of his birth centenary.

100 paintings and 50 collages were on display, created by the students from the primary to advanced level. Some of Hebbar’s famous sketches were also displayed at the exhibition.

The chief guest for the occasion was Saku Pangala, Secretary of the Artist forum, Udupi. “At our institute we believe in giving importance to aesthetic views. We appreciate art and artistic minds. Our institute is helping this rural society to develop and make it a better one to live in”, he said.

“I have been working here for the last 5 years and I have seen how hard Kalangana works for the upliftment of these young souls by giving them a platform in this rural area,” said Manasi, a classical dance teacher at the school. “The students here are very hardworking and full of enthusiasm, which makes me feel very proud to teach them.”

The event ended with an address to the parents and students by the principal, Jeevan Shetty. The exhibition will continue until January 31.


Sub-edited by: Vrinda Manocha