Dubai: DYAT holds Guru Pooje-Guru Vandana, inaugurates classes for new academic year
Daijiworld Media Network – Dubai (EP)
Dubai, July 20: Dubai Yakshagana Abhyasa Tharagati (DYAT) held Guru Pooje-Guru Vandana and inaugurated its new teaching classes for the year 2022-23 at Dubai’s Fortune Plaza banquet hall on July 17.
Senior entertainer Bhavani Shanker led prayers, rituals and distributed prasada. Female members performed bhajans.
The program was launched in the presence of renowned Tulu Kannada director Rajendra Singh Babu, Tulu drama artist Vijayakumar Kodialbail, speaker Ganesh Rai, Gammath Kalavider team president Rajesh Kuthar, Bhavani teachers, Shanker Sharma, Venkatesh Shastri Puthige, Jayananda Pakkala, Vasu Shetty, Organizer Kottinje Dinesh Shetty, Teachers Shekar D Shettigar Kinnigoli, Girish Narayana Katipalla and Balakrishna Shetty Madu. The guests expressed their wishes for the program.
Artist Yakshagana Krishnaprasad Surathkal presented poems by Mayur Naika and Ananda Salian. Savinaya Nellitheertha, Bhavani Shanker Sharma, Venkatesh Shastri and Aditya Dinesh Shetty provided background music.
Students Srisha Prabhaker Poojary and Vaishnavi Mahohar presented poems by Divit Kotian. The students offered Guruvandane by means of Padapooje and presented fruits and flowers to the teachers.
A play titled Sri Krishna Oddolaga and Durudakshine was performed. Krishnaprasad Rao Surathkal, Venkatesh Shastri, Bhavanishanker Sharma Savinaya Nellitheertha, Aditya Dinesh Shetty, Bhasker Poojary Neermarga, Anand Salian Kinnigoli, Krishna-Adithi Dinesh Shetty, Sainath Shetty, Prabhaker Poojary, Sanvi Mohan Gujaran, Samanta Girish Narayana, Sharath Saralaya, Ravindra Kukyan Swati Sathosh Kateel, Sathish Shettigar Vitla, Atharva Vasanth Shetty, Samantha Girish Narayana and Swati Saralaya cooperated in the entertainment.
Class leader Dinesh Shetty Kottinja welcomed the guests and organized the program. All-round student Girish Narayana gave details of the cultural program and cast a vote of thanks. Prabhaker Suvarna Karnire sponsored the Annasantarpane. Parent and activist involvement contributed to the success of the program.