Vidyaranya Yuvaka Sangha
Shree Vidyaranya Yuvaka Sangha is a social service organization with an impressive
track record, spanning over 4 decades of social and cultural activities. Activities
of The Sangha revolve around the celebration of culture through artistic means.
A nationalistic vibe is prevalent in all activities conducted by The Sangha.
These activities include celebrating national festivals, distributing free books
to underprivileged children, helping victims of war and national calamities and
organizing cultural festivals.
The Bengaluru Ganesh Utsava, which has been organized by the Sangha at the APS
College Grounds, Basavanagudi, for the past 4 decades, is a major cultural festival
of south Bangalore. The Sangha has tied up with The Times of India for this festival
in an attempt to gather people from all across the city to this cultural celebration.
The Sangha is confident that this association with the
ToI will bring a vibrant nationalist spirit to the festival.
The Bengaluru Ganesh Utsava offers
people the chance to interact with fellow Bangaloreans.
It also provides a platform for budding artists to showcase
their art through stalls. Eminent musicians, theatre
groups and ballet troupes from all across the country
have performed at the festival over the years. Some of
the renowned guests who have graced the festival with
their presence are
Smt. MS Subbalakshmi, Dr. Balamurali Krishna, Dr. KJ Yesudas,
SP Balasubrahmanyam, Usha Uthup,
P Unnikrishnan, Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan, Gantasal, PB Sreenivas, Mandolin U Srinivas,
Sivamani, Shankar Mahadevan and Daler Mehendi.
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