Kannada and Culture

Department of Kannada and Cultural, Office of Assistant Director, Bangalore Urban.

Continuous Cultural Program to be conducted from the Bangalore Urban
To propagate the rich cultural heritage of the state and to promote the literature, music, dance, theater, art, craft and folklore the following programs are being implemented through the department.

Chiguru-To identify the hidden cultural talents of the children and to provide a platform for the budding and talented artists, various cultural performances are being conducted through Chiguru festival once a year.

Samskrutika Sourabha – To provide a platform for senior and old aged artists in form of a festival in school/colleges. The cultural programs are being conducted regularly in various parts of Bangalore city.

Yuva Sourabha – is a program mainly designed to provide a platform for youth artists, various cultural programs are being conducted to the young artists of various art forms.

Janapara Utsava – The Janapara uthsava is designed to provide the platform for the artists specifically from the most backward scheduled caste artists in mainly folklore art forms across the state. This festival is intended to bring the artists to mainstream of the society through such festivals. This is a Special Component Program (SCP).

Girijanothsava-The Girijanothsava is designed to provide the platform for the artists specifically from the most backward scheduled tribes artists in mainly folklore art forms across the state. This festival is intended to bring the artists to the mainstream of the society through such festivals. This was performed as Special Tribe Program (STP).

JillaKavigosti – District level poet’s meet is being organized every year in Bangalore city to provide an opportunity to senior litterateur and young writers. Sadakarondige Samvada – To identify the achievers of different walks of life, and create a platform for them to share their experiences for the future generations of the society.

Sadakarondige Samvada – To identify the achievers of different walks of life, and create a platform for them to share their experiences for the future generations of the society.

Suggi- Huggi – Harvest festival is the main celebration of the farming community, wherein the department conducts the harvest festival as Suggi Huggi and conduct cultural festival along performance of classical and folklore performance.