Guru Utsava - 2017
Date & Time: 15th & 16th July 2017
10 AM to 9 PM @ Sobha Lake View Club
On July 15th and 16th, 2017, RFA celebrated its 5th annual Guru Utsava. The venue for this event is a community hall at Sobha Lakeview Clubhouse, off Outer Ring Road, Bellandur, Bengaluru-560103. This year, the programme was expanded to include Bharatanatyam gurus, as well as Gurus of Hindustani and Carnatic music.
Day 1 : July 15th – 10AM to 8PM: Carnatic music performances
The day’s programme was divided into 16 performing slots, with one slot for each participating Guru. Each slot began with a 4-minute group performance by students of the participating Guru. This was followed by a 30 minute performance of the Guru, after which the students came forward to pay their respects to their Guru by offering a tamboolam basket of fruits and flowers, and seek their Guru’s blessings.
Day 2 : July 16th – 10AM to 2PM : Hindustani music performances
Day 2 : July 16th – 3PM to 8PM : Bharatnatyam performances
8 Bharatnatyam Gurus performed and offered respects to their Gurus, and blessings to their students.
Entry to the event was free for all. More than 500 people attended this event over the course of 2 days