Javed Ali and Shalmali Kholgade to perform in Yuva Dasara

Javed Ali and Shalmali Kholgade to perform in Yuva Dasara

Submitted by alvin on Sat, 2016-09-17 17:17 Mysuru: This year’s Yuva Sambhrama will be held from Sept 23 to Sept 28 at Manasagangothri’s amphitheare while Yuva Dasara will be held at Maharaja College Grounds from Oct 3 till Oct 9, announced Yuva Dasara sub-committee.Speaking to reporters on Saturday, SP Ravi D Channanannavar, Deputy Special Officer of Yuva Dasara sub-committee, said the budget of Yuva Dasara had been reduced from Rs. 2.5 crore to 1.5 crore this year as this year’s Dasara was being held on a smaller scale. “So, we have roped in private players like TVS and Asian paints to sponsor Yuva Dasara as well as Yuva Sambhrama,” he said.The highlight of Yuva Dasara will be playback singers Benny Dayal, Raghu Dixit, Shalmali Kholgade, Javed Ali and Coke Studios.  “Javed Ali and Shalmali Kholgade will be performing for the first time in Dasara.  On October 9, several Sandalwood celebrities will set stage on fire by performing dance, singing and skits in Sandalwood night.  The event will be opened by a well-known Sandalwood celebrity on October 3 evening,” he said.College teams will also be given an opportunity to perform on a bigger stage. “The organisers have decided to select 25 best teams to perform in Yuva Dasara and four judges will select the best teams who will take the centre stage before main artists perform,” Ravi said.A team comprising of 30 to 60 college teams are allowed to perform in Yuva Sambhrama, he added.Water conservation will be the theme of this year’s Yuva Sambhrama and Yuva Dasara. The committee has decided to lay stress on water conservation following the poor monsoon in the state. Yuva Dasara event listOctober 3-Benny Dayal and troupeOctober 4-Raghu Dixit and troupeOctober 5-Shalmali Kholgade and troupeOctober 6-yet to be decidedOctober 7-Javed Ali and troupeOctober 8-Coke studioOctober 9-Sandalwood night