Digitised Scripts of Yakshagana

News:Recently,Yakshavahini, a trust has made more than 900 Yakshagana scripts digitised and available online for free. Facts: Yakshagana is a temple theatre art form of Karnataka that depicts mythological stories from Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bhagavata and other Hindu epics. It combines dance, music, dialogue, costumes, make-up and stage techniques with a unique style and form. It… Continue reading Digitised Scripts of Yakshagana

Religion no bar for Padmanur’s Yakshagana

News:Recently,the Yakshagana committee hosted the 60th annual Yakshagana in the Padmanur village, Karnataka.It is a multi-faith committee consisting of Hindus, Christians and Muslims and it hosts Yakshagana every year. Facts: About Yakshagana: Yakshagana literally means the song (gana) of the yaksha (nature spirits).It is believed to have originated somewhere in between the 10th and the… Continue reading Religion no bar for Padmanur’s Yakshagana

Modi fans celebrate victory with all-night Yakshagana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi fans has hosted an all-night Yakshagana show in Mangalore for his second victory in the Lok Sabha elections.The event was sponsored by ‘TeaMModi’ group for fulfilling their ‘harake’ (wish) to get him re-elected. Yakshagana is a traditional theatre form that combines unique blending of music, extempore dialogues, phenomenal dancing moves, rich… Continue reading Modi fans celebrate victory with all-night Yakshagana