Hoysala Kannada Koota Dashamanostava (10th year celebrations)
Our Dashamanotsava celebration on May 21 was a GRAND SUCCESS. Lot of planning had gone into this event. We would like to thank all the sponsors who have stood as our backbone and have supported us all the way. We would like to thank all the executive committee members who have been working hard for the last seven months in various committees. We would like to thank all the trustees of HKK, past EC members and volunteers who have helped us wholeheartedly in all the departments.
Now its time to sit back and enjoy the memories , thanks to all the volunteers who shared memorable pictures.
10th year Anniversary Souvenir ecopy : Dashakaamrutha (Nectar of 10 years )
Photos & Videos of Dashamanostava ( 10th year Anniversary) :
Photos from Desi Media : Dashamanostava as seen by Desi Media
Photos from Guru Prasad : Dashamanostava as seen by Guru Prasad
Photos from Hema Chinnaduparige : Dashamanostava as seen by Hema
Photos from Dinesh Haryadi :
Arts and Crafts Exhibition : Sristi Sogasu
Dashamanostava Preparation & Morning Breakfast
Pachami Habba from Latha Aswathnarayana
Coordinated by Hema Chinnadhupparige & Padma Krishnamurthy
Participants: Deeksha AnilKumar, Raksha Anilkumar, Diya Balur, Sneha Balur, Shreya Harish, Siri Harish, Megha Kurtakoti, Rrutu Kurtakoti, Ananya Krishnamurthy, Shreyas Krishnamurthy
Choreography by Rashmi Viswanath
Participants: Siddhant Gururaj, Jagannath Lakshmipathy, Vedansh Patel, Kashyap Rao, Sathya Shenoy, Megha Tirumali, Pooja Tirumali, Sachin Viswanath.
Coordinated by Aparna Radhakrishnan
Participants: Aditi Chittlor, Sanjana Goud, Disha Hulikal, Malavika Madan, Minnila Muthukumar, Akshaya Radhakrishnan, Ananya Radhakrishnan, Archana Shenoy, Pavayee Socrates
Coordinated by Anju Somanath
Modalane Sutradaari: Ashwin Bangalore
Yeradane Sutradaari: Nikhil Bhat
Moorane Sutradaari: Amit Potdar
Krishnadevaraya: Amruth Banavara
Nagaladevi (Krishnadevaraya’s mother): Anarghya Murthy
Venkamma (Mallanna’s mother): Srimedha Sunkara
Tirumala Raya (Krishnadevaraya’s son): Riya Bangalore
Tenalirama: Megha Rao
Aasthanada anuvaadaka Venkatakrishnayya: Archisha Murthy
Amatya Allasani: Ruhi Haryadi
Madayyagari Mallanna: Naveen Bangalore
Vijayanagara modalane kaavalugaara: Akhil Potdar
Vijaynagara yeradane kaavalugaara:Siddharth Sunkara
Delhi Sultan: Aparna Athreya
Sultanana quasid (dhoota): Nidhi Bhat
Sultanana modalane Durbaan (kaavalugara): Akhil Banavara
Sultanana yeradane Durbaan (Kaavalugara): Sanat Srinivasa
ಶಶಿರೇಖ ಪರಿಣಯ (ಮಹಾಭಾರತ ಆದಾರಿತ ಕೂಚಿಪುಡಿ ಶೈಲಿಯ ನೃತ್ಯ ರೂಪಕ) Sasirekha Parinayam
Choreographed by Sarada Nori
Participants: Sasirekha - Sanjana Jatti; Abhimanyu - Asirva Alahari; Subhadra - Sarada Nori Akella Krishna - Damini Lakshmipathy; Balarama - Krithi Goud Revathi - Nishitha Kumar; Duryodhana - Amritha Suresh Ghatotgacha - Manju Suresh; Laxmanakumara - Shreeya Karnam; Rakshasa - Meghana Bangalore; Peacocks & Royal maids - Srida Kadari, Sameeksha Maheshwaran, Adithi Routhu, Saanvi Talanki
Coordinated by Basanth Marigowdar
Choreography : Sindhoora Murari, Coordination: Veena Syed
Participants: Sneha Girish, Girish Shivarudraiah, Divya Manohar, Manohar Shivaligaiah, Sindhoora Murari Sharma, Murari Sharma, Sridhar, Pasha Syed, Veena Syed, Veda Pavan Deshpande
ದೂರದೇಶದಲ್ಲಿ ಒಂದಾದ ಈ ಮಿತ್ರರು ,
ಆಗಿಹರು ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಬಂದು ಆಪ್ತಮಿತ್ರರು !!!
ನಾಟ್ಯ ಸುಧೆಯ ಸುರಿಸಲು ನಿಮ್ಮೆದುರು ಬಂದಿಹರು ;
ದೊಡ್ಡ ಕರತಾಳದಿ ಬರಮಾಡಿಕೊಳ್ಳಿ ನೀವೆಲ್ಲರೂ !!!
ಇಂತಿ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಪ್ರೀತಿಯ ಆಪ್ತಮಿತ್ರರು
Coordinators : Prema Keshav, Sandhya Nagaraj
Participants: Vijaya Murthy, Sandhya Nagaraj, Leela Neelakantiah, Sowmya Prakash, Shammi Prasad, Shanthi Rao, Uma Shankar, Bhagya Srinivas; Violin by: Sudhanva Bharadvaj; Mrudanga: Tarun Sriram
Concept: Dinesh Haryadi
Participants: Sundresh Banavara, Pashupathi Bangalore, Chandra Bhat,Krishna Bheemanakatte, Bidarkote Somanath, Arun Darwar, Dinesh Haryadi, Amruth Kumar, Deepak Murthy, Prasad Sastry, Raghu Sosale
Photo Credits: Chandra Bhat
Concept, Choreography & Coordination: Priya Haryadi
Space: Padma Bangalore, Priya Haryadi, Divya Kini, Soumya Sundresh;
Fire: Padma Iyer, Roopa Kumar, Rashmi Viswanath, Mamtha Tirumali;
Wind: Sharada Bhat, Sahana Kedlaya, Aparna Radhakrishnan, Swarna Talanki
Earth: Uma Arun, Annu Goud, Prerana Murthy, Anju Somanath
Water: Prathiba Aitha, Sunitha Bangalore, Asha Potdar, Sugantha Lingam
Concept & Coordination: Yashavanth Gaddi
Participants: Yashavanth Gaddi, Asha Gaddi, Sadanand Masarur, Saritha Masarur, Ashvini Niranjan, Niranjan BC, Bala Gowda, Nitya Bala Gowda, Padmashri Srinivas, Pradeep Dollin, Krishna Talanki, Inchara Gaddi
Stay tuned for more photos & videos ....
ಬನ್ನಿ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಕನ್ನಡ ಕೂಟದ ದಶಮಾನೋತ್ಸವಕ್ಕೆ ನಿಮಗೆ ಸ್ವಾಗತ .
ನೀವೂ ಬನ್ನಿ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಸ್ನೇಹಿತರನ್ನೂ ಕರೆತನ್ನಿ .
Come & participate in the upcoming HKK Dashamanotsava
Please visit Sulekha to register for event : https://mycity.sulekha.com/hkk/registration.aspx
ದಶಮಾನೋತ್ಸವ ಮೆರವಣಿಗೆ - "ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಯನ್ನು ಕನೆಕ್ಟಿಕಟ್ ಗೆ ಕರೆತನ್ನಿ "
ನಿಮ್ಮ ಅಭಿರುಚಿಯನ್ನು ಪ್ರತಿಬಿಂಬಿಸುವಂತೆ ಅಲಂಕರಿಸಿಕೊಂಡು ಮೆರವಣಿಗೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಪಾಲ್ಗೊಳ್ಳಿ.
Dress Up & walk in Procession - Meravanige
ದಶಮಾನೋತ್ಸವ ಸಂಚಿಕೆ - ಕನ್ನಡ ಅಭಿಮಾನಿಗಳಿಗೆ ಕನ್ನಡ ಭಾಷಾ ಅಭಿರುಚಿ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನಕ್ಕೆ ಚಿನ್ನದಂಥ ಅವಕಾಶ , ನಿಮ್ಮ ಬರಹ , ಕವಿತೆ, ಹಾಸ್ಯ, ಹನಿ ಗವನ ಇತ್ಯಾದಿಗಳನ್ನು ಹಂಚಿ ಕೊಳ್ಳಿ
Contribute your articles to Dashamonstava
ಕಲಾ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನ & ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿ- ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನ - "ಸೃಷ್ಟಿ ಸೊಗಸು" -ನಿಮ್ಮ ಕಲಾ ಅಭಿರುಚಿ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನ ಮಾಡಲು ಒಂದು ಸದವಕಾಶ .
Cultural Programs Entertainment, Fine Arts & Science Exhibition Opportunity - '
More Details on each opportunities
As HKK is getting ready to celebrate its 10th Anniversary and a rich 25 years of rich history, preparations are well underway. Various committees and focus group of volunteers have been formed and these teams are committed to present a top quality full-day event for all of us. We have confirmed the auditorium of Derynoski Elementary School in Southington for this mega event. Plan is also underway to host some of the celebrities/artists from India who are touring US during the same time.
An undertaking of this magnitude needs support from all of you and we are asking you to help in any way you can. Various sponsorship levels are designed to suit your generosity and we also have opportunities to advertise or send best wished in the 10th year Souvenir.
*Please contact HKK Fundraising committee for further details on what is included in each sponsorship level.
Advertisement/best wishes in the Souvenir and program guide:
*Pages Sold out at this time.
Please see the attached document for additional details. Please feel free to contact one of the EC members or members of the fundraising committee for further details.
PLEASE NOTE – A PORTION OF YOUR DONATION/SPONSORSHIP WILL GO TO CHARITY
Thank you and we hope to hear from you for sponsorship or advertisements !
--HKK Dashamaanotsava Fund Raising and Marketing Entity (HKK FAME)
Dear HKK Members and Guests,
As you all know we are getting ready for the Hoysala Kannada Koota's Dashamanotsava.
There is one more exciting event for you….. That's Meravanige.
We are all excited to start the Dashamanotsava with a Dasara Style Meravanige.
Let us together bring mini Mysore Dasara to Connecticut.
Meravanige is for everyone, from infants to the Hoysala Kannada Koota Pioneers.
Here is the highlights of this event:
The Theme of the Meravanige is : Regional attires of Karnataka.
Meravanige starts with Nandi Kolu and ends with Ratha.
This time we are including Fancy Dress as a part of Meravanige too.
The theme is: Heritage of Karnataka. You can showcase your talent and interest by dressing up your children which represents our culture and Heritage For Example, Vijayanagara Arasa, Purandara Dasa, Kanakadasa, Vadiraja, Basavanna, Akka Mahadevi, Veera vanithe Obavva,. just to name a few.
At the end of Meravanige, the groups will be performing at the front Entrance outside,(not on the auditorium stage) before entering the Auditorium.
To help the event to go smoothly we have the following Guidelines:
a. Meravanige Reporting time is:
Assembly Time: soon after the breakfast and Meravanige starts at
In order to keep the program line up on track, Meravanige will be starting on time.
b. Participation in Meravanige is excluded from Cultural Programs.
c. To help us plan better please send in your entry by .
Along with MELA team, We, HKK EC, are inviting all of you to participate in this event and make it a successful one. You’ll see lot of other exciting events in the Meravanige.
You can reach us @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Hoysala Kannada Koota is celebrating its 10th Anniversary - Dashamanotsava & is inviting all Kannadigas to showcase their creativity, talent & passion in the fields of Arts, Crafts & Sciences under the Talent Show category, 'SRISHTI SOGASU'
Guidelines for participation in "SRISTI SOGASU"
All participation will be recognized by HKK and photos will be a shared on all HKK platforms. For all Questions, please contact email@example.com
Encourage yourself and your families to be a part of this unique learning and sharing opportunity and in bringing a piece of our Karnataka to our CT.
COME OPEN YOUR GIFTED BOX AND SHOWCASE YOUR TALENTS! HAVE FUN!!
-- Hoysala Kannada Koota Executive Committee
Invitation to participate in the upcoming HKK Dashamanotsava - Cultural ProgramsOn May 21st 2016, Hoysala Kannada Koota is celebrating its rich history of 25 years and 10 years' anniversary at Derynoski Elementary School.
The cultural committee invites all Kannadigas and Kannada loving people to join in these celebrations by participating and/ or presenting programs celebrating the glory of Karnataka, it's history, culture and traditions.
A lot of events and activities are being lined up as part of a day long program that will give everyone an opportunity to involve and immerse themselves in Kannada culture. The following guidelines were made keeping all those facets in mind.
Guidelines for Participation in HKK Dashamanotsava Cultural Programs
1. Children & adults can perform in only ONE program of their choice, irrespective of category.
2. Minimum number of participants for a group program is 8. [Hiriyara Honalu category is exempt from this rule]
3. We regret to inform that solo performances cannot be accommodated due to time constraints.
4. Programs cannot be longer than 20 minutes duration. Anything longer than 20 mins is subject to cultural committee’s approval.
5. All programs must be primarily in Kannada. Use of other Indian languages is contingent upon Cultural Committee and EC approval based upon the subject.
*If you/ your child would like to participate in any programs please send your info (name, age, area of interest, contact information) to the cultural committee by March 1st and we’ll direct you to the appropriate coordinator.
Please send in your program information to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before April 1st, 2015, with the following details:
*Audio tracks of the program must be provided by May 1st.
All entries have to be sent to the Dashamanotsava Cultural ‘SPARKS’ Team - email@example.com on or before April 1st, 2015.
Dashamanothsava’s unique opportunities include Talent Show and Meravanige which are separate events and the guidelines for participation will soon follow.
-- HKK Executive Committee
Hoysala Kannada Koota of Connecticut is celebrating its 10th year anniversary this year. Even though Kannada Koota in CT has 25 years of history, it was registered as "Hoysala Kannada Koota" in 2006. We have finalized May 21, 2016 and Derynoski Elementary School auditorium at Southington, CT as the Venue for our Dashamanotsava celebration. It will be a whole day event. We take this oppurtunity to heartily invite all the members, non-members and supporters of HKK over the years. Mark your calendar and plan on your performance. More details will follow.
Derynoski Elementary School Address : 240 Main St, Southington, CT 06489