Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Lalitkala Regional Secretary Ramakrishna Vedala said that two young and acclaimed sculptors of the State – P.Bujinga Rao and Kanta Kishore Moharana



BHUBANESWAR: As part of its annual programme of art awareness, city-based Regional Centre of Lalit Kala Akademi, the national academy for fine art, would host Kaladhara – a series of events – commencing on Thursday (October 15). Regional Secretary Ramakrishna Vedala said that two young and acclaimed sculptors of the State – P.Bujinga Rao and Kanta Kishore Moharana – will speak about their works and experiences on the centre premises in Kharavela Nagar on Thursday evening.

“Besides senior artists, we receive a good number of young artists and students of the art colleges in the Kala Pragati and Kaladhara series of art awareness and art appreciation activities at the centre,” said Mr. Vedala. On Friday evening, Durga Prasad Das, former principal of the prestigious Government College of Art and Craft (GCAC), will deliver a lecture on eminent sculptor Bipra Charan Mohanty who passed away recently. Mohanty was the founder-principal of the half-century-old GCAC and was the recipient of Dharmapada Award.The centre will soon announce details of the events slated for the year; Mr. Vedala stated and added that no entry pass was required for the public.
Source: The Hindu Tuesday, Oct 13, 2009

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