BENGALURU: The unique eight Beladingala Sahitya Sammelana (Moonlight Literary festival) will be held on February 11, 2017, at Mudraadi Natkaduru, Beltangadi taluk, Dakshina Kannada district. Activist, philanthroprist and ex-president of Kannada Sahitya Parishat Dharmadarshi Harikrishna Punanuru will preside over the literary fest. Driti Mundodi, national young scientist award winner will inaugurate the talent expo.
The literary fest is being organised under the guidance of Sri Vidya institutions, Nama Tuluvar Kala Sangatane, and Akila Karnataka Beladingala Sahitya Sammelana Samiti. Sixteen budding award winning achievers will showcase their talents and will be honoured. Karnataka Yuva Ratna award will be given to nine NGO’s and twenty youths have worked for the betterment of the society, land, language and culture.