UDUPI: Nama Tuluver Kala Sanghatane(NTKS) will organize its acclaimed 7th ‘Mudradi Rastriya Rangotsava’, a theater festival from February 25 to March 3, 2017 at Natkadoor Mudradi Post, Karkala Taluk, Udupi District.
The event looks into protecting the art and culture like drama, folk dance.The event gained support from Geleyara Balaga, Jaadu Jagaathu, Mudradi and since they do not have enough exposure from the media at Mudradi the Dharmayogi Mohan, Founder of Natka Mudradi said, “Since we have forgotten our culture in many places, we are looking forward to carrying forward our culture to the next generation with the help of Dept. of Kannada and Culture, Ministry of Culture by Govt of India.”
A new open air theater built by NTKS will be inaugurated by former CM and Union Minister M Veerappa Moily.
This open air theatre is constructed at a cost of Rs 63 lakh. Sukumar Mohan, President (NTKS) along with Jagdeesh Jaala, Organising Secretary were present at the press conference. Sukumar Mohan added, “Before we could accommodate only 300 people at the venue since started ‘Mudradi Rastriya Rangotsava’ from the year 2009, now since we have the open theatre this year it can accommodate 1000 people. There will be many dramas taking place in Konkani, Marathi and Hindi. This year Prakash Paiyar, Theatre Director from Dubai will also be attending the ‘Mudradi Rastriya Rangotsava’ this year.”