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Yakshagana artistes from DK to perform in Australia


Yakshagana artistes of Sri Yakshadeva Mithra Kala Mandali, Beluvai near Moodbidri, who will perform in at Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

A team of Yakshagana artistes, led by Sri Yakshadeva Mithra Kala Mandali, Beluvai near Moodbidri, will leave for Australia on Monday to perform shows at Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.

The six-member team will comprise ‘chende’ player M. Devanand Bhat Beluvai, ‘bhagawatha’ Ravichandra Kannadikatte, ‘mrudangam’ player Chaitanyakrishna Padyana, and performers Akshay Marnad, Shruthakeerthiraj Ujire, and Lakshman Kumar Marakada.

Leader of the team Devananda Bhat, who leads the Kala Mandali, told The Hindu that it is perhaps for ...


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