Sri Lanka hosts 'Karnataka Cultural Festival' for the first time

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Sri Lanka hosted the Karnataka Cultural Festival on August 27, 2023.

An Overview of the News

  • This program is organized by the International Cultural Council of India, Swami Vivekananda Cultural Center, and M.E. Organized in association with the Global Peace Foundation.

  • The festival featured a variety of performances from over 30 artists from Karnataka: traditional dances, folk music, multilingual poems, ballet, and puppet shows

  • The focus was on highlighting the cultural heritage and heritage of Karnataka.

  • The cast included lead artist Madhuri Bondre and her troupe.

About Karnataka

  • It is a state in southwest India and is bordered by Maharashtra to the north, Goa to the northwest, Andhra Pradesh to the east, Tamil Nadu to the southeast, and Kerala to the southwest.

  • Chief Minister - Siddaramaiah

  • Governor - Thawar Chand Gehlot

  • Official language - Kannada

  • Official Dance - Yakshagana

About Sri Lanka

  • Capital - Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

  • President - Ranil Wickremesinghe

  • Prime Minister - Dinesh Gunawardena

  • Official Language - Sinhala

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