Bidar, March 13: As part of Basava Utsav-2023, several cultural programs such as Vachana Gaana, Basavanna’s Vachana Nritya, Shastri Music, Basavanna’s Vachana, Folk Song, Vachana Gaina programs were held on the main stage of the Thera Maidan of Basavakalyana.
Mahalakshmi and Team Raichur performed melodiously. Chandrakanta, a retired journalist, performed a trilingual recital of Basavanna’s verses.
Vocation singing was performed by Gurushanthaya Sthavara Math and friends. Bhasavaraja Bantanur Yadgiri and his team sang verses and Shivakumar Panchal Bidara sang melodiously.
The musical duo of Ananya Bhatta and Chetana Nair enchanted the crowd of Basavakalyan by singing Kannada songs. Ananya Bhatta sang Dhiradi Dheera Dheera, Shiva Shiva Hara Haranu, Tandano Tani Tandano, Tagaru Mantu Tagaru, Singara Siriye, Mahadeva sung by Siddaiah Swamy and Chetana Nair left the crowd mesmerized.
Hindi music singers Shanmukha Priya and Nihal Taur entertained the audience by singing various Hindi songs. Thus many artistes fed the music of Basavakalyan to the people.