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This Ganesh Chaturthi, explore devotion to the deity in five Carnatic tunes - The News Minute

03Sep2016
The News MinuteThis Ganesh Chaturthi, explore devotion to the deity in five Carnatic tunesThe News MinuteBe it Idagunji or Anegudde, Ganesha worship has been a long-standing tradition. In the Vijayanagara's capital city of Hampi, amidst all the ruins on the Hemakuta hill is a massive temple dedicated to a monolithic Ganesha. He is known as the 'Sasve ...and more »
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Honnavar: Bodies of the two Youths drowned on Monday recovered from the Sea - Bhatkallys

13Jul2017
BhatkallysHonnavar: Bodies of the two Youths drowned on Monday recovered from the SeaBhatkallysBhatkallys News Service. Honnavar 12 Jul 2017: Bodies of two youth who died of drowning on Monday at Apsara Konda beach here in Idagunji of Honnavar Taluka were recovered o Tuesday following an day-long search operation from Monday evening.
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Behind Yakshagana, the Artists Struggle With High Vocal Stress - The Quint

14Nov2017
The QuintBehind Yakshagana, the Artists Struggle With High Vocal StressThe QuintDance, Music and Dialogue! Yakshagana is a form of folk theatre which seamlessly blends these elements. Being one of the most cherished cultural possessions of the coastal districts of Karnataka, it presents mythological stories through a vibrant and ...
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Mangaluru: Yakshagana legend no more - Bangalore Mirror

05Oct2017
Bangalore MirrorMangaluru: Yakshagana legend no moreBangalore MirrorHe joined Keremane mela of Idagunji. Hegde practiced Badagitittu style and was famous for his performance as Keechaka, Bhasmasura, Dushtabuddhi, and Duryodhana in the Yakshagana plays. He won several awards including Padma Shri award in 2012.and more »
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Honnavar: Two died of drowning at Apsar Gonda - Bhatkallys

12Jul2017
BhatkallysHonnavar: Two died of drowning at Apsar GondaBhatkallysBhatkallys News Service/ Rizwan Gangavali. Honnavar 10 July 2017: Two people who had come to Idagunji town of Honnavar Taluka to attend an wedding died after drowning at a local sea shore Apsar Gonda when the four friends went to the sea after the ...
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Yakshagana purest of all ancient art forms - The New Indian Express

03Nov2016
The New Indian ExpressYakshagana purest of all ancient art formsThe New Indian ExpressFor instance, Keremane Idagunji Mela, the iconic Yakshagana troupe, headed by Shivananda Hegde. Bringing the Panchvati scene from the epic Ramayana to the city today, we had a chat with Shivananda about the language barrier. He laughs, and says: ...
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Yakshagana artist Chittaani Ramachandra Hegde dies at 84 - Times of India

03Oct2017
Times of IndiaYakshagana artist Chittaani Ramachandra Hegde dies at 84Times of IndiaWithin seven years, he started performing the main roles in the yakshagana prasangas. His father Subraya Hegde and mother Ganapi Hegde encouraged him to continue with yakshagana, and he joined Keremane mela of Idagunji and stayed with the troupe ...and more »
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IN SPIRIT OF THE SONG - Pune Mirror

17Feb2018
Pune MirrorIN SPIRIT OF THE SONGPune Mirror... kids really enjoy it,” says 23-yearold Shridhar Hegde, a fourth generation Yakshagana artiste of the Sri Idagunji Mahaganapati Yakshagana Mandali, a troupe that was set up in 1934 in the coastal village of Keremane in Karanataka's Uttara Kannada ...
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Karnataka: Yakshagana by the beach - Bangalore Mirror

12Oct2017
Bangalore MirrorKarnataka: Yakshagana by the beachBangalore MirrorAdditional Deputy Commissioner Uttara Kannada district H Prasanna said: “From September 30, 'Yakshagana- A World Inside the World' by Sri Idagunji Mahaganapathi YakshaganaMandali, Keremane, was launched on the famous Gokarna beach.
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Nine incredible temples to visit this Ganesh Chaturthi - Economic Times

23Aug2017
Economic TimesNine incredible temples to visit this Ganesh ChaturthiEconomic TimesLocated in the Idagunji town in Uttara Kannada of Karnataka, on the West coast of India, the Shree Vinayaka Devaru is one of most popular religious places in India. Visited by over a million devotees annually, the temple is known for its intricate ...and more »
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