Vanamala Center for Art and Culture invites you to the program Bharatiya Samskriti Darshana – 15 a Series of lecture demonstrations on the Origin and Development of Indian Culture through ages.
The Fifteenth program in the series:

Glimpses of Folk Music

Lecture Demonstration with Audio Visual presentation


Dr Kuruva Basavaraj

Scholar and Curator, Janapada Loka, Ramanagara

Date: Saturday, 5th August 2017                                                                  Time: 4 PM

Venue: Vanamala Center for Art and Culture Premises

JP Nagar 8th Phase

Ph No: +91 98455 14661, +91 99867 99652


Folk music is the origin of all genres of music in the universe. Whether vocal or instruments- everything evolved from folk. The lec-dem by Dr Kuruva Basavaraj gives an overall vision of this music- its origin; instruments played; temple music and many features of folk music. The Lec dem would be accompanied with Audio and Visuals on folk singing and instruments.

Dr Kuruva Basavaraj a scholar of high repute is an expert in Folk music. He has done Doctoral research on the topic Jaanapada Mahakaavyagala nirmana pratibheya nelegalu under the guidance of Prof. Ki.Ram.Nagaraja. He has delivered many lectures and demonstrations on Folk music in various seminars, conferences and universities. Basavaraj received fellowship from Karnataka Janapada Academy for advanced research on Folk music. He was a nominated member of Karnataka Janapada and Yakshagana Academy and also member of several Government organizations. Currently he is serving as a Curator in the prestigious Janapada Loka, Ramanagara, Karnataka.