MILESTONES

 

1934

Establishment of Shri Idagunji Mahaganapati Prasadita Yakshagana Mandali

 

1949

First Cinematography of Yakshagana

 

1950

Radio program – Shri Krishna Sandhana Yakshagana broadcast from Akashavani, Dharawad

 

1968

First Yakshagana telecasting of “Jarasandha Vadhe” from Doordarshan, Delhi

 

1970

First National Award to Yakshagana – Shri Keremane Shivarama Hegde

 

1973

Reestablishment of Troupe from Shri Keremane Shambhu Hegde

 

1984

Golden Jubilee of Troupe. Trope programs at Bahrain

 

1984

Rajyotsava Award ( Sate ) to Shri Keremane Shivaram Hegde

 

1986

Establishment of Yakshagana Training Center

 

1988-89

Collaboration with Shri Panchalingeswara Yakshagana Mandali for programs

 

1990-91

National Award to Shri Keremane Mahabala Hegde. Troupe program in France and Spain

 

1991-92

Land Purchase for Yakshangana at Gunavante

 

1993

National Award to Shri Keremane Shambhu Hegde and troupe tour of North India

 

1994

Troupe programs at “Indian Dance Festival” in China and various Yakshagana programs across China

 

1995

Troupe tour of Nepal. Shri Shivanand Hegde became a member of Academy

 

1996

USA tour from Shri Keremane Shivanand Hegde and program at California University. Troupe tour of England

 

1997

Troupe tour in Kolkata with the help of SPIC MACAY and shows in other parts of India

 

1998

Facilitation to Troupe’s senior artist Shri Nebburu Narayana Bhagwat on the occasion of his 60 years celebration

 

1999

Contribution to Kargil Fund by troupe by collecting money through shows. Documentary on Kalakendra by Kavitha Lankesh, Television shows, 60 years celebration of Legend Shri Keremane Shambhu Hegde, Book release ‘Rangachintana’, Cornerstone laying ceremony for Rangamandira and tour of Bangladesh

 

2000

Rajyotsava Award to Shri Keremane Shambhu Hegde. Shows at Ladhak, Barma. Laos, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines. Contribution of Troupe to Troubled people of Gujrat

 

2001

Memorial function on great Talamaddale artist Shri Dr.Padmanabhaiah Hygund

 

2002-03

Tour of South India including Chennai, Chidambaram, Kumbhakonam and Tanjavur. Kannada Film award to Shri Shambhu Hegde for his great role in Kannada Movie “Parva”

 

2004

Thesis on Shri Keremane Shambhu Hegde by Dr. G S Bhat. Troupe tours of various parts of India including Dehradun, Hyderabad

 

2005

70 years celebration of Troupe in Bangalore. Shri Keremane Shambhu Hegde presided Yakshagana Maha Sammelana in Shivamogga, Karnataka

 

2006

Troupe visit to AKKA- America Tour and performed about 23 programs in various parts of USA. Shri Keremane Shambhu Hegde became president of Karnataka Yakshagana and Janapada Academy

 

2007

Troupe tour on North India and also second Visit to USA

 

2008

Troupe extensive tour of North India including Bhopal, Pune, Devas, Mumbai

2009

Troupe performence in Festival of India in Jakarta, Indonesia. Inaugurate ‘Aatave Patha’ project- to introduce Yakshagana for school children.  

2012

Troupe participated  in Esplanade KalaaUtsavam Indian festival of arts in Singapore

2013

BCKA  Captain C. P. Krishan  Nayar award to Keremane Shivanand Hegde