About Us

 
Krishna Kala Kendra is a registered charitable trust and is a non-profit organization working for the promotion, preservation, dissemination and development of Indian art forms for the better understading and advancement of BHARATHIYA SAMSKRUTHI AND PHILOSPHY. It is an unique platform for various Indian art forms like Karnataka Classical Music, Classical Dance, Kaavya Vaachana, Harikathe, Gombe Aata, Ashtaavadhaana.

Background : Blessed with the presence of Sri Purandara-Tyagaraja, Sri Bhavani Shankara, Sri Vasantavallabharaaya temples as its centres of power (“ Shaktikendras”),  Vasantapura has seen lot of developments in the past 10+ years with many residential layouts developing in the vicinity. Vidwan Anoor Ramakrishnaji and Vedabrahmasri Shivaswamyji have laid a solid foundation to spread our culture from this seat of cultural power. And their descendents are carrying forward the tradition laid by them.

In order to meet the objective of creating an opportunity to the residents of Vasantapura and its neighbouring areas to attend variety of regular cultural programs like Karnataka Classical Music, Classical Dance, Kaavya Vaachana, Harikathe, Gombe Aata, Ashtaavadhaana and many other Indian art forms for the better understanding and advancement of BHARATHIYA SAMSKRUTHI AND PHILOSPHY, it was decided to establish “KRISHNA KALA KENDRA”. The Kendra desires to fulfil this objective and also provide a platform to young and upcoming talented artists as well as established artists and experts in various fields to show case their talent / share their expertise to the benefit of the public. The venue of performance will be selected depending on the type of program and size of audience desired and /or expected.
 
With above in mind, “KRISHNA KALA KENDRA” was inaugurated on Phalguna Krishna Chaturthi (Sunday), i.e. 31.03.2013. Padmabhushana Sangeeta Kalaanidhi Vid. Dr. R K Srikantan inaugurated our Kendra in the august presence of Sangeeta Kalaaratna Prof. Mysore V Subramanya and other distinguished vidwans, vidushis, patrons and audience. This website www.krishnakalakendra.in was also launched on the same occasion by Vid. Anoor R Dattatreya Sharma.

We organized the Inaugural concert by Vid. Sri Vinay Sharva (Vocal)- Vid. Kum. H M Smitha (Violin), Laya Kala Pratibhamani Vid. Sri Anoor R Anantha Krishna Sharma ( Mrudanga) and Vid. Sri Bharadhwaj R Sathavalli (Morsing). We have also lined up many programs for the coming months details of which will be available to all shortly.

Organisation and Management: For smooth running and for management of the of the Kendra, a Trust was formed in the name and style of “Krishna Kala Kendra” with Sri A. N. Subbukrishna as Managing Trustee, Smt. Kamakshi Narahari and Sri L N Sharma as Trustees.
To manage funds of the Kendra, a Current Account was opened on at The Karur Vysya Bank Ltd., ISRO Layout Branch, Bangalore.

To ensure financial and accounting compliance to the objectives of the Kendra and also applicable Indian Income  Tax laws, Sri K S Sreedhara Murthy was requested to audit our accounts regularly and advise us to ensure that besides ensuring proper and systematic utilization of funds, the Kendra will be able to avail Income Tax benefits under Sec.80(G) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 at a future date.