In a marvelous style and systematic approach the 6th World Kannada Conference at Edison City of New Jersey is taking place on three days from September 3rd to 5th where in 37 Kannada Kootas that come under ‘America Kannada Koota Association’ would take part in the event.
This is Rs.8 crores event for WKC with 8000 delegates participation with variety of programs that would make every Kannadiga feel proud.
The humble and well informed Amarnath Gowda with a team of 6th World Kannada Conference addressed the media at Atria Hotel on Thursday evening.
It is for the first time the AKKA is giving away Kannada film awards in 10 categories for the two years Kannada films released. As the AKKA conference takes place once in two years the films released in the last two years will be considered for the awards. The panel of judges in USA is taking care of this selection.
The highlight of this AKKA International Kannada film awards is that 1000 dollar cash and trophy will be presented to the 10 winners.
The Zee TV attached 6th WKC at New Jersey will be recorded program for the people across the world and they have to wait for 15 days after the event.
Among the various programs the ‘Thara Sanje’ the cultural evening will be having the participation of power star Puneeth Rajakumar, beautiful Ramya as they are the ambassadors of this event. Vijaya Raghavendra, Aindrita Ray will be giving programs while Raghu Dixit will be making the evening go crazy with twenty plus others artists from Kannada cinema on the valedictory day.
Coming to the three days conferences Amarnath Gowda and his team have chalked out business meet of industrialists from America and Karnataka. Karnataka Chief Minister, industries minister, information and technology minister, former CM HD Kumaraswamy, opposition leaders and others are taking part in this event.
The grand opening will be having a procession that showcase the culture and heritage of Karnataka. Dr Balamurali Krishna, Prabhat Kalavidaru, Dr HS Venkatesh Murthy, BR Lakshman Rao, Jogi, Padmasri Arundhati Nag, Mudnakoru Chinnaswamy are in the cultural and literary meet.
There will be a cricket league and it is inter state competition. Lahari Recording Company is installing a stall and making available 2000 MP3 of various categories. On this special occasion a package of 250 songs – light, vachana, folk and Dasara Pada will be part of it says Lahari Velu.
AKKA Idol, youth forum, marriage bureau, medical platform, alumni of old student’s event are also part of the three days event.
Vasu Dev Adiga of ‘Adiga Group’ is not only waiting for Devara Anugraha but also ‘VISA’ Anugraha for its 25 member team to reach to serve the mouth watering food. The Karnataka speciality of Uttar Kannada, Dakshin Kannada, North India with local caterers Zaika team Vasudev Adiga will be increasing the calorie conscious America living Kannadigas.
At the media address in Bangalore to give detail information on 6th WKC of AKKA Yamuna Srinidhi, Akka Joint secretary, Dr Vishwanath, Sharat Bandari, Harikrishna Naidu, Lakshminarayan, Vijaya Raghavendra, Aindrita Ray, Krish Amaranath were also on the dais.