Rostrum Diaries, an umbrella affiliation of poets, artists, singers, theatre personalities, and handicraft promoters, launched ‘GubbiBoo’, a multi-lingual platform for performing arts, in Belagavi on Saturday.
A lot of the company who spoke on the occasion on the Eefa Lodge, felt there was an pressing want for such a enterprise in Belagavi that’s residence to individuals who communicate many languages.
“Belagavi has a singular mix flavours of literature, music, and artwork. Organisations like Rostrum Diaries are working in direction of nurturing this confluence, mentioned Rajesh Kumar Maurya,” director, Sambra airport at Belagavi.
“There isn’t any dearth of expertise within the metropolis. What we want is a platform to deliver out the expertise among the many youth,” mentioned Madhav Prabhu, one of many mentors of Rostrum Diaries.
“GubbiBoo is a enterprise for promotion of arts and crafts. It will also be a instrument used to coach folks in regards to the happenings round them,” Abhishek Bendigeri, curator, mentioned on the launch occasion.
The company additionally launched The Artly Occasions — a digital journal to advertise varied sorts of visible and performing arts. “We try to form the journal into a world platform for performers. We plan to publish interviews of artists, introductions to artwork varieties, insights on performing and nice arts, deal with new expertise and show of paintings. In a method, Artly Occasions is the brewery for all this,” Mr Bendigeri mentioned. The open mic periods included poets in Kannada, Hindi, Urdu, and English. Writers Anand Mensi, Minaz Tahsildar, Vaishnavi Kudachi, Lehar Srivastav, Veerkumar Patil, Sagar Belgundkar, Rashmi Angadi, and others recited their poems.
NGO Pankh put up a stall of merchandise made by girls artisans. Educationist Vinod Doddannavar, poet Marie Raghavan, author Laxmi Tendulkar, author Sidharth Vaddennavar, content material creator Swati Jog, philanthropist Sonali Sarnobat, and others spoke.