Sunday, December 05, 2004

The Hindu: Garudi Jadoo Utsav

Karnataka > From the Districts

MANGALORE DEC. 4. "Garudi Jadoo Utsav 2004", a State-level meet of magicians, will commence on Tuesday at Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala near here on Tuesday. It is being organised by Mangala Magic Circle, Mangalore, as part of its decennial celebrations.

Nearly 300 magicians are expected to participate in the utsav and their annual meeting on December 11 and 12 at the Gorakshanatha Hall at Kadri here. The president of Mangala Magic Circle, Swarna Sundar, told presspersons on Friday that the magicians would perform at various places in Dakshina Kannada during the utsav.

Prahlad Acharya, magician, said that a State-level competition would be organised as part of the convention. The winner of the competition would receive the "Garudi Shresta'' title. He said during the utsav, items related to magic would be on sale. Classes, seminars, demonstrations and workshops would be held as part of the utsav. Pradeep Suri, secretary of Mangala Magic Circle, was present.


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