JAMMU, Sept 8 Kunwar Viyogi Memorial Trust organized a series of day long events here today under “Kunwar Viyogi Utsav 2017”, which concluded on Friday.
In first event of the day, “Prem Prayas Exhibition” was organized at Kala Kendra, Jammu. Johny Willam, Retd. DIG, inaugurated the exhibition in which Prem Jamwal Youth Innovation Award Trophy was awarded to Kathak Dancer Sanchita Abrol later in the day. The trophy was designed by Jaswinder Singh, student of Fine Arts College, who was also awareded for his exceptional talent.
“Lalit Katha Award Ceremony” was organized at Abhinav Theatre in collaboration with JKAACL, in which students from different schools, who stood at top positions, were awareded. Prof Lalit Magotra, Sahitya Academy Convener, Jammu, was the chief guest on the occasion.
The award distribution ceremony was followed by Aarushi Thakur’s well acclaimed play “Twelfth Night” which received high appreciation from jam-packed audience.
Saroj Bala, a budding Dogri writer, was awarded “Kunwar Viyogi Sahitya Puraskar” by renowned Dogri short story writer Chattarpal, who appreciated the efforts of trust in bringing forward the Dogri talent of the State. This function was organized in collaboration with Dogri Sanstha Jammu in which Prof. P K Sharma, Vice Chancellor, SKUAST Jammu was the chief guest.
In the evening, “Cultural Cocktail: Youth for Art” was organized in collaboration with JKAACL in which NC leader and MLA Nagrota, Devendra Singh Rana was chief guest. Kathak Dancer, Sachita Abrol presented her production “Ghar: Prem ki Gaagar”, a dance drama based on Kunwar Viyogi’s award winning poetry Ghar.
Ayushman Jamwal and Lalit Mangotra mesmerized the audience with their splendid performance “Kavita Sang Yaar Beli: Tales of the Soul” which showcased the universal human inspiration and values transcend language and time.
Renowned Dogri Singers Jitendra Singh and Sonali Dogra also lend their voice to sonnets and Ghazals, composed by renowned composer Brij Mohan, penned by Kunwar Viyogi which were centred on love and friendship in “Jashn-e-Viyogi”.