Well known Kannada film artists Real star Upendra, glamorous Ramya, Music Maestro Guru Kiran, Award winning actress Tara and well known singer Padmashri S.P. Balasubramanyam will be representing the Kannada film artists in the World Kannada conference to be held in Washington.
AKKA, a confederation of Kannada associations in North America is organizing the 4th World Kannada Conference in Washington D.C. from September 1 to 3. All the three previous World Kannada conferences held earlier in Houston, Detroit and Florida have been termed as huge successful events.
Incidentally, Gandugali Kumara Rama will be screened for the benefit of the invitees of the conference The prints of many Kannada films including Cynide have been sent for exhibition. Most of the functions will be held in Dr. Raj Kumar Bhavana which has been specially erected. The music programmes will be held in Purandhara Bhavana.
As in the past the organizers of AKKA are making every effort to make the fourth conference a huge success by enlisting the support of popular Kannada film artists and talented musicians, folk singers, dancers and literary personalities who have been specially invited to the conference.
Even the Government of Karnataka is sending a team of stars of talented artists to showcase their talents in America. A huge legion of Kannadigas spread across the continent are expected to participate in the three day event for which even the Karnataka Government is extending its helping hand.
Musicians like Praveen Godkindi, Sangeetha Katti and Nagaraja Hangal and many fold programme artists have already left to USA.