Dance for a cause
Despite the global slowdown that has brought about restrictions on the corporate social responsibilities of organisations,Amway Opportunity Foundation had organised Musical Evening at Ganesh Kala Krida Manch on Friday. The evening witnessed performances by celebrated personalities such as Priyanka Barwe,playback singer,Mangesh Borgaonkar and Sayali Oak,SaReGaMaPa finalists,Sandeep Ubale,Indian Idol contestant and Sandeep Lokhande,RJ. The artistes presented a number of performances including popular marathi tracks that included- Dibadi Dipang and a few numbers by Avdhoot Gupte. Shishir Jha,area manager,Maharashtra and Goa,Amway said,”The funds generated through this concert will be utilised for helping a blind school in Alandi.”
City-based Malayalam magazine Pravasisabdam will honour Anglo-Malayalam poet Kamala Das with Total Achievement Award for her contribution to literature. Well-known filmmaker Adoor Gopala Krishnan will present the award to Das today at Auto Cluster Auditorium,Pimpri,5 pm onwards. It will be followed by a literary debate and cultural program attended by Manarcad Mathew,Chief Editor Vanitha,writer Akbar Kakkatt,l C Balakrishnan,GMadhusoodanan and Saji Abraham.