Our Events

1. Shathavaibhav – The Longest Variety Show

> Ranjini Kalakendra organized “SHATHAVAIBHAV - ART FOR HUMANITY” - an event to bring expressions to SAVE HUMANITY through various forms of art. The record creation event was held from Feb 6-10, 2015 at Freedom Park, Bengaluru.
> 1 Stage – 100s of a varieties - 1000s of Artists presented for 100 hours non-stop. Disciplines of art varieties included Music – vocal/ singing – Indian classical forms (Hindustani style, Carnatic style, Folk tunes, filmy, etc., Dance forms – classical (Bharatanatyam, Kuchupudi, Manippuri, Odyssy, Kathak), Folk forms (Kolata, Veeragase), Filmy, Western/ Hip-hop/ Free-style etc., Circus, Theatre acts, Skating, Painting & Craft demonstrations, Instrumental fusions – Veena, Violin, Flute, Saxophone, Nadaswaram, etc., Percussions – Mridangam, Drums, Tabala, Roller Skating, Yoga, Beat Boxing, Kung-fu, Magic Show, RAP music etc .

After verification of the record attempt, Guinness World Records Adjudicator Ms. Lucia Sinigaliesi, London, UK declared that we achieved the LONGEST VARIETY SHOW for 100 hours 49 minutes at Freedom Park, Bengaluru from Feb 6-10, 2015. This attempt broke the earlier record of 21 hr 52 min of Metropolitan Room in New York City.

2. Sahasra Veena Jhenkara
> SAHASRA VEENA JHENKARA - an exclusive event with 1110 Veena tuning in unison on a single stage playing rhythmic melodies for Universal Peace and Harmony.
> Ranjini Kalakendra in association with The Art of Living with blessings from HH Sri Sri Ravishankarji had organized Sahasra Veena Jhenkara on 28th March, 2012 at the Palace Grounds, Bangalore.

Senior Vainikas, Veena Gurus with their disciples representing the two generations older and the younger playing together to the mesmerizing tunes of Indian Classical Music in the Carnatic Style that included popular Kritis and a special composition for the event – a fusion music in Ragamalika, based on the traditional art of Veena playing sampradaya.

> Sahasra Veena Jhenkara - a vision of Dr. Suparna Ravishankar, who got inspired by 1094 Sitar vadan of Art of Living was bought to action. Conceptualization of the event, music composition, direction, costume & stage design goes to the credit of Dr. Suparna and coordination of the Artists to the entire team of Ranjini Kalakendra.
3. Live Bangalore
> LIVE BANGALORE a creation of Ranjini Kalakendra, was India’s one of the biggest Trade fair and Cultural Fair planned at the prime location of JP Nagar, Bangalore. The fair offered a treat to all kind of music lovers be it classical, rock, folk or electronic. This was not just a platform for music enthusiasts but also a culture where every art is recognized and encouraged. This festival starting from 31st Jan witnessed concerts from renowned music stars and was offered an opportunity for the rising ones.
> Live Bangalore was planned with concerts viz., Hindustani Classical, Carnatic Classical, Sugam Sangeet, Ghazals, Indian Folk, Bollywood/ Kannada film music, Classical dances from the renowned artists. To fill in with more entertainment, Nage Habba, fashion show were well lined up. Much more excitement during the festival is ‘Shathaibhav’ – participation of talents from school, Music/ Dance institutes, Mahila Mandali, Sangeetha Sabha, etc in various categories viz., Folk Music, Light Music, Classical Music, Folk Dance, Contemporary Dance, Classical Dance, Instrumental – Veena, Flute, Violin, Keyboard, Guitar, Saxophone, Percussions presented in a group of hundred each.
4. Parampara Nrityotsva
> Festival of dance that brings in the saga of Guru – Shishya Parampara. A stage is created for Indian Classical dance wherein Gurus sharing the platform with their disciples. The renowned Guru will be honored during the occasion and blessings are sought from the younger generation pursuing their practice in dance.
5. Karnataka Veenotsava
> Karnataka Veenotsava is festival of Veena participated by Vainikas from various parts of Karnataka. ‘Vainika Ratna’ award is honored to accomplished Veena achiever in recognition of their contribution in the field of Veena during the occasion. Competitions in Veena Playing, Seminars and workshops on Veena are also being held.