A Telugu literary evening with Dr.Rallabandi Kavitha Prasad
Colorado Telugu Community have enjoyed the evening of Friday 11th July, with a great literary program "Palakariste Padyam" by Dr.Rallabandi Kavitha Prasad, Director of Cultural Affairs, Andhra Pradesh. He is a scholar in Telugu and Sanskrit, who presented the great literary trends of Telugu poetry right from the olden days of Kalidas, Peddana, Pothana, Srinadha, Tenali Ramalinga, to the modern poets, Viswanadha, Sri Sri, Jandhyala Papayya Sastry for more than 2hours, and made the audience spell bound. The audience were so much involved in the entire program, by giving the problems to Dr.Prasad, and he was very sporadic to solve the problem, with his sweet poetry inclusive of all grammar rules. Audience were stunned to see his incredible 'Dharana' skills, when he visualized a chart of 4x4 numbers in his brain, which result a sum of 45 horizontally, vertically and diagonally. Colorado Telugu Association has felicitated the great poet after the program, which ended with a light potluck light dinner. Everybody who attended the program expressed that they look forward to many such great programs, where we connect to our rich cultural heritage.