Bhopal:Tuesday, November 4, 2008:A two-day Tabla-Kathak workshop will be organised from November 17 at Ustad Alauddin Khan Sangeet Evam Kala Akademi at Bhopal. Famous Tabla exponent Pandit Suresh Talwalkar will impart training to workshop participants while elucidating on the intricacies of playing the percussion instrument. The workshop will be in two sessions. The first session will be held from 10 am to 1 pm while the second session from 2 to 5 pm.The minimum age of the participants must be 15 years. Another eligibility criteria for participants is that they must have three years’ experience in Tabla playing. Desirous candidates can obtain application forms from the Akademi during working hours after depositing Rs 300. The participants coming to attend the workshop from outside Bhopal will have to make arrangements for their lodging and food themselves.
Kala Acedemi director Shri Arun Palnitkar said that visiting participants can arrange their lodging at the Youth Hostel, which is in the vicinity of the Akademi. Phone numbers of Youth Hostel are 0755-2553670 and 2713932. Details about the workshop can be obtained from Akademi’s assistant director Shri Anand Sinha on mobile No. 094256 79233 and Shri Mohammad Naim’s mobile number 094256 49707. Information can also be obtained from Akademi’s phone number 0755-2553782.