Red is the color of his religion. Tonite, it's fetching Prasad yellow, and a lot of pride. If you have nothing against red, get here tonite.
Himagiri Art Theatres is presenting the Sri Sri Award 2007 to poet Dr Etuguri Prasad, at Sri Thyagaraya Gana Sabha, on 19th June. On this occasion, a musical nite on songs penned by the legendary Sri Sri will be sung by Palla Satyanarayana and group.
Dr Etuguri Prasad was born in 1936 in Guntur, and completed his MA, BEd and PhD before taking up his assignment as a Telugu reader at the S D S Commerce College, Hyderabad. He retired from service in 1994 after a 34-year teaching career. Since then, he has written many books like Erra Jhanda, Erra Paata and Poratam.
He has been honored several times, with the Vijayalakshmi Memerial Award, the Sunkara Memorial Award, the Puluvala Memorial Award and an award from the Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University being some of them. Currently, he is working as an editor with Visalandhra Publications.
Tonite, Etuguri Prasad will be presented with a gold medal and a citation for his long contribution to the field of literature. The chief guest for the evening is Padmabhushan and Gnanpeeth Awardee Dr C Narayana Reddy. The other guests attending the awards function are Voleti Parvateesham, poet; T Vijay Babu, Assistant Editor, Andhra Prabha; and Dr Vaddepally Krishna, poet and lyricist.
Himagiri Art Theatres was established in 1997, and since has been organising Sri Sri awards functions and musical nites, and fancy dress competitions for children during Janmashtami and Vijayadasami, every year. The Sri Sri Award was started in the year 1998, with Ajanta receiving it in the year 1998, and Sela Veeraraju, P Lakshmi Narsaiah, Acharya N Gopi, Nakkinamuni, Acharya Tirumala, Sharada Ashokavardhan, Acharya S V Satyanarayana and Dr Addepally Rama Mohana Rao being the subsequent recipients.
Every year, the association donates notebooks to ten poor students each of 10th class and intermediate. This year, ten students from 10th class and ten students from intermediate will receive school uniforms and notebooks. All the students are from Government High School, Bolarum, Secunderabad.
Please contact P Satyanarayana at 94400-49783 for further details.