The Bala Praveena awards will be given away today to eight children who have
shown outstanding performances in the field of magic, acting, mime and theater.
These awards are being given by Burra Subramanyam's friends as a tribute to the
man who passed away recently.
For over 30 years, Burra Subramanyam worked in various capacities in Eenadu, Andhra Prabha, Udayam, Reporter and Viswanbhara as a writer. He wrote a number of articles on topics like magic, hypnotism and black magic. And to educate children he ran a children's magazine called Bala Jojo.
It's Burra's birthday today, and the awards are being given to C Ravi Chandra (magic), Keertana Ushasri (acting), M Krishna Kanth (mime), Vedire Pradeepti (theater), Challa Sneha (theater), Likitha (theater), Sravani (theater) and Harsha Deepti (theater).
Dr Potturi Venkateshwar Rao will be the chief guest on the occasion. Dr B V Pattabhiram,
Shadow, Mimicry Srinivas, Mandadi Krishna Reddy and others will preside over the
function. Please contact C V Ramana at 332-8613 for further details.