Sankannavar Shankarappa Ramappa

Grant Period: One year

For a wide-ranging engagement with fifth, sixth and seventh grade students of the Government Higher Primary School, Mugali, Ron Taluk, Gadag District to learn the original folk songs of Lavani and Geegi Pada, on subjects such as earth, water, health, freedom fighters, and national leaders. In addition, these students will be encouraged to engage in writing and singing select poems and stories from their text books in the style of these folk songs. The outcome will be a series of performances. The Grantee’s deliverables to IFA with the Final Report will be audio-visual documentation of the workshops, images, and a 10-12 minute video documentation. Grants funds will pay for costs towards an honorarium, professional fees for resource persons, an exhibition, documentation, and an accountant’s fee.