Live/Recorded Streaming of the event

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Main Stage for the VKS 2011 event

Accomodation related help & SMS

For Accommodation Details please visit :-

              Swagat Bhavan,
              Behind Kumar Gandharva Ranga Mandir,
              Opp. Municipal Corporation Building,
                                        S.P. Office Road,

For queries send SMS  “VKS NAME” to

          ವಸತಿ ಕುರಿತಾದ ವಿವರಗಳಿಗೆ ಭೇಟಿ ನೀಡಿ,

           ಸ್ವಾಗತ ಭವನ,
           ಕುಮಾರ ಗಂಧರ್ವ ರಂಗ ಮಂದಿರದ ಹಿಂದುಗಡೆ,
            ಮಹಾನಗರ ಪಾಲಿಕೆ ಕಟ್ಟಡದ  ಎದುರುಗಡೆ,
            ಜಿಲ್ಲಾ ಪೋಲೀಸ ಅಧೀಕ್ಷಕರ ಕಚೇರಿ ರಸ್ತೆ,

           ಮಾಹಿತಿ ವಿಚಾರಣೆಗಾಗಿ ಮೊಬೈಲ ಸಂದೇಶ ಕಳುಹಿಸಲು
           SMS “VKS NAME” , ನಂ. 9220092200 ಗೆ ಕಳುಹಿಸಿರಿ.

Inaguration of Media Centre .

The media centre was inaugurated yesterday by  Honble Minister  for Kannada & Culture  Shri Govind Karjol 

Marathon on the eve of VKS 2011

A marathon  was organised  on the eve of VKS 2011 at Belgaum  which started at 6 A.M . The event was inagurated by  Honb'le Agriculture Minister & District In-Charge Minister Shri Umesh Katti  .

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Tourist Information guide of Belgaum

Tourist Information Booklet in English for Belgaum District .

Tourist Information Booklet English 

Tourist Information guide of Belgaum

A nice Tourist Information guide of Belgaum District   is prepared by the District Administration  for the use of visitors  to belgaum . The kannada version of the same can be downloaded from this link  Due to size constraints  Flash version is uploaded . English version will be made available shortly .

Kannada Tourist Information Booklet 

film Festival Inaugurated

The Kannada film  festival   was inagurate today at INOX theatre by AnantaNag ..

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Information KIOSKS

Information KIOSKS are opened in Railway station , Bus Stand  , DC Office compound and Kumar Gandharva Hall . Details of persons to be  contacted there  and there phone numbers .

Special Train Timings

Special Train  from Bangalore will start from Yeshavantapur on  10Th Mar 2011 . Registered persons will get  30 % discount . For reservations contact Karnataka Tourisam Department 
                      Similarly a  special flight will start on  11Th morning from Bangalore and on                        the return trip it will leave Belgaum in the evening . 

Police Helpline Numbers ...

The following helpline numbers are available for pubic    from police department during the Sammelana  


                          They can also   use 100 in Belgaum .    The helpline centre was inagurated today .

Special Trains and Buses for VKS 2011 .

A special train will leave Bangalore on 10Th Night to Belgaum  for VKS 2011   to help people from Bangalore and other regions to reach Belgaum for the Sammelana .
On the other side on 13Th  nigha a train will leave from Belgaum  to Bangalore to   help people reach back their destinations .
Special buses   will ply between Hubli and Belgaum   at regular intervals . This will help people from Hubli-Dharwad-Gadag-Haveri-Shirsi and other near by places to attend  the sammelana
                          and go back to their destinations daily .

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Prgram Details ....

Program details of VKS 2011 .. is  available on official website also ... check the following links .

Fireweorks and lighting

Special fireworks  show are planned for 13Th Evening at Kottikere  for 30 minutes  . Lighting arrangements are being made at all important circles , Kottikere ,   Fort ,   Kamala Basati and other important places  in Belgaum  from 10Th to 13Th  of Mar 2011 . 

Night Landing at Belgaum Airport .

The log standing demand of Belgaumites of  having night landing facility has been cleared by DGCA . Administration is in talks with Kingfisher Airlines , SPICEJET and other airlines to introduce direct flights from Bangalore to Belgaum . Special chartered flights will  carry kannadigas from Bangalore to Belgaum to attend VKS 2011 .  

Arrangments for VKS 2011

Elaborate Security arrangments  are made for the Sammelana with  Cameras installed in more than 16 places for    observation .
 KIOSKS will start operating in different parts of the city to help the visitors    .   

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Latest News About VKS 2011 .

Tourist information Center . 
    A tourist information center is opened in DC office Compound Belgaum  , to provide information about tourisam in Belgaum District and sorrounding places . Special package tours are being arranged to Bijapur , Bagalkot  and other important tourist places . Folks visiting  Belgaum   for Sammelana   can make full use of these package tours  .

                          Stars from Sandalwood to perform  in VKS 2011 

                          The complete  film industry from Karnataka will be present in Belgaum to make the event a big success . A 90 minute program is being    showcased  by the sandalwood stars during the inauguration of the event . All the stars will take part in the procession . Govt. has arranged for 30 buses from Bangalore to bring  all the stars , artistes , technicians from Bangalore . There will be a complete holiday for 4 days for the film industry .   Clippings from the news paper .

Health Care Helpline Numbers for VKS 2011

Health care centers are being opened in District Health Office with following helpline numbers

     These centres and the helpline numbers will be operational from 10Th of  March 2011. in case of medical emergency during  VKS 2011   help can be obtained  by calling these  numbers .  

Development works being taken up in Belgaum

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Program Details .

Press release regarding programs to be conducted and other activities for VKS 2011 Programs  being organised .
Laser Show
Hasya Sanje
Dramas   (50)
Discussion panels
                           Music Parties
                          Exhibition of Books and sale
                          Janapada geetegalu
                          Sangeeta Saurabha

                        Details available in the clippings .