The SPVGMC Trust (R) was established in 1962 to celeberate Ganesha festival in a meaningful way. Over the years, it has acquired the hues of a prestigious Sangeeta Sabha. Main focus of the celeberation is the ten-day long Music festival.
Sri prasanna vidya ganapathi mandali charitable trust (SPVGMC trust in short) or popularly known as Vontikoppal 8th cross Ganapathi, has come a long way in its musical path. In 2012 it celebrated its golden jubilee.
The skeleton of the Ganapathi pendal here is a permanent one occupying a small stretch of 8th cross in Vontikoppal, which is also known as Vani Vilasa Mohalla. The pendal will be constructed every year on this skeleton, into a rain proof auditorium. Ganapathi will be installed in this pendal, in front of which the platform for the artistes will be made.
The ‘who is who’ in music field have come here to perform during the last 50 years. This year also there is an array of musicians, in the programmed list, to entertain the audience. The person behind this great endeavor is C.R. Himamshu, grandson of legendary violin legend mysore T. Chowdaiah.
8thcross Ganesha Music Festival - 2013