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Dr. Jayamala explained about the festivities to be conducted during the 3-day festival. The first day will see many cultural programmes performed by the Sandalwood celebrities; the second day will see the release of 75 books on prominent Kannada film personalities. Also, 108 prominent people from the film industry will be honoured for their contributions to Kannada cinema. Seminars on various topics concerning cinema will be conducted. The third day will feature cultural programmes artists prominent in art forms other than cinema.
The inauguration ceremony, lasting one hour, will be held at 6 p.m. on March 1st.