Welcome Kerala Apr-Jun 2011

Apr - Jun, 2011
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Welcome Kerala Apr-Jun 2011

The Craft village of Kerala | The Past Glory of Halwa Bazar | KERALA- ONCE UPON A TIME | An architectural experience | A PERFORMANCE TRAVELOGUE | Recognition for Pavakathakali Puppeteers | Raja Ravivarma Puraskaram to Artist C N Karunakaran | Kodianthara Homestay

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ARTICLE - CRAFT
Craft village, Vatakara
Feb 08, 2015

Situated in 20 acres of land on the bank of Mooriyad river, near Vatakara in Kozhikode district (Kerala, India), the craft village is a new concept developed and implemented by Dept. of Tourism. The aim of this village is to bring various crafts of Kerala both ethnic and contemporary into a common plat form. The advantage is that the visitors can not only purchase the crafts of Kerala , but also getting a chance to see how they are made, through the demonstrative work units set up in the various huts in the village. It is opened to the public on 19/Feb/2011.

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ARTICLE - HERITAGE
Halwa Bazar
Apr 01, 2011

Halwa Bazar is the street that connects Valiyangadi ( Big Bazar) with Misckal mosque in Kuttichira. The once- busiest street in Kozhikode, the Halwa Bazar is now remains as a sweet memory. Till during 1970s, the bazaar was so busy, there were a few hotels, a few stationary shops selling Sherbath, Beedi etc. and the Halwa shops, all worked even in the night. Now no Halwa stores are to be found anywhere in the Halwa Bazar, even though Halwa is available in the city from different shops. K Mohan, Convener, INTACH Calicur Regional chapter writes about Halwa and Halwa Bazar of Kozhikode (Kerala, India).

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ARTICLE
Apr 01, 2011

Keralam , the museum of Heritage & History, recently opened at Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala, India) is an attempt to show case the vast heritage and centuries old history of Kerala. According to Chandran Pillai, the Project Coordinator, the theme of the museum is to take you across different time zones and spaces to reveal the soul of Kerala. The objects on display are selective and rare which symbolizes the history and development of Kerala.

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ARTICLE - ARCHITECTURE
Apr 01, 2011

In the architectural tradition of Kerala (India), Maranatu Mana is one of the few remaining structures that falls under the Pathinaru Kettu. As per the classical architecture, Pathinarukettu means four courtyards surrounded by 16 blocks. Maranattu Mana belongs to the Nambuthiri family named Maranattu who have been residing here for centuries and have some proof for seven generations who stayed here. The rooms in the Pathayappura complex are recently been modified with added facilities and is now available Paying Guest accommodation for international tourists, as a certified heritage home by the Department of Tourism, Govt. of Kerala.

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ARTICLE - TRAVELOUGE
Tsunami Express
Apr 01, 2011

‘Tsunami Express’ is a voyage of a group of people in a local bus which has no clear destination. The infinite travel time gives every passenger a key to recurrent nightmares, dream of dreams, painful prayers, music and motion. The production is directed by Elias Cohen, an actor, dancer, director, physical instructor and traveler, from Santiago, Chile, with the experience of having worked in Kerala/ India for over a decade. The production is done by Singing Sticks Theatre Ensemble, Thrissur (Kerala, India) and the official sponsors are Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy, Indian Embassy, Chile, Sadhana Centre for Creative Practice, India and Kosmos in Movement, Germany..

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