Welcome Kerala : Jan - Feb 2017

Jan - Feb, 2017
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Welcome Kerala : Jan - Feb 2017

FEATURES

  • Facelift to Ancient Wood Carvings
    As part of the renovation of the Chuttambalam at Lokanarkavu temple, Vatakara in Kozhikode district, the ancient wood carvings and sculptures are set to get a new look
  • Terracotta Figurines of Vendallur Parambathukavu 
    Surviving Traditions of River Nila- 12: There are many folk communities, traditional artists and artisans who have been living on the shores of River Nila (Bharathapuzha) since centuries. This issue features about the only remaining person in the community of Anthoor Nair, who makes terracotta figurines as part of religious worship.

ART, RITUAL & OTHER EVENTS
Upcoming Art and ritual events calendar in South- Central- North Kerala for the two months.

EASY GUIDE KERALA
Snippets on the select places of tourism interest in all the 14 districts of Kerala

CLASSIFIEDS
Directory of Tourism Products & Services

UPDATES - NEWS & NOTES

  • Sahapedia into the Cultural Mapping of Fort Kochi
  • Dhyanasankalpam conducted Mural Workshop for beginners
  • THE BOOK - Essays on the History and Society of Kerala

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ARTICLE - HERITAGE
Bhoothamala-old carvings at Vatakara Lokanarkavu temple , Kerala
Jan 01, 2017

As part of the renovation of the Chuttambalam at Lokanarkavu temple (Vatakara, Kerala), the ancient wood carvings and sculptures are set to get a new look. 

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ARTICLE - HERITAGE
Collection of figurines found out during the reconstruction of the temple (Parambathukavu temple, Kerala)
Jan 02, 2017

There are many folk communities, traditional artists and artisans who have been living on the shores on River Nila (Bharathapuzha) since centuries.This issue features about the only remaining person in the community of Anthoor Nair, who makes terracotta figurines as part of a religions worship.

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NEWS - CULTURE
Sahapedia into the Cultural Mapping of Fort Kochi
Jan 01, 2017

Sahapedia, a unique online portal documenting India's cultural heritage, is collaborating with the Kochi-Muziris Biennale to put together the map with details of over 150 sites and practices - cultural centres, heritage sites, lifestyles, places of worship, public spaces and public institutions - in Fort Kochi and nearby Mattancherry.

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NEWS - ART
Dhyanasankalpam conducted Mural workshop for beginners
Jan 01, 2017

Dhyanasankalpam-an open studio for traditional murals, Kozhikode conducted seven day mural painting workshop from 12-18 Dec 2016. The workshop was attended by 15 participants with diverse backgrounds, including some participants from other cities in India and abroad. READ MORE

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OTHER - BOOK
Book - Essays on the History and Society of Kerala
Jan 01, 2017

The book is a collection of writings on Kerala history and culture. The general concern of most of the essays in the volume is the implications of colonial modernity and its growing hegemony over the Kerala society. 

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