Welcome Kerala Jan - Mar 2012

Jan - Mar, 2012
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Welcome Kerala - Vol 4 Issue 1

Article
Artistry in Wood | Waste Paper Into Wonderful Jewelry | The Colonial Heritage | Discovering the magic of River NILA

News & Notes
Severn Hospice England participates in Palliative care programme at Thrissur | US students in Kannur for advanced Ayurveda training | BOOK: Travancore - The Footprints of Destiny | The Mohiniyattam Ranga Parichaya Mahotsavam – 2011 | Hindustan Kalari Kozhikode opened branch at Pondicherry

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ARTICLE - ART / CRAFT
Sculptor Vijayan with his sculptures- Cherppu, Thrissur
Jan 01, 2012

Wood carvings and Sculptures have been significant in the special topography of Kerala from the ancient days. The village Cherppu in Thrissur district of Kerala, has contributed many artisans to the field of traditional carpentry and wooden carving. K R Vijayan, a  65 year old master craftsman is one such person from Cherppu, who is talented in creating a variety of sculptures and carvings in wood.

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ARTICLE - ART / CRAFT - PAPER JEWELLERY
 Paper Jewellery by Pioneer Paper Bags- Kovalam
Jan 01, 2012

Pioneer Paper bags was set up in 2003 as Kudumbasree Mission (a mission that envisages empowering ladies, creating self -help groups with the support of the Govt. of Kerala) by 13 ladies from nearby localities. After working at different locations, the unit has now got a space at the recently opened Kovalam Craft village. The unit is now manufacturing different types of paper products ranging from paper jewellery to bags, window curtains to baskets, files, pens etc.

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ARTICLE - HERITAGE
 Matri dei (Mother of God) cathedral in Kozhikode
Jan 01, 2012

Over 400 year old Marti De Church at Kozhikode, still stands proud as a mark of the colonial era from the time of Portugese and as an excellent architecture with European influence.

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ARTICLE - RIVER NILA
River Nila
Jan 01, 2012