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NEWS - ART / PAINTING
National Painters' Camp 2015 at Malampuzha
Sep 01, 2015

Kerala Lalithakala Akademi organized a week-long national painters camp at KTDC Garden House, Malampuzha, Palakkad  in June 2015. Twelve renowned artists from accross the country  including Kerala participated in the camp.

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Yuhei Motoyama_Japan_at Thrissur
Sep 01, 2015

Appreciation of music and musical instruments can surpass all national and cultural boundaries. Yuhei Motoyama, an expert Taiko drummer from Japan was in Kerala, recently, as part of a cultural exchange program between Japan Foundation, Delhi, and the Vayali Folklore Group, Thrissur. 

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Gopuram at Vadakkumnathan Temple
Sep 01, 2015

The 'Award of Excellence' by UNESCO this year is for the conservation efforts of Sree Vadakkumnathan temple in Thrissur. The Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation has a total of 12 winning projects from five countries - India, China, Lao PDR, Australia and Thailand.

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NEWS - ART
Helene with RamachandraPulavar
Sep 01, 2015

Ms.Helene Lamarche, a young artist from France, visited Kerala and stayed here for a month with traditional shadow puppeteer Ramachandra Pulavar from Kunathara (Palakkad Dt) in order to study and understand the tradition shadow puppet theatre of Kerala and the art of making of puppets. 

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ARTICLE - CRAFT / POTTERY
Potter--Pannikottil Gopalan
Sep 01, 2015

Surviving Traditions of River Nila- 6

There are many folk communities, traditional artists and artisans who have been living on the shores on River Nila (Bharathapuzha) since centuries. Ezhumangad is one of the popular potters' villages in Kerala, situated on the banks of River Nila. Some of them are still continuing their tradition.

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ARTICLE - HERITAGE
Thavanoor Mana
Sep 01, 2015

Thavanoor Mana, the ancestral home of Nambuthiri family of Thavanoor in Malappuram Dt, is one of the best maintained Ettukettu in Kerala and the family still adheres to their cultural ethos and values.

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ARTICLE - ART
Renjith and Vijna - Performing Duo
Sep 01, 2015

Unified by the passion for dance, the upcoming dancing duo from Kozhikode- Renjith and Vijna have carved a niche for themselves in the field of Bharatanatyam. They are now busy in performing many National and International festivals as well as conducting workshops across the world.  

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