Festivals, Food
May 25, 2023
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UST Kochi Centre Organizes Yummy Aid 2023; Culinary Fest for a Noble Cause

KOCHI:UST Kochi recently hosted the highly anticipated ‘UST Yummy Aid – The Culinary Fest for a Good Cause’. This event was organized by UST’s Network of Women USsociates (NowU), an internal volunteer team dedicated to the development and executive mentoring of the company’s women employees. This annual culinary festival and fundraising event was aimed at […]

March 20, 2019
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Holi Goes Digital with Helo

NEW DELHI: Sending Holi greetings, Helo, India’s leading regional social media platform, just launched ‘Holi by Helo’ its latest festive campaign. During the week-long online campaign which started on March 17th, Helo will be painted bright with Holi colours, not just by its users but also by over 50 regional celebrities who will be engaging […]

Festivals, Hindu
March 06, 2018
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Thousands Fock to Mondaikad Temple as Annual Koda Festival Begins

MONDAIKAD (TAMIL NADU): Thousands of devotees, mostly from the southern parts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, started pouring into the coastal town of Mondaikad as the 10-day annual festival of the famed Bhagavathi temple began today with the traditional “Kodiyettu” (flag hoisting), amid full-throated chanting of “Devi Saranam” . Chief Priest Chattanatha Kurukkal and Tantri […]

Entertainment, Festivals, Kochi
December 14, 2016
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‘Curating the Biennale has been a Learning Process’: Sudarshan Shetty

KOCHI: The evolution of Sudarshan Shetty’s curatorial vision for Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) 2016 and its relationship to his artistic practice formed the basis of an erudite conversation between Shetty and eminent philosopher Sundar Sarukkai here on Tuesday. Terming his curatorial impulse – as also the Biennale – a ‘work in progress’, Shetty noted that the […]

Entertainment, Festivals, Kochi
December 14, 2016
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Cultural Mapping of Fort Kochi, Mattancherry Launched at Kochi-Muziris Biennale by Sahapedia

KOCHI: Inside Fort Kochi lies Odatha, a historical botanical garden that was the starting point of Hortus Malabaricus, a 12-volume study of Kerala’s medicinal plants. Then there is a vintage era map that documents movements of tides in the harbour way back in 1913. Fascinating nuggets of information like this about the historic port town […]

Entertainment, Festivals, Kochi
December 14, 2016
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KBF to Take Indian Artists for Foreign Art Residency Programmes

KOCHI: Taking a next big leap, Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) will facilitate the Indian artists to participate in foreign art residency programmes. KBF Secretary Riyas Komu made the announcement while inaugurating the exhibition of works by artists who participated in the KBF residency programmes at Mandalay Hall here. KBF, in association with Pepper House along […]

Entertainment, Festivals, Kochi
December 14, 2016
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Students’ Biennale, Featuring Works by 465 Students from 55 Art Schools, Opens

KOCHI: Terming the Students’ Biennale (SB) a crucial connection between art practice and education, celebrated contemporary artist Vivan Sundaram inaugurated the second edition of the unique art outreach initiative here today. Speaking at the SB 2016 opening ceremony at the Biennale Pavilion in Cabral Yard, Fort Kochi, on Tuesday, Sundaram said, “There is an impression […]

Entertainment, Festivals, Kochi
December 14, 2016
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“Dissent and Discourse” – Exhibition of Artworks by B.M. Anand

KOCHI: A collection of artworks by the unheralded modern painter and illustrator, Brij Mohan Anand (1928-1986), whose production railed against capitalism, neo-imperialism and nuclear warfare, the commercialisation of art and cultural subsumption, will be featured at an exhibition running as a collateral project to the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB). Award-winning director and cinematographer, Shaji N. Karun […]

Entertainment, Festivals, Kochi
December 14, 2016
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British Council Announces UK Artists Line-up at Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016

KOCHI: To promote cultural partnership and creative connections, the British Council is pleased to announce an exquisite line-up of eight celebrated artists from the UK at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) in partnership with Creative Scotland. Continuing its association with this landmark event, now in its third edition, the British Council is delighted to welcome Hanna […]