Category Archives: Culture

Karyavattom & Kazhakkoottam: A Tale of Two Villages

Karyavattom and Kazhakkoottam were once the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram city. Eventually, these sleepy villages became a ‘Technopolis‘. The Kerala University campus is 50 years old and Technopark is 25. Technocity and The Sportshub stadium are recent additions. High rise flats … Continue reading

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A.R Rahman Visited Thiruvananthapuram Silently!

When Thiruvananthapuram city was engrossed in the visit of Sultan Bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, the Emir of Sharjah, another Sultan, but this time of music, quietly made a quick trip to Thiruvananthapuram city last Monday. Yes, it was none other than … Continue reading

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Kundamankadavu Bridge: Another Cultural Hub in Making in Thiruvananthapuram

Image Courtesy: The New Indian Express The century-old Kundamankadavu bridge in Thiruvananthapuram is set to become a cultural hub. Efforts are on to declare the 119-year-old steel suspension bridge a heritage monument as well. The ancient bridge is still used … Continue reading

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arteria – Imaging Thiruvananthapuram

arteria-2015, one of the largest public art projects of India, conceived by the District Tourism Promotion Council, Thiruvananthapuram has concepted its first stride. Supported by Department of Tourism, Govt. of Kerala; this mega art, curated by Dr. G Ajith Kumar, … Continue reading

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Surf’s Up in Trivandrum – with Jonty Rhodes!

You might expect the world’s best fielder to over step on a cricket ground to be wearing whites or colors, on verdant grass, while showing his expertise in sports. Well no! Jonty Rhodes was clad in a black wet suit … Continue reading

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Book Chat: A Son Remembers

Biju Parameswaran, an avid reader reviews Krishnapaksham by K. Jayakumar Jayakumar, the author Anybody with a more than passing interest in Malayalam cinema will tell you that Chemmeen was the first film in the language to win the President’s gold medal and … Continue reading

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Thiruvananthapuram Glow @ Onam 2012

Photos and video, courtesy of this blog’s team 🙂 The Photos And the Video

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Photo: Snow fall at Trivandrum, courtesy Shantigiri Ashram

Shantigiri Ashram entry fee to Snow Pavilion: 40 for adults and 30 for kids Photos by bijupost@yahoo.com

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Russian Dance Night by Larissa Studio & Russian Cultural Centre in Thiruvananthapuram

Russian Cultural Centre in Thiruvananthapuram organize a Russian Music/Dance Night here on 18th April 2012. More than 15 artist from the renowned dance troupe from Russia “Larissa Studio” will be performing Russian folk arts & European dance. The program will … Continue reading

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Drawing and Sculpture Workshop by Alliance Française de Trivandrum

Alliance Francaise de Trivandrum will be organizing a drawing and sculpture workshop on February 11th at Trivandrum. The workshop will be conducted by renowned artist and sculptor Sajitha Shankar from Gowry Art Institute,Thiruvananthapuram. This workshop includes separate sessions for drawing … Continue reading

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