Category Archives: Festivals

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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Onam Special Trains to/from Thiruvananthapuram/Kochuveli

To clear the extra rush of passengers during the Onam festival season, railways will operate special trains from various parts of the country to  Thiruvananthapuram/Kochuveli. Train No. 82607 Chennai Egmore – Kochuveli Suvidha special train via Nagercoil will leave Chennai … Continue reading

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MANIA 2K13 Celebrates 100 Years of Indian Cinema

When Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian Cinema, released his epochal feature film Raja Harishchandra on 3rd May 1913, it is unlikely that either the exhibitors or the pioneer film maker realized they were unleashing a mass entertainment medium that … 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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“qisa 2012”: Film Festival of Technopark

Prathidwani, a socio-cultural organisation of Technopark employees, is organising ‘Qisa 2012’, the first short film festival and competition at Technopark, on September 15. This is the first time, Technopark is hosting a short film competition exclusively for techies. The film … Continue reading

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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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Karikkakom Temple Festival to Start on March 28th, Pongala on April 3rd

Karikkakom Sree Chamundi Devi Temple is one of the ancient temples in south India. It is situated in Thiruvananthapuram District.Ponkala is an exclusive festival for women. On the day of Ponkala, lakhs of women devotees assemble from different places from … Continue reading

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