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Vol. XXVIII No. 9, August 16-31, 2018
Till August 19: DakshinaChitra is celebrating Onam Festival. The festival commemorates the Vamana avatar of Vishnu and the subsequent homecoming of the legendary Emperor Mahabali.
As part of the celebration, Pallassana Social Development Society Kanyarkali Sangam led by Mr. Janardhan from Palakkad district will perform Kanyarkali, Parunthattam and Karunkaliattam, the ancient and traditional folk art forms of Kerala (at DakshinaChitra).
August 18-19: Workshop on Kerala Mural painting. DakshinaChitra is organising a Kerala mural painting workshop either on canvas or terracotta tile using acrylic colours. The workshop will be conducted by Mrs. Vasuki Lakshmi Narayanan, an expert in traditional Mural form. The participants will use the synthetic colours during the workshop.
Traditional Kerala Mural painting is done only in five colors (Panchavarna) such as yellow, red, and green, black and white. The human figures are stylised and that of animals and birds are more naturalistic in postures and most of the human forms have facial expression and gestures tracing the theatrical elements in Koodiyattom and Kathakali (at DakshinaChitra).
For more information and to register, contact: 98417 77779, 2446 2435 / 2491 8943.
Till September 30: Godhuli, an exhibition inspired by the ancient pichwai tradition of nathdwara by Kamayani and Saloni (at Apparao Galleries).