Kerala Beach Festivals 2013 Happens at Cherai and Munakkal!

The Monsoon in Kerala has ceased and, it is the time to celebrate your holidays and special occasions on Kerala Beaches and backwaters. At present there are two beach festivals happening in Kerala. One is at Cherai Beach in Ernakulam and another is at Munakkal beach, Thrissur. Cherai Beach Tourism Fest 2013 The Cherai Beach […]

81st Sivagiri Pilgrimage on Dec 31

The 81st Sivagiri Pilgrimage to be held from December 30 to January 1 in Varkala, Kerala , will be inaugurated by defence Minister, Shri AK Antony. The Sivagiri Pilgrimage will also include various other programmes including the centenary celebrations of ‘Daiva Dasakam’, a prayer penned by Sree Narayana Guru, the 150th birth anniversary of social […]

Onam 2013 @ Karma Kerala

Team Karma Kerala took a day off from its busy schedules to celebrate the festival of Onam, the largest of its kind in Kerala with all the traditional flair and grandeur. The day started off on a busy note as the whole team got themselves divided into groups to get the flowers ready to decorate […]

Smartphone apps- the latest fad in Kerala

Kerala has one of the highest mobile phone users in the country and interestingly most of the users go for all the latest smart phone apps to make their life fun, simple and well organized. From the mPayasam app that will let you book Onam payasam and get it delivered at your door by just […]

Kochi film festival to rope in a German curator

Come December 16th, Kochi the emerging financial capital of Kerala will be hosting the much acclaimed International Film Festival at five different venues  in the city. The first edition of this film festival will stand out for many reasons. Apart from featuring a panorama of world class films from all over the world, the organisers have roped […]

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale starts tomorrow

The Kochi Muziris Biennale,  the first-of-its-kind in India, will have  a colorful start  at the Parade Grounds at Fort Kochi in Keralaon Wednesday. The cultural extravaganza that extends to over three months will feature 80 artists from all over the world. Kerala will be represented by 22 artists and there will be an equal number […]

Athachamayam brings alive the nostalgic memories of the past

The historic town of Thripunithura that still bears the imprints of the royal grandeur, erupted in a riot of colors on Tuesday  during the Atham processions. Thousands thronged the  streets to bring alive the nostalgic memories of the rich past. Various folk art forms , processions and street shows marked the beginning of the week-long […]

Thirumala Devaswom at Cherthala gets a massive temple bell

Temple bells play an important role in adding up to the spiritual feel in temples and they have been in use since time immemorial. Adding a new dimension to the legacy of temple bells and to create an awareness on the  auspiciousness of bells, Srimath Muttom Thirumala Devaswom at Cherthala in Kerala  has installed a […]

2011- A round up of events in Kochi

As the city of Cochin  is getting ready to usher in the  New Year, it is time to look back at some of the major milestones in the city calender. The year 2011 has been of mixed fortunes for this city with a fair share of good and bad events. With a slew of innovative […]

Christmas festivities dampened by the dam woes

Christmas in Kerala has always been a special occasion for all Keralites who celebrate every festival with fervour and zeal irrespective of their castes or creed. For most Malayalees, Christmas is not all about cookies, carols, cakes and wine but well cherished moments of family holidays and tours. Probably Malayalees have evolved to be one […]