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Kochi Biennale Foundation to hold fundraising auction of artworks in Mumbai on Oct. 31 for 4th edition of Biennale

Preview of artworks from Oct. 26 Paintings of artists like Amrita Sher-Gil, Vivan Sundaram and Italian artist Francesco Clemente in auction lots An array of signature artworks of modern and contemporary masters, ranging from the late Amrita Sher-Gil to A Ramachandran and from Vivan Sundaram to Subodh Gupta, will come under the hammer as the Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) is all set to organise a live and online fundraiser on […]


German Rock Band to Perform at Uru, Mattancherry on Sunday

The Goethe-Zentrum Trivandrum along with Kochi Biennale Foundation, will be organising a music concert at URU in Mattanchery by the German band “Soyza’s Groove” on Sunday, the 15th of October at 6.45 pm. The band comprises renowned musicians from the Nuremberg Music Academy including David Soyza (Vocals), Lukas Grossmann (Keyboards), Moritz Graf (Bass) and Johannes Koch (Drums) who have been making news in the current German Jazz and Rock scene. They […]


NISH conducts Online Interactive Parental Awareness Seminar on“Management in children with Specific Language Impairment”

National Institute of Speech & Hearing (NISH) together with the Directorate of Social Justice is conducting their 24thonline Interactive Disability Awareness Seminar (NIDAS) on October 21st. The seminar deals with “Management in children with Specific Language Impairment”, which will be handled by Ms. Sreebha Sreedhar, Audiologist & Speech Pathologist, NISH. This online live seminar hosted at NISH will commence at their campus at 10.30 am. This will be simultaneously presented at all the […]


LuLu Group donates Rs 2 crore for Biennale’s 4th edition

Deepening its ties with India’s showpiece contemporary art event, the multi-billion-dollar LuLu Group of Companies, owned by internationally known NRI businessman Yusuff Ali M A, today donated Rs two crore to the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB), which is scheduled to commence next year-end. The LuLu Group has forged its association with the KMB with a donation of Rs 50 lakh to the second edition of the Biennale […]


Singers AntonyMicheal and VaigaUdayan offer soul-stirring music at General Hospital

When professional singer Antony Micheal from Fort Kochi wielded the microphone to deliver a mellifluous performance at the Government General Hospital here today as part of the ‘Arts and Medicine’ programme, he made it sure that his passion for musicwould bring smile on the face of patients gathered at the hospital premises. The 189th episode of the weekly programme, organised by the Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) at the hospital, started […]


Sharjah ruler shows keen interest in Kochi-Muziris Biennale

An ardent lover of Art & culture, the Ruler of Sharjah, HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qassimi met with Kochi-Muziris Biennale co-founder Bose Krishnamachari. Talking about the chance meeting with the Sharjah Ruler, Bose said “HH Sheikh Sultan is one of the most prominent promoter of Art & culture in the Arab world and his continuous efforts have made Sharjah, the cultural capital of Middle East. It was my sheer luck to […]


Free Cardiology Camp at HINDLABS on Sept. 28

HLL Lifecare Limited (HLL) will observe World Heart Day by conducting a free cardiology camp at its Hindlabs Specialty Clinic at Sopanam TRIDA Complex, near the Thiruvananthapuram Government Medical College, on September 28 (Thursday). The camp, which will be open to the public from 9 am to 1 pm, will offer free consultation by renowned cardiologist Dr Ashok Chandra Rao. The first hundred registrations will get entry to the camp. Tests […]


Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) and Ola come together to promote responsible tourism and offbeat travel

Ola’s campaign #GhoomoResponsibly encourages travelers to be responsible tourists, take the road less travelled, and explore hidden gems with convenient inter-city cabs across India Also flags off a 14-day road trip with famous actress and vlogger, Shenaz Treasury across some unique locations in Kerala and 6 other states in India Shenaz explores Kerala’s breathtaking beaches and backwaters, history and culture In line with UN’s theme for this year’s World Tourism […]


Kerala Tourism’s Film Tourism brochure wins PATA Gold Awards 2017

Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala won the prestigious Pacific Asia Travel Association Grand and Gold Award 2017 for the Film Tourism Brochure in Marketing Media – Consumer Travel Brochure category. P Bala Kiran, IAS, Director, Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala received the award at the 32nd edition of the PATA Awards as the committee recognised its marketing strategy, which boosted Kerala as a must-visit destination. The PATA awards […]


Non-standard emission norms a challenge for car manufacturers: Expert

Substandard, high-sulphur fuel used in India and China damaging to vehicles The varying standards in pollution control norms in different countries pose a challenge for vehicle manufacturers globally, while consumers in countries without stringent regulations are suffering the consequences of using poor quality fuel, according to an expert. “In European countries they are mandated to use sulphur-free fuel as per the euro norms, but in India, if you are using […]


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