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Kerala Tourism gets on art bandwagon for road shows in East Europe, Spain

Kochi-Muziris Biennale projected as unique selling point to attract more foreign tourists Adding to its armoury of eyeball-grabbing products, Kerala Tourism is now leveraging the internationally acclaimed Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) to woo art-loving tourists to ‘God’s Own Country’ through a series of road shows abroad, especially in Europe. The KMB, a spectacular nearly four-month-long festival of visual arts and the biggest in South Asia, was the flagship product showcased in the […]

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Tiruvananthapuram Tops in Urban Governance Again

In a recent survey conducted by Janagraha, a Bengaluru based non-profit institution, Tiruvanantapuram was declared to be on top of the list amongst Indian Cities that have the most organised and developed “City-Systems” A moment of pride for Kerala and Tiruvananthapuram as the city earned the tag of being the best in the terms of urban governance and quality of  living. The research carried out by a Bengaluru based organization […]

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Seven more days till Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 winds down

Repeat performances by Biennale artists, music concerts, dance shows, film screenings and discussions highlight ‘Closing Week’ In exactly one week, curtains will come down on the third edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB), bringing the 108-day celebration of contemporary art – the biggest of its kind in South Asia – to a close. Over its 100-day run, KMB 2016, which got underway on 12/12/16, has been the best attended yet. […]

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Celebrate Your Wanderlust and Explore Destinations with Nashe Tours & Travels

Want to enjoy a hassle-free tour to more than 30 countries across the world – contact Nashe Tours and Travels situated at Sasthamangalam, Thiruvananthapuram. This leading outbound and inbound tour company operates a variety of package tours with branches at Kochi & Calicut. Reghunathan Pillai and Dr.Lethy Jose, the two directors at the helm of Nashe Tours & Travels – themselves having studied and lived abroad for quite a long […]

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Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran flags off Fourth Kerala Blog Express

Thirty bloggers from 29 countries go on two-week road trip exploring ‘God’s Own Country’ Thirty influential online travel writers from around the world began a fifteen day long exploration of ‘God’s Own Country’, with Tourism Minister Shri Kadakampally Surendran flagging off the fourth edition of Kerala Blog Express from Bolgatty Palace in Ernakulam as part of a campaign to present the state to a wider international audience. “The Blog Express […]

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Mouth and foot painters enthrall visitors with live session at Biennale

Inspiring the Sunday crowd at Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) 2016 with a demonstration of their unique art talents, a group of eight mouth and foot painters conducted a live painting session here today at Aspinwall House. The artists, who are recognised by the Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists of the World (AMFPA), held court for three hours at the architectural pavilion in the primary Biennale venue. Five artists who […]

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Indian, Chinese scholars look to lessons from Asia’s history for insight into its present and future

Conference at KMB 2016 tackles process of ‘decolonisation’ in respective intellectual traditions The differences and parallels between the historical contexts of India and China and their undeniable effects on contemporary realities in and pressing issues between the two nations are the focus of an important conclave of scholars that convened here today. Titled ‘The Present Juncture of Historical Change: Decolonizing Asian Futures’, the two-day symposium from March 17-18 is jointly […]

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Ayurveda therapies pull visitors to Kerala stall in Moscow

Kerala Tourism participated in prestigious Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition  Kerala’s centuries-old Ayurveda heritage proved the main draw for Russian and other East European travelers at the three-day Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT), the largest and longest-running tourism trade event in that country. The Kerala Tourism pavilion at the 24th edition of the annual fair – held from March 14-16 at the Expocentre in Moscow – presented […]

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Second Edition of Kerala’s ‘Cyclathon’ on April 8

Registrations open for Trivandrum event aimed at promoting cycling and healthy lifestyles  Aimed at raising awareness about the health benefits associated with bicycling and to promote it as a fitness activity, the capital city is gearing up for the second edition of Kerala’s sole organised mass cycling event on April 8. Registrations have begun for the ‘SilkAir Trivandrum Cyclathon 2017’ organised by Stark Communications in collaboration with Indus Cycling Embassy […]

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VR stories provide immersive 360° experiences to KMB 2016 visitors

Urgent, yet ignored, stories from India’s hinterland are presented in a newly installed 360° virtual reality experience courtesy award-winning filmmaker Anand Gandhi at the ongoing third edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB). As many as four short documentary films by independent filmmakers are being shown in the immersive experience set-up by Gandhi’s ‘ElseVR’ initiative at the architectural pavilion in Aspinwall House. ElseVR is a platform by Memesys Culture Lab – […]

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