Category Archives: ARTS & CULTURE

Awards for SIFFCY 2017 Announced

>>Under Adult Jury (FEATURE FILMS), Village Rockstars by Rima Das bagged best children film The award ceremony of Smile International Film Festival for Children and Youth was held at Sirifort Auditorium, New Delhi in the esteemed presence of Santanu Mishra, Executive Trustee of Smile Foundation & Chairman –

Traditional knowledge diminishes among tribals: IIITM-K study

>>A first-of-its-kind study in India, it provides a quantitative estimate of traditional knowledge that is disappearing at an alarming rate Traditional knowledge passed down several generations of the tribals in Kerala by their ancestors has suffered massive erosion and is gradually disappearing now, reveals a study conducted by

Biennale Music: Young girl steals the show at General Hospital 

>>Singers pay homage to legendary actor Shashi Kapoor and mimicry artist Abi The joyful spirit of a little sprightly girl wowed audiences as her rendition of the song ‘Kadhali Chenkadhali’ from the movie ‘Nellu’ reverberated through the premises of Ernakulam Government General Hospital here today

Kochi-Muziris Biennale founders among “Power 100” of contemporary art world for third year Riyas Komu and Bose Krishnamachari rank 84th in global influencers list

>>The “Power 100” is an annual ranking compiled by the highly influential Art Review magazine of the world’s topmost contemporary artists and influencers.   Kochi-Muziris Biennale’s founders Riyas Komu and Bose Krishnamachari have been named among the 100 most influential people in the global contemporary art

Biennale Music: Trio of singers presents soulful melodies at General Hospital

 >>Arts and Medicine is an all-Wednesday joint initiative of the Kochi Biennale Foundation and Mehboob Memorial orchestra, sponsored by CAFS (Casino Air Caterers & Flight Services), aimed at providing solace to patients through therapeutic music. The melodious tunes of  Tere Mere Beech Mein   from the blockbuster movie 

Sankalp- Khan Paan Dukaan- A food festival with a cause

>>The initiative was organized with a view to raise funds for supporting the education of girl children across India, focusing on Hyderabad. Sankalp hosted its annual Fundraising Food Festival ‘Khan Paan Dukaan’. The initiative was organized with a view to raise funds for supporting the education of