Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala


Manaveeyam Vedi opened in Malappuram

A street named Manaveeyam similar to the one in Thiruvananthapuram has come up at Kondotty in Malappuram. A festival of fraternity has been organised as part of the opening. Mahakavi Moinkutty Vaidyar Mappila Kala Academy, Kondotty, an autonomous institution under the Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Manaveeyam Theruvorakkoottam jointly organised this. Mr. M. A. Baby, former Minister for Culture inaugurated the ‘Manaveeyam Isalimbam’.

The Moinkutty Vaidyar Festival celebrated the works of the poet who had written numerous songs under the genre ‘Mappilappattu’. This was followed by similar festivals at Eerattupetta in Kottayam, Perumbavoor in Ernakulam and in Kondotty. The festival concluded with Mr. A.K. Balan, Minister for Culture declaring the arrival of the ‘Manaveeyam Vedi’ at Kondotty. 


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