Issue - 32
November 2017

Featured Film

Vigathakumaran (The Lost Child) is the first Malayalam feature film which was released in 1928.  This silent movie was written, produced and directed by JC Daniel

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One of the greatest painters India has ever produced, Raja Ravi Varma's works are noted for the infusion of European techniques with Indian aesthetics.

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Towering Prides

Bekal Fort is the largest and perhaps the best-kept fort in the state. The fort, in the shape of a giant keyhole, was   built in 17th century.

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Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai's "Chemmeen" is the narrative of the fishermen community. Though basically a love story, the novel delves deep into the lives of the fisher folk

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‘Sargam’ to encourage creative talent among differently-abled students

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Kozhikode has come up with a novel initiative to encourage the creative talent among differently-abled students of Kerala Read More

Kerala Delhi Cultural Heritage Festival Concludes

A three-day inter-state cultural festival, inaugurated jointly by Honorable Chief Ministers of Kerala, Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan and of Delhi, Mr. Aravind Khejriwal, was held at Delhi Read More

Ministers lay foundation stone for Kadammanitta Memorial Cultural Complex

Cultural Affairs Minister A.K. Balan laid the foundation stone for the Kadammanitta Memorial Cultural Complex at Kadammanitta.  Read More

Archives Department to develop mobile app for heritage monuments

The Kerala State Archives Department is developing a mobile app with GIS-based atlas featuring around 200 destinations of historical and cultural importance in the state.  Read More


Gadhika-2017, a ten-day folk arts festival of the tribal communities, was inaugurated by Chief Minister Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan at Pathanapuram on October 23. Read More

Fifth century urn discovered at Panthalayani Kollam

A fifth century urn has been discovered from Panthalayani Kollam of Kozhikode, which was an ancient port. Read More


Department of Culture, Government of Kerala