Local Events

Mar 222019
Nireeksha Women’s Theatre presents Avataar, a contemplative journey on identities as part of World Theater Day celebrations. 
The Play Kurathi will be staged at Putharikandam Maidan from March 21 to 24 at 7 pm. "Kurathi" is an experimental theatre production based on the great epic, Mahabharata. The play interprets an episode involving the Pandavas’ encounter with Hidumba and Hidumbi.  With a tribal perspective, the incorporates many contemporary political issues with a serious dramatic backdrop. It’s a tale of the neglected Dalits. The vengeance of the outcast.
Weavers Village, Trivandrum organizes a Pottery Making Workshop to bring out the new talent and to mould clay into works of art on the potter’s wheel. Registration is necessary. Venue: Rosscote Bungalow, Opposite Trivandrum Club, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Date: 23 March 2019. Time: 10.00 am to 5.30 pm. Contact: 9074103166
Chembai Memorial Hall hosts Veena recital by Saranya B Mangal. Accompanists are Uduppi S Balakrishnan and Attingal Madhu.
Kerala Lalithakala Akademi gallery hosts ‘Breath’, an exhibition of oil paintings by artist George R. Sixteen paintings, all abstract works, are in the collection.
Attend a seminar on the topic, ‘Material war zone of subjectivity: Body as a conflicted metaphor’. It is organized as part of ‘Body’, a national exhibition of contemporary art. Venue: Shanghumugham Art Museum, Vallakkadavu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Date: March 17, 2019. Time: 5 pm to 8 pm. Contact: 9447061461.
Bharat Bhavan organizes the screening of the movie Los Silencios. It is the tale of a mother and her two kids who flee their troubled city only to be haunted by a secret. Nuria, 12, Fabio, 9, and their mother arrive on a small island in the middle of the Amazon, bordering Brazil, Colombia and Peru. They fled the Colombian armed conflict, in which their father disappeared. One day, he mysteriously reappears in their new home.
 Join the TREE WALK TRIVANDRUM for a short walk to see the true beauty of 'Neermathalam' that is in full bloom. Neermathalam(Crateva Magna)
Queerythm organises the second edition of LGBTIQ pride walk in Thiruvananthapuram on March 17, 2019, for a demonstration of queer rights and creating visibility to the queer community. We plan to conduct this to create better awareness to people about the queer livings and to create social acceptance. With strike down of 377, queer individuals are slowly coming out of the closet and this pride would serve as the best platform for them to remove their fear, create self-acceptance factors and mingle with fellow people.
‘Dhwani’, the annual cultural festival of College of Engineering, Trivandrum (CET) is here. It will be held on the college’s campus from March 15 to 17. There is music, dance, theatre, literature, sports and more at the fete. At ‘Antara’, the music festival, there is the battle of music bands, unplugged sessions, ‘Dhwani idol’, and Western solo contest. ‘Nadanta’, the dance festival, has competitions in b-boying and solo, duet and group dance contests.
Young Scholars' Congress will be held on 16th and 17th March 2019 with the slogan "Celebration of Knowledge: Call for Change" at the campus of University of Kerala at Thiruvananthapuram. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the Young Scholars’ Congress at the AKG Hall at 9 am on Saturday. The two-day event with the slogan ‘Celebration of Knowledge: Call for Change’ will see huge participation of around 1,500 delegates from all over the country.