Local Events

Feb 152019
Helping Hands Organisation (H2O), a voluntary organisation, will be holding an event, "The Barrier Free International Kite Festival" to help differently-abled children live life to the full, at Muz
Ganesham Surya Nataka Kalari screens "Sukhaanthyam", a short film by Adoor Gopalakrishnan. It is about the disintegration of family life, our mistaken ideas of planning the future of our offspring, the general reaction to unrequited love … the many negatives entering into our daily perceptions and decisions.
Ganesham Surya Nataka Kalari conducts the screening of the movie Sinjar, a film in Jasari language from Lakshadweep. The film was written and directed by Pampally. The movie grabbed the Best Feature Film in Jasari award at the 65th National Film Awards, which were declared at New Delhi on April 13, 2018. Sinjar also won the award in Best Debut Film of a Director. 
Alliance Francaise de Trivandrum will host a summer camp for children.  Every year, over April and May, Alliance française runs a summer camp for ages 6 -12 years, the camp offers French language and exciting workshops [Dance, Sculpture, Glass painting, crafts etc]... Registration begins today.  Venue: Alliance Francaise de Trivandrum, Vazhuthakkadu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. Date: 3rd April to 13th May 2019. Time: 10.00 pm to 3.00 pm. Contact: 0471 2320666.
Weavers Village, Trivandrum organizes a Pottery Making Workshop to bring out the new talents. Registration is necessary. 
Compassionate Hearts Networks organizes a community service project to support a school for special need children, located in Adoor, Kerala, India. Deepti Special School
The State Central Library will organise a day-long workshop for the visually challenged on how to prepare for competitive examinations, including those conducted by the Public Service Commission. The programme will be organised under the umbrella of ‘Koottu,’ a voluntary organisation that works among the visually challenged. The workshop for the visually challenged will be held on February 21.
State Central Library organizes a reading programme which aims at women homemakers. Women who have time on their hands after finishing the day’s chores or because their children have flown the nest will be members of ‘Vayana penkoottu.’ The group has been formed following inquiries from women readers and will be inaugurated to coincide with International Women’s Day on March 8. Venue: State Central Library, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Date: 16/02/2019. Time: 10.30 am to 5.30 pm. Contact: 9447781895.  
State Central Library Trivandrum conducts "Reading Spring", a Reading Workshop for children.  The State Central Library will organise more activities this year akin to those organised over the past two years to promote reading as part of the ‘Reading Challenge.’ Children from a large chunk of the readers and participants in the library’s programmes. There are some who know only English, and others who are not well-versed in Malayalam and hence read only English books.
The Reading Room Trivandrum conducts a new initiative, to focus on visual arts: Tripods and Easels. Under this initiative, the first meet-up, Phototalk - an interactive session exclusively for photographers presents at Kowdiar. It's an open meet up for all photography enthusiasts to find other people who share the same interests, to discuss and learn new things, and talk about everything photography.
Ganesham Surya Nataka Kalari conducts the screening of the movie "Njan Marykutty". The movie is a 2018 Indian Malayalam-language drama film written and directed by Ranjith Sankar and co-produced with Jayasurya. The film stars Jayasurya as a transsexual named Marykutty.  A transsexual man's attempt to realize his true orientation in a society that stigmatizes gender transformation. Will Marykutty come out victorious while shredding all the taboos associated with transsexuality.