2011 Onam Week Celebrations in Kottayam District from 7 September 2011 onwards
Everywhere in Kerala, people are filled with joy as there are only 2 days for this harvest festival. In Kottayam, one of the districts of Kerala state, India, Onam week celebrations begin from 7 September onwards. Revenue Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan will launch the celebrations at a function that is going to be held at Nehru stadium in Kottayam district of Kerala.
It should be noted that the Onam celebrations were organized in the district in collaboration with District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC), Kottayam Municipality & various organizations. As a part of this Onam celebration, the Kottayam district administration will distribute free Onam kits each worth about Rs 200. Eligible persons are already given coupons.
Apart from this celebrations, a cultural meet will be held on 8 September 2011 at Thirunakkara ground where 14 personalities like K. G. Markose(singing), film directors like Joshy Mathew & Jayaraj, Ambalapuzha Ramavarma(literature), Mathoor Govindankutty(kathakali), Mathangi Sathyamurthy(music), Thiruvizha Jayashankar(instrumental music), Guinness Pakru(acting), Kottayam Nazir(mimicry), K. Sankunny(light & sound), Kumaranalloor Mani(traditional art form), Bhavani Chellappan(dance), Venu(cinematography)& Alleppey Ranganath(music direction) will be felicitated. After that there will be a musical performance by the southern naval command band.
This cultural meet will be concluded by a pyrotechnic display. Apart from all this, there will be performances of traditional art forms & cinematic dances. On 13 September 2011, the Onam week celebrations will come to an end by a ganamela of the Kottaym District Police Orchestra.
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