KOODYATTOM is the oldest existing classical art in the world, recognised by UNESCO as a Human Heritage Art. It was originated much before Kerala's classical art Kathakali and most other theatrical forms in the world. It is considered to be at least 2,000 years old. Kulasekhara Varma Cheraman Perumal, an ancient king of Kerala, was known as the creator of Koodiyattam in the present form.
Monday, November 30, 2009
Sunday, November 29, 2009
KATHAKALI's thick make-up has already been recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's thickest make-up.
THE four-day Utsavam 09, an Indian classical treat for Dubai art lovers organised by Thiranottam cultural group, was curtained down with a final perfomance of Kathakali. The multi-event, held at Wellington School in Dubai, was witnessed by hundreds of classical art enthusiasts from all walks of life in Dubai including foreigners and locals.
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Saturday, November 28, 2009
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Thursday, November 26, 2009
Three Sharjah fishermen are readying to cast their nets in the hope of a bountiful Piscean catch. They-as the rest of the nation - are also readying to take part in the National Day celebrations on Dec.2 as can be seen by the huge national flags that drape the government buildings in the pictue.
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Sunday, November 22, 2009
A monumental collection of 21 bronze sculptures symbolising our belonging to the 21st century seen displayed at Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, observed by visitors. These sculptures are the creation of artist Rachid Khimoune.
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Saturday, November 21, 2009
To mark the 20th Anniversary of the United Nation"s Universal Children"s Day, several Children participated in this event at Jumerah in Dubai.
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Friday, November 20, 2009
The consulate General of India, Dubai in association with Sharjah Chamber of commerce & Industry (SCCI), the Indian Business Professional Council, Sharjah. and the Indian Association Sharjah hosted the first "India-Sharjah Bussinus and Cultural Forum" on Wednesday(18.11.2009) the event began with the inaguration of India's formost artist, MF Husain's painting exhibition, titled "100 years of Indian Cinema" at the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
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Sunday, November 15, 2009
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Friday, November 13, 2009
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Monday, November 9, 2009
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Sunday, November 8, 2009
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