Kerala, Photography, Wordless Wednesdays

Wordless Wednesday: Life in the backwaters

Kerala, Photography

Kochi Muziris Biennale 2018

Kochi Muziris Biennale is the biggest contemporary art festival in Asia and I am always overwhelmed with the scale, number and quality of the installations.

Let me share a few images, I managed to capture during my quick last day visit to the venue.

I don’t think, I can make any comment on the art work here, but, this is something to experience, not like the way I have done it, but taking time, at least a couple of days 🙂

Waiting for the next edition in 2020…

Kerala, Photography

Poorotsavam: A Unique Festival in North Kerala

Summer months in North Kerala is the time of festivals. If you are ready to brave the hot and humid conditions, ready to burn midnight oil, you will be rewarded with the best of experiences …

Poorotsavam is yet another unique festival celebrated in Northern Kerala to invoke the blessings of lord Kamadeva (Cupid) by young girls.

It’s a nine day festival and on the last day, a flower carpet is created with locally collected flowers. Velichappad or Pothi, a possessed one, visits houses and blesses devotees.

There are many other rituals and dance forms associated with Pooram (Poorotsavam) during all these days and the ambience is filled with sounds, lights and the fragrance of flowers…

Have a look at some of the images from this festival and thank you for your time 🙂