‘Museum Fest’ From Thursday
By Express Features | Published: 24th November 2012 10:11 AM |
‘The Museum of Kerala History and Contemporary Arts’ at Edappally is turning 25. All geared up to celebrate it’s silver jubilee, a three-day ‘Museum Fest’ will be held from November 29 to December 1. The programme will be inaugurated at 6.30 pm by eminent Malayalam writer A Sethumadhavan, also chairman of ‘The National Book Trust’.
On the inaugural day, there will be an English play, ‘The Invisible River ‘ by Jagriti Theatre from Bangalore. The play, directed by Vivek Madan, has a colourful cast of eminent actors like Anumeha Fatehpuria, Aryan Jagtap, Sachin Gurjale, Jimmy Xavier and others. It reveals that in India, everything is interconnected and nothing is as simple as it seems. The play will begin at 6.30 pm. On 30th, celebrated baul singer, Parvathi Baul will entrance the Kochiites with her unique music at 6.30 pm. The music of Parvathy Baul, which is on celestial love, is akin to sufi music that originated in Iran.
On the first of December, there will be a mesmerising performance of Bharatanatyam by Leela Samson from Kalakshetra, Chennai with Spanda, at 6.30 pm.
The new open air amphitheatre, seating 300 people, will also be inaugurated during the fest.
Entry is by invites and passes. Passes will be available at, Kerala Fine Arts Hall, Coffee Beanz (Menaka, Panampilly Nagar ) Odds and Ends, ( Rajaji Road) Tea Pot (Fort Cochin) and the Museum office (Edappally).