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Kerala Tourism Newsletter

ISSUE: 324

AUGUST 2020

Enchanting Kerala
Onam - Celebrating Kerala Onam - Celebrating Kerala

Every year, Kerala celebrates a unique festival that sees a surreal blend of tradition, art, culture, myriad flavours and aesthetics. We are gearing towards the mother of all festivals. Onam is here!...

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Onapottan - Celebration of the Divine Onapottan - Celebration of the Divine

A rare traditional folk character, who signifies the arrival of the King Mahabali, Onapottan comes calling at homes, dancing to the songs that narrate the origin of Onam and the legend of Mahabali....

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Onasadya - A Feast Fit for the Gods Onasadya - A Feast Fit for the Gods

Onam festival is never complete without the grand, three-course, traditional vegetarian lunch called Onasadya. It is one meal to be experienced at least once in a lifetime!...

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Vallamkali - Resplendent Water Regattas of Kerala Vallamkali - Resplendent Water Regattas of Kerala

Experience the excitement in the air as the placid backwaters of Kerala turn into race tracks and bear witness to a frenzied water regatta....

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Tourism News
Isolated Blooming of Rare Neelakurinji in Munnar Infuses Enthusiasm in the Tourism Sector

Neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthiana), a rare shrub that blooms once in 12 years, surprised travellers by flowering years ahead of its schedule in certain parts of the Western Ghats in Idukki....

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Mini Train Nearing Completion in Veli Tourist Village

Soon you can indulge in a joy ride in a mini train modelled in the form of a vintage steam engine at Veli in Thiruvananthapuram. This Veli Miniature Railway project lets you travel through the scenic locales of Veli in the mini-train...

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Kerala Tourism Begins Farming on Fallow Land

A one-acre unused plot at Akkulam in Thiruvananthapuram has been turned into a plantain farm. The banana farming project has been undertaken on the land owned by the Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala at Akkulam....

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Kerala Arts and Craft Village Nears Completion

With the aim of promoting the rich cultural and artistic heritage of Kerala and improving the livelihood of artists and artisans in the state, an ethnic village is being readied at Vellar, Thiruvananthapuram...

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Kolumban Smarakam in Idukki Gears up for Inauguration

Chemban Kolumban, the Adivasi leader who was instrumental in changing the course of history by discovering the site for the Idukki Hydro Electric Project (IHEP) gets a memorial...

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Kerala Tourism to Come up with Relief Package for the Industry

Kerala Tourism is all set to come up with more financial packages and relief for the tourism sector. Kerala will also be promoted as a safe and hygienic destination for prospective tourists....

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Champakulam Race Called off

The Champakulam Moolam Boat Race, which marks the beginning of the boat race season in Kerala, has been called off following the COVID-19 pandemic....

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