Sivaparvathy Cultural Society, a society registered under Travancore Charitable Societies Act ( T 1448/2010) with the objective to promote and sustain cultural, religious, charitable, educational, and literary activities, and to provide a forum for exchanging ideas and views with various national and international organizations of similar interest. Various social programs are held throughout the year to preserve and cultivate our fine and treasured culture and also undertake other activities pertaining to the objectives of the Society, like organizing yearly CHILANKA RURAL FEST, with view to take classical art and dance forms to the rural areas and give local residents and opportunity to familarise with art forms. This will showcase various performances in various forms of art and culture where we intent to rope in famous panel of artist, personalities, celebrities and scholars for make its successful event year after year. We have affiliations with Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy and Kerala Folklore Academy.
Society also gives special emphasis to promote National, International and intercultural exchange and cooperation in the cultural and art sphere and pay particular attention the rights of children and youth to culture.
As part of this sivaparvathy cultural society started conducting festivals in association with different Govt and non Govt Organizations like Tourism Department, Govt Of Kerala, Lions clubs International etc, in Rural areas by adding several activities and programmes to promote art and culture in Rural areas.
The activities for the year 2015 kick started with release of the Chilanka Rural Fest 2015 logo by the Hon. Home Minister Mr Ramesh Chennithala in November 2014.
Chilanka Rural Fest 2015 was held at Ras Auditorium Venjaramood on 9th and 10th of January 2015. The programme was inaugurated by Mr V.S Sivakumar Hon. Minister for Health and Devaswom. Later Bharatanatyam Dance Competition was held which was participated by a number of students. The competition was reviewed by 2 judges who were the faculty of Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai who also enlightened the participants and the audience on Bharatanatyam and its aspects.
The second and the last day of the fest started by inauguration by Mr Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan Hon. Minister for Forest and Transport Mr V M Sudheeran was the chief guest. As one of our important project "Sponsor A Child" was inaugurated and 5 students from poor families were selected to persue dance under the guidance of kalakshetra Malavika till arangetam. Eminent personalities were adorned for their contribution in the field of arts and culture. Awards and cash prize were given to the winners in the dance competition. The programme was followed by the Mohiniyattam performance by Ms Jaya Prabha Menon and crew and concluded by the performance of Kalakshetra Malavika and students of Siva Parvathy Dance School.
Chilanka Rural Fest 2016 started with the logo launch by Hon.Chief Minister of Kerala Mr Oommen Chandy in November. Chilanka Rural Fest 2016 was held at Ras Auditorium and Govt HSS Venjaramood for 3 days on January 8,9 and 10. A book fair by Bhasha Institute, Balasahitya institute, Sasthra Sahitya Parishath, exhibition of Nilambur Clay Arts, RK Painting, Bamboo Craft and Health Expo by Indian Medical Association(IMA) and Nammude Aarogyam was inaugurated at the school premises on 8th of January 2016.
Cultural programme which was inaugurated by Her Highness princess Aswathi Thirunal Gouri Lekshmi Bayi and the chief guest was Mr Sashi Kumar(Asianet Founder). Kathak performance by Smt Manisha Gulyani in collaboration with ICCR and Bharathanatyam by Kalakshetra Malavika and team was held. The valedictory function was held at the school premises which was inagurated by Shri Palode Ravi (deputy speaker, Govt of kerala) and Mr V Madhusoodanan Nair (poet) was the guest of honour. "Sponsor A Child" as one of the important project of sivaparvathy cultural society. This year the society has selected 3 students who are suffering from dyslexia from Travancore National school. The function was followed and concluded with the temple art forms like kootiyattam by Margi and Mudiyettu by Keezhillam Unni krishnan and party.
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