Carving the silence of the Tree Bark

Trivandrum based artist Reshma Thomas recently exhibited her latest installments titled ‘Secret Metamorphosois’, a collection of ‘Bark’ paintings at Golf Club, Trivandrum.

The event was inaugurated by Dr.Meena T Pillai, B.Arundathi, G.Venugopal and Unni R.

Her canvas gracefully speaks about the power of transformation and emotions that we go through in life. Her latest works gives us a closer look to understand the beauty, shapes and toughness of bark in trees, which reflects the transformation it had gone through in each season and in all weather. The tree barks and colors used in each canvas tell a unique story, letting us explore the deeper perspective of life.

The exhibition held from 18th to 21st featured 40 paintings and used tree barks of Mahogany and Anjili. A photography contest titled “Changing Perspectives” was also held as part of the exhibition and the first place was bagged by P.Abhijith.

Hillsong London Beach Concert

Hillsong Live

Happening---------------The Movement, a volunteer mobilization platform that aims to bridge the underprivileged to the gifts, talents and resources of the privileged, is hosting a live musical concert by Hillsong Live; with a caption “Say No to Violence, Yes to Music”. The event will be held in Shangumugham Beach, Trivandrum, on 16th December from 5pm onward. You mustn't miss it! Video courtesy: Hillsong Live In Trivandrum#HillsongLive #Trivandrum #musicalconcert #musicband #Internationalband #16thDecember #ShangumughamBeach #creamlife #thisiscreamlife

Posted by CREAM LIFE on Friday, December 1, 2017
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The Movement, a volunteer mobilization platform that aims to bridge the underprivileged to the gifts, talents, and resources of the privileged, is hosting a live musical concert by Hillsong Live; with a caption “Say No to Violence, Yes to Music”. The event will be held at Central Stadium, Statue Junction, Trivandrum, on 16th December from 5 pm onwards.

Kochi digital summit

CM Pinarayi Vijayan unveiled the logo of the digital summit for positioning Kerala as a hub for digital innovation. The event was held in Trivandrum on 28th November.

Top business leaders from across the world will come together for a summit titled ‘#Future’, to discuss trends, realities and the future to position Kerala as a hub for digital innovation. The two day event will be held on 22nd and 23rd March in Kochi.

The Odyssee in India

Alliance Francaise de Trivandrum is organizing a Cello concert ‘L’Odyssee de I’Inde’ by a world-renowned French cellist Sonia Weider-Atherton, on 24th November at 6:30pm at Vyloppilli Samskriti Bhavan. The musical concert is organized as part of the Indo-French cultural exchange festival ‘Bonjour India’.

IFFK to host ‘Empowerment of Women in Cinema Workshop’

The 22nd edition of International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) has geared up to host a two-day workshop on ‘Empowerment of Women in Cinema Workshop’, to facilitate greater participation of women filmmakers and technicians.  The workshop will be held during the course of the festival from 12th to 13th of December.

‘Empowerment of Women in Cinema Workshop’ is organized by IFFK in corporation with Basil Content Media.

Applications for the workshop are now available on or for download.

CII CSR Coffee Table Book Release

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized a session on ‘Building a Better Society’ on 8th November, at Hotel Hilton Garden Inn, Trivandrum. The session was held in connection to make Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) a powerful part of every profit-making organization or social building. In this regard, Dr. Shashi Tharoor officially released the book titled ‘CII CSR Coffee Table Book’ in the presence of Dr. Divya S Iyer IAS and other senior government officials.

22nd IFFK from 8th – 15th December

The city is cleaning up to host the most prestigious movie event – The International Film Festival of Kerala. Held in December every year, the 22nd edition has quite some showstoppers under its sleeve. International competitors include German and Iranian movies along with entries from Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan. Indian films Newton (Hindi) and Village Rockstars (Assamese), two Malayalam movies- Aedan and Randuper have been enlisted for competition. Malayalam Cinema Today segment will showcase movies like Angamaly Diaries and Take Off from popular genre along with other off beat films. Delegate registration will open in the second week of November.

Tune your evening with Job Kurian

Popular singer Job Kurian is performing live on 9th November at 6:30 PM, which will be followed by an ethnic wear fashion show by techies. The event is organized by Natana in association with

Cake Mixing Ceremony by the Leela Raviz Kovalam

The Leela Raviz Kovalam, has brought alive the spirit of the Christmas by gracefully hosting the annual ‘Cake Mixing Ceremony’ at The Tides restaurant. The event held on 4th November was attended by all corporate associates of the Leela Raviz group in the presence of celebrated actress Priyanka Nair, who joined the cake mixing ceremony with the staff and guests.

‘The Great Bowl of China’ at the Leela Raviz

The Leela Raviz, Kovalam welcomes all with a grand spread of Chinese delicacies from 1st to 10th November. Part of the Epicurean Planet, a ten day culinary indulgence fest at the Leela every month from 1st -10th, ‘The Great Bowl of China’ will be held at The Tides, the pan Asian restaurant.

The Raviz chain’s prestigious hotel is managed by Leela Palace, hotelier giant in India known for their impeccable hospitality of international standards. The restaurant will have local Chinese themes – from décor to music to general demeanour. Live cooking stations are a major attraction, you can see experts whip up and plate your order in right in front of you. Not to mention the alluring Asian flavours that would fill the air with tender, yet signature aroma.

Chef Pascal, the architect of the culinary fest, will take you through a tastefully crafted gastronomic experience which will include his signature dishes like crackling spinach with roasted garlic, crispy congee lamb, double cooked pork spare ribs with spicy honey glaze, prawn hargow dumplings, pork belly bao, mapo tofu, sweet and sour pork, dandan noodles, burnt garlic fried rice and apple toffee.

To all Chinese food aficionados, the Leela Raviz welcomes you!

At:                               The Tides – Pan Asian Restaurant by the beach, Kovalam

Date:                          November 1st – 10th

Time:                         7pm-11pm

Price:                         INR 1,490 + Taxes per person

Menu:                        A la Carte

USP:                           Live Stir Fry counter

For Reservations:  Call 7902666655