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Top Kerala artistes perform in Oman

Muscat: Prominent artistes from Kerala recently performed Thayambaka in Oman. The chenda is one of the most popular musical instruments used in the southern Indian state of Kerala. It is used in classical, folk and contemporary art forms. Times of Oman, 6 days ago

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New Indian Express, 4 months ago
The Week, 4 months ago

When thayambaka rained down on Kolathur

Venue: Thooppamkavu Bhagavathy temple, Kolathur, Thrissur; Time: 10.13am, 15-09-2014 Sukapuram Dileep, a noted chenda artist, bowed low to an applauding crowd as he set a new record by performing double thayambaka continuously for 102 hours and 14 ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

A burst of rhythmic thunder

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu The melams are performed during the launch of showrooms, functions and festivals — Photo: K. V. Srinivasan Chenda melam and singari melam from Kerala are increasingly popular in the city In a ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

The drum that changed their destiny

The Hindu Swaralayam performs at Dakshinchitra, Muttukadu. Photo: M.Karunakaran TOPICS Playing the chenda, a percussion instrument, has transformed the lives of the members of Swarnalayam, an all-women Singari melam troupe Three years ago, ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
New Indian Express

201st Chenda Performance by 13-yr-old Raman

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: When friends call Ramakrishnan Chenda Raman, it is not to make fun of him. It is an affirmation of his talent at performing the Thayambaka. On Monday, the 13-year-old performed his 201st show at Kanakakkunnu. Ramakrishnan is ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

Asura vadyam chenda ushers in Onam

Chenda vidwan Mattannur Sankarankutty performs along with son at a live demonstration (file pic) Onam follows heavy raindrops in the months of Edavam, Mithunam and Karkidakam. The cycle of festivities starts in Chingam with the harvest and both ...
 Deccan Chronicle3 weeks ago

The Onam artistes

For a few men and women- the modern Mahabali, the pot-bellied pulikkali artiste, the Onathappan maker and the melam artiste - Onam is a time for hard work and extra bucks Every Onam, guys endowed with a big belly are in demand to dress up as ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Fans gear up for maestro's birthday in Kochi

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Chenda maestro Mattannur Sankarankutty Marar (left) and actor Jayaram exchange pleasantries on Monday. Photo: Vipin Chandran Sankarankutty showered praises on Jayaram for his dedication to ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Percussion Maestro Mattanur Sankarankutty Honoured  New Indian Express1 month ago

India: The melting pot of cultures

A three-day cultural festival of traditional dances of South Asia was organised in the Capital by SAARC Cultural Centre (SCC) in Colombo that started off on 26 September in the Capital at the premises of Sangeet Natak Akademi. Packed with a range ...
 Millennium Post1 day ago Delhi to host SAARC traditional dance festival from today  TruthDive4 days ago
Sakaal Times

Onam celebrated with colour, fervour

Pune Camp: The area was transformed into a mini-Kerala when hundreds of mundu and mundu-veshti (traditional Kerala clothing) clad men and women got under one roof for Onam celebrations at the Alpa Bachat Bhavan in the city on Sunday. The air was ...
 Sakaal Times2 weeks ago
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