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Kerala Tourism organises Carnatic Music Festival to woo tourists

Posted : 22 November 2017 04:01:12 | By TWO Bureau | Two Bureau

Kerala Tourism organises Carnatic Music Festival to woo tourists

In order to attract tourist footfall, DTPC Palakkad recently organised the week-long Kalpathy National Music Festival in association with the cultural department. The six-day festival was designed to promote the classical music as well as the culturally rich state of Kerala as a prime tourist destination.

A K Balan, Minister for Cultural Affairs, Kerala inaugurated the closing ceremony of this iconic cultural event on November 13. The opening ceremony of the event was inaugurated by M B Rajesh on Purandaradasa Day (November 8) and was presided over by Shafi Parambil, MLA.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. P Suresh Babu, IAS, District Collector and Chairman, DTPC Palakkad stated, “We want to promote “Kalpathy Sangeetholsavam” as one of the best music festivals in India and encourage tourists’ footfall at the pristine destinations of Kerala.”

During this weeklong vibrant music festival, various cultural programs were organised such as – vocal concerts by some of the prominent musicians, violin performance by R K Shreeramkumar and N M Brahmadathan, Mridangam performance by Srimushnam Rajarao and N Nagaraj followed by Ghatom performance by S V Ramani.

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