Children’s Theatre Festival – CHITFOK

— Photos from the event are posted below. Scroll down 🙂 —

It was heartening to see along the railway station road, good-looking posters of something interesting. Especially when you come back home after being away for some days. Not just the posters of Amen, but CHITFOK – a Children’s Theatre Festival.

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Scheduled for 13th – 17th April 2013, everyday at 6.30 pm, the festival is organized by our local National Award winner Mr. Joshy Mathew. He has been actively involved with children’s theatre/art/film for long now.

Entry to the event is not restricted but regulated. You can contact Mr. Joshy Mathew to get the free entry tickets (+91 944 705 6416).
Also, tickets will most probably be available at the venue during the event.

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Go over to The Hindu for more information and schedule of plays.
An excerpt from the article:

The five-day festival would open with the Chavittu Natakam ‘Thoma Sleeha Charitham’ to be presented by students of St George’s Higher Secondary School, Kaipuzha.

The following plays will be performed over the course of the five days:
‘Ponmanathu Manikal’, which will be presented by children’s theatre group Arangasree, Thanjavoor, Tamil Nadu;
‘Heddaynana’ by Koshika, Uduppi, Karnataka;
‘Akasha Paravakal’ by Navarang, Palakkad;
‘Chipko Chikpko’ by Mazhavallu, Kochi;
‘Kuttiyum Salabhavaum’ by Rangaprabhath, Thiruvananthapuram,;
‘Cocoon’ by Suhruth Nataka Kalari, Vithura;
‘Lutappi’ by Navyug, Kottayam.

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From ‘Ponmanathu Manikal’ by Arangasree, Tanjore

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From ‘Thomasleeha Charitham’ (chavittu nadakam) by St. George HSS, Kaipuzha.
(This team has won 1st place with A grade at the State Youth Festival 2012-13)

Kerala State Football Championship

47th Kerala State Senior Football Championship (inter-district) is live and kicking at the floodlit Nehru Stadium, Nagampadam. The championship will run for 10 days with the Finals on Sunday, 3rd April 2011.

The opening match saw Team Wayanad triumph over Team Thiruvananthapuram (3-0). Kottayam’s first match is against Alappuzha, on Saturday, 26th at 06:00 pm

Kottayam entered the finals beating Wayanad  in a match that reached a tie-breaker (5-3). In the finals, Kottayam will take on Kollam, who beat Ernakulam in the second semi final (2-0). The final match is scheduled for 06:00 pm at the Floodlit Nehru Stadium, Nagampadam.

Kollam won the championship beating Kottayam in the finals (4-0).