One Day Workshop on”Nattarivu samrakshanam Paitrikathilekkulla Kalvaipu”
A One day Workshop on “NATTATIVU SAMRAKSHANAM. PAITRIKATHILEKKULLA KALVAIPU”, was conducted by M.G University Student Services & Folklore Club Al-Ameen College, Edathala, Aluva. The official inauguration of the programme was conducted by Dharmaraj Advatt ( Vice –Chancellor Sanskrit University). He talked at length about folklore traditions and revived the lost traditions of folklore. The meeting was presided over by Prof.M.B Sasidharan, Principal, Al-Ameen College. He described about different Theyyam forms and other folk arts today and stressed on the need to introduce it to the students and bring them to the forefront by popularizing the folklore among the students of the campuses. Prof .Sabuji, an exponent of the folklore was the key speaker of the workshop. He was concerned about losing traditions of folklore and spoke about the importance of keeping the folklore forms alive. Sri.Sreejith Meloor conducted an exhibition (65 varieties) related to the various Theyyam forms in north Malabar region. After that Pulluvan Pattu, Arabanamuttu, Nadanpattu were performed. After each performance, a group discussion followed which was enthralling by the participation of students. The success of the workshop was marked by the participation of 21 students from 10 other colleges under M G University. The feedback of the programme clearly envisages the message that was conveyed to the student community.