Vanchipattu the boatmens' song
Vanchipattu is the traditional boat song of central Kerala. It is generally sung during religious occasions and snake boat races. Its accompanied by traditional persusion instruments.
vanchi pattu workshops are regularly held by the palliyoda seva sangham to keeep up the tradition.
The Palliyoda Seva Sanghom will organise a workshop on Vanchippattu in Aranmula from December 26 to 30, 2012 for students preparing for the State school arts festival.
Students who had qualified in the Vanchippattu contests at the sub-district- and district-level festivals across the State could participate in the workshop.
The registration fee is Rs. 750 a student. Food and accommodation will be provided. Interested students may call 9447 408260, 9995 866432 or (0468) 231 3010