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Thakazhi home > Birth centenary celebrations of thakazhi siva sankara pillai

90-day-long centenary celebrations orgnaised by Thakazhi Samaraka Samithy.

Seminars in 20 schools in alappuzha district with focus on short stories of the great story teller .

A week-long literary festival organised by the Thakazhi Samaraka Samithi in connection with the birth centenary of the legendary writer and Jnanpith laureate late Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai will be held at his house at Sankaramangalam near here from april 10th to 17th 2012.

April 10th 2012

floral tribute at the ‘smrithi mandapam' in the morning.

memorial meeting KPCC president Ramesh Chennithala will inaugurate.

Screening of a documentary on the writer.

April 11th 2012

Various competitions for students.
A discussion on the Thakazhi's novel Chemmeen- inaugurated by writer Sethu.

april 12th
Contests on short story and versification, followed by singing contest of songs from films based on Thakazhi's novels.

a discussion on the novel Randidangazhi- Writer K.L. Mohanavarma will inaugurate

A Kathakali performance with ‘Pareekkutty' and ‘Karuthamma' of Thakazhi's novel Chemmeen as characters.


April 13th 2012

discussion on the topic, ‘Thakazhi and his wife Katha as the best models of family life-Former MP C.S. Sujatha will inaugurate.

discussion on Thakazhi's novel Thottiyude Makan (Scavenger's son).

April 14th 2012

debate on the writer's famous novel Kayar (Coir). Kerala Sahitya Akademi president Perumbadavom Sreedharan will inaugurate

April 15 th 2012
A discussion on the novel Enippadikal (ladder), exhibition of agricultural implements and presentation of folk songs .

April 16th 2012

A quiz on the literary world of Thakazhi .
a discussion on the social responsibility of the writer- Former Minister V.M. Sudheeran will inaugurate .
‘rural essence in Thakazhi's writings, moderated by Writer Chemmanam Chacko
Staging of Randidangazhi by Kannur-based Sanghachetana.

April 17th 2012

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will inaugurate the birthday meeting and Minister for Culture K.C. Joseph will inaugurate a website on the occasion.

Sheela and K.P.A.C. Lalitha, actors who have performed in films based on Thakazhi's novels, will be honoured by Union Minister of State for Power K.C. Venugopal on the occasion.







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