This New Year's eve, get ready to be enchanted as differently-abled artists set the stage on fire with their spell binding performances. In line with their efforts to promote accessible tourism, a unique cultural eve to ring in 2017 is being planned by Kerala Tourism.
This year's celebration focuses on 'Tourism For All- promoting universal accessibility', based on the theme chosen by United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) to celebrate World Tourism Day 2016.
The highlight of the event organised by Kerala Tourism and District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) in association with Bharat Bhavan is a mega lineup of differently-abled artists who will enthrall the audience with their exceptional talents. Further a barrier free zone will be set up at the venue. The thrust is on ensuring universal accessibility in tourism.
Several mesmerising programmes are being planned in association with this. A skit and a satirical performance conveying anti-drug message will be staged by Artist Jobi along with a group of short statured artists. The event will also feature stellar dance performances as the artists shake a leg to the beats from popular Indian movies and international musical albums. This unique cultural extravaganza will be held at Police Grounds, Thycaud, on December 31st from 7 pm and will continue till 12 am on January 1st.
Programmes will begin at 7.00 pm
Internationally recognised artist Mr. Prasanth Chandran's captivating keyboard performance and other acts such as calendar making, prediction of temperature and so on.
Fusion music performance by blind artist Muthu and party
Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi performance by accomplished dancer Vandana, a one-legged dancer
Cycle dance performance by short statured artist Sachin
Rope and contemporary dance by Shihabuddin
Dance performance by differently-abled artist Ashiq
Malayalam musical performance by blind artist Manu
Cultural programme by students of National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH)
Programme by transgenders
Performance by Thaikkudam Bridge