Saturday, 23 February, 2008
Magicians’ service to be used in water conservation mission: Premachandran
N.K. Premachandran, Minister, inaugurating the closing ceremony of Vazhakunnam day programmes. From left (Front row): Kerala Sangeeta Nataka Akademi Chairman, Murali, M.L.A., V. Sivankutty and senior magician, Cheerakuzhi Unnikrishnan. (Back row): Vazhakunnam Sankaranarayanan, Prof. Vadakkeppad, K.C. Thulasidasa Raja, Gopinath Muthukad and Secretary of Vailoppilli Samskriti Bhawan, K.S. Sudha.
Thiruvananthapuram: Water Resources Minister of Kerala, N.K. Premachandran has announced that his department was planning to explore the potentials of magical art in spreading the messages of water conservation in the State. He was inaugurating the closing ceremony of 25th Vazhakunnam memorial programmes here on 9th Feb.
KSNA Chairman’s promise
While giving his keynote address, Chairman of Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi (KSNA), Murali assured that the Akademi was pursuing to hold the Vazhakunnam memorial magic competitions under its aegis from next year onwards. An ingenious actor by himself, Mr. Murali during his animated speech also referred to his experiences of being stunned by the spell of magicians. The meeting was chaired by M.L.A., V. Sivankutty.