Sunday, September 7, 2008

Some Glimpses from the “Pookkalam” ( Flower arrangement) competition held at my college, in association with the Onam Celebrations. HAPPY ONAM..!!















































































For my non-keralite friends who doesnt know what it is... see here -
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onam









45 comments:

  1. ഈ ഓണക്കാലത്ത് ഇതു പോലെ ഒരു നല്ല ഓണക്കാഴ്ച ഒരുക്കിയതിനു ആദ്യമേ നന്ദി പറയട്ടേ... കലാലയ ജീവിതത്തിലെ ഓണക്കാലങ്ങളും ആ സമയത്തെ സന്തോഷങ്ങളും ആഘോഷങ്ങളും എല്ലാം ഓര്‍മ്മിപ്പിച്ചു, ഈ പോസ്റ്റ്. പൂക്കളമൊരുക്കുന്നതിന്റെ ചിത്രങ്ങള്‍ തുടക്കം മുതല്‍ കൊടുത്തിരിയ്ക്കുന്നതിനാല്‍ ആ കൂട്ടത്തിലെവിടെയോ നിന്നു കൊണ്ട് നിങ്ങളുടെയെല്ലാം കൂടെ ആ ആഘോഷത്തില്‍ പങ്കു ചേര്‍ന്ന ഒരു ഫീല്‍ കിട്ടി.

    ജീവിതത്തില്‍ ആദ്യമായി തിരുവോണദിവസം വീട്ടിലെത്താന്‍ കഴിയാത്തതിന്റെ ചെറിയൊരു വിഷമം മനസ്സിലുള്ളതു കൊണ്ട് ഇത്തരം കാഴ്ചകള്‍ കൂടുതല്‍ സന്തോഷം തരുന്നു...

    എന്നാലും ഓരോ പൂക്കളങ്ങളുടേയും ചിത്രങ്ങള്‍ വെവ്വേറെ എടുത്ത് അവസാനം അവയും കൂടെ കൊടുത്തിരുന്നെങ്കില്‍ കുറച്ചു കൂടി നന്നാകുമായിരുന്നു.

    എന്തായാലും ഓണാശംസകള്‍ നേരുന്നു...
    :)

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  2. simply superb! excellent cultural exhibition ... nicely captured! Thanks for sharing:-)

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  3. manasu nirayunna nanmayude kulir kazhchakal sammanicha priya kuttukarikku onasamsakal
    pinne ee manohara kazhchakal bloganmarkkumathilude lokathinumsammanichathinu nanni

    so thanks

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  4. Dear Sree
    Thank you... But it was the competition time, and we were not allowed to go near all the ppookkalams before judgement... so couldnt take close up shots...
    :)
    Happy Onam..!
    :)

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  5. Dear Abhi,
    Thank you soo much... So happy to hear that you liked it...!!
    :)

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  6. Dear Prajesh,
    Thank you thank you.. dear friend..!!
    :)

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  7. Happy Onam shades...I thought of asking why there are no close upshots of the photos.... you've answered it already...:)

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  8. algia...nostalgia!onam and sree chitra!!

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  9. Nicely shot from the top... It seems it was a grand celebration.

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  10. Sreenath,
    Thank you.. Wishing you the same..!!
    :)

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  11. Md Dear,
    Come back, and be a part of the festive mood... that's the best analgesic you can have now..!

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  12. Dear Innervision,
    Thanks... yeah, true, this is a grand and most awaited event of every Keralite..!!
    :)

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  13. I Never seen such a beautiful Onam Visual from a Bird's Eye View till this 30th year of kerala Life.
    Beautiful Montage.
    Happy Onam

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  14. Dear Ghostie..
    I am happy.. beyond words.. to read such a generous comment from a real artist.
    Thanks....
    and Happy Onam..!

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  15. This is quite simply spectacular - beautiful photos..:)

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  16. This is quite simply spectacular - beautiful photos..:)

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  17. Dear "Here, there.."
    Thank you so much, friend... welcome..! So happy to know you enjoyed it..!

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  18. Absolutely beautiful photo's Shades, such gorgeous designs.. :)

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  19. Truly beautiful pics dear..

    Thanks for sharing:)

    Take care

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  20. Eric,
    yes, dear... its something that demands excellent teamwork , co-ordination and concentration.. and the competition spirit added to it.. all were doing their utmost efforts to make their item the best....

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  21. Samri..
    Where have you been, darling..??
    Happy to see u in this festive time... and Season's Greetings..!!
    :)

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  22. good snaps... the aerial view idea to include all the pookkalams is really good.

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  23. Dear Kichu n Chinnu,
    Thank you, friends..!
    Happy Onam...!!
    :)

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  24. This is lovely. Happy Onam, dear Shades :-)

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  25. Ash,
    Thank you... Happy Onam...!!
    :)

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  26. Very nice insight into the celebration. I'm from Malaysia, we're a multi-racial country so fortunately I get the opportunity to enjoy the festivities. In public places I can see beautiful onapookkalam designs.

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  27. Dear 'share my point of view',
    Welcome, friend..!
    Thanks a lot for your visit and the good words...!
    :)

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  28. You're welcomed and oh, "Was it Worth a Visit? :)"

    It definitely is!

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  29. OHH... Happy to see you again, 'Share my point of view'...
    and thanks a lot, again....!!!
    :)
    :)

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  30. i think i have seen it in one of the challenges in the amazing race asia. quite beautiful shades.

    thanks also for the birthday greetings. i truly appreciate it.

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  31. ഉയരത്തില്‍ നിന്ന് ഇങനെ കാണുന്നത് ആദ്യമായാണ്!ഇഷ്ട്ടപ്പെട്ടു!ഓണാശംസകള്‍....

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  32. Ponnonam Greetings to you and your family, girl.

    I am looting your photos to make Onam greeting Cards to send to friends. Hope you won't sue me for Copyrights violation!!

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  33. ഓണാശംസകള്‍ :)
    And good collection of pookalam shots.

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  34. We have such competetions on Pongal in TN.
    i appreciate the efforts and enthusiasm and the spirit of Onam behind all the beautiful designs
    Happy ONAM to you Shades

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  35. Dear Lawstude..
    Thank you, dear friend..!
    :)

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  36. Santhoshettaa..
    Aduthu pokaan permission illaathathu kondaanu mukalil ninnu eduthath...
    :)
    thank you...!

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  37. Dear Maddy,
    oh, no problem at all, friend.. and i'm happy to know that someone uses it, as long as i'm informed..!!
    :)

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  38. Dear Rauf,
    Thanks... So happy to see you, friend..!
    :)

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  39. adutha post idaan samayam aayi,de.update,dear.

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  40. Evide?? Suganthanne?? oru kollamaayee almost. Ponnonam greetings ellovarkkum. Hope and wish you are doing great.

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