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The Cochin Carnival Unveiled

Author Name: Neha Agness Francis | Format: Paperback | Genre : Educational & Professional | Other Details

Carnivalesque Rereading of the Cochin Carnival’ makes an interesting write-up on Cochin Carnival which has served as the heart and soul of the culture of Cochin. The Cochin Carnival is held in Fort Kochi every year, which is marked by unforgettable and unlimited fun. The highlight of the carnival, the burning of papanji is a special tradition which made inroads to many other similar festivals all around Kerala.

Read more and understand how a small beach fest, which was started by a group of youngsters then, Fort Kochi served to be the beginning of the legacy which the Kochi citizens still continue to celebrate to the fullest every year. As you go through this book, you will earn more about the deep connection of this festival towards the culture and traditions of Kerala, especially Cochin which was ruled by different European powers in the past. You will know that Cochin has always accepted the best and rejected was inappropriate.

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Neha Agness Francis

Neha Agness Francis has worked as Assistant Professor in Dept of English at Rajagiri Viswajyothi College of Arts & Applied Sciences & KMEA Engineering College, as well as in Dept of Psychology at St. Teresa’s College. Along with serving in teaching & counselling, she has always been a continuous learner looking forward to improving herself. But her expertise in Cochin Carnival comes from her own life, as she was born & brought up only a few kilometres from the location of the carnival.

There was always a certain amount of curiosity for her in relation to the location & the event with which she grew up. She has also completed a project related to the same during her post-graduation. Being an expert in multiple fields, she could take a deep exploration of the festival beyond the common man’s viewpoint.