Kerala Tourism is hosting an annual folk arts festival named Utsavam 2021. The festival which started on February 20, 2021, will last for seven days.
The folk festival will be celebrated across several districts in Kerala will be rich in tradition, folk charm, art, and other ritual practices.
This is the 13th edition of the festival which showcases the best of art and famous artists will be performing and showcasing the heritage and culture of the state that has been blooming for centuries.
According to the reports, the folk festival will have pro artists in their original form and Utsavam 2021 is meant to sustain, popularize and empower art forms of Kerala and concentrated on the ones which require attention.
The festival also provides a platform to the folk and culture artists especially for those who need attention and focus as many of the artists were rendered jobless due to lockdown and this festival acts as a hope of support to the artists hit by the covid-19 pandemic.
The festival will be hosted in 30 venues across the state. Utsavam is being hosted by Kerala Tourism, District Tourism Promotion Councils, Bharat Bhavan, and Kerala Folklore Academy.