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Bamboo cutting with tribal expertise

Bamboo cutting with tribal expertise

Have you always wanted to know how we harvested the bamboo used for the construction of our bamboo cottages? Please have a look at the pictures and the video to see for yourself the impressive tribal expertise in bamboo cutting. Our team harvested this bamboo in the...

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Bamboo log project workshop

Bamboo log project workshop

The month long design workshop of the Bamboo log project has finally come to a close. 26 architecture and design students participated, to produce some brilliant housing and furniture designs and plans. In the end we all realised that it was not about promoting bamboo...

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Jackfruit Festival | 2015

Jackfruit Festival | 2015

This year the Jackfruit Festival took place at Pookot Lake, Wayanad. Over three days more than a hundred recipes were presented to demonstrate the fantastic potential of jackfruits. Many people from Thrikkaipetta participated and cooked some delicious snacks and meals...

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Oothantulal and Theyyam

Oothantulal and Theyyam

Kerala is well known for its impressive and colourful ceremonies and traditions. Ottamthullal (or Ottanthullal, Malayalam: ഓട്ടന് തുള്ളല്, pronounced [oːʈːamt̪uɭːal]), is an ancient art form from Kerala. It was introduced in the 18th century by Kunchan Nambiar, one of...

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Housewarming

Housewarming

27 March 2015 was the day of the official housewarming of the Uravu Bamboo Grove. Most of the villagers of Thrikkaipetta came to see for themselves the uniqueness of the site and the wonderful work done by our bamboo workers and carpenters on the constructions with...

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Shri Himanshu Nanda in the Bamboo Grove

Shri Himanshu Nanda in the Bamboo Grove

On 4 April, Uravu Bamboo Grove had the honour to receive Shri Himanshu Nanda for a Banduri concert in the middle of the bamboo grove. Bamboo's association with music is perhaps timeless. Every year, we honour this ancient association of bamboo and music, with our...

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Video construction of Uravu Bamboo Grove

Video construction of Uravu Bamboo Grove

Vincent Weil worked as an intern for Uravu Eco Links from January to July 2015. When he arrived in Thrikkaipetta and discovered the resort, which was under construction, he instantly fell in love with it. He took his camera and recorded this short ‘behind the scenes’...

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Visit of the Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Tribes

Visit of the Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Tribes

On Saturday, 21 February 2015 we had the honour to welcome Ms P.K. Jayalakshmi, Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Tribes, Youth Affairs, Museums and Zoos to the premises of Uravu. She participated in “Mulayultsavam 2015”, the Bamboo Cluster Federation’s Annual...

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Tug of War Competition in Thrikkaipetta

Tug of War Competition in Thrikkaipetta

Sevens Kurishingal – the Thrikkaipetta tug of war team – organized this year’s all-Wayanad competition. We are really proud of Thrikkaipetta’s team, which made it to second place. The winning team (Nas Koliyadi) won the Rajan Memorial Trophy (worth 5000 Rs) sponsored...

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