GENERAL

The Indus Entrepreneurs Kerala: Presentation by Mathukutty M. Monippally, Professor of Communications, IIM Ahmedabad on `Managerial influencing strategies’, Hotel Casino, 6.30 p.m.

National Institute of Personnel Management: Lecture meeting on `HR profession - perceptions of a trade union leader’, Mather Square, Ernakulam North, 6.30 p.m.

Book Release: Abdul Nasser Maudhany, chairman PDP to release book ‘Gandhi, Abdulla Gandhi, Godse’ written by K.M. Roy, journalist, Press Club hall, 12.30 p.m.

Elder Veterinarian’s Forum: Kerala elder vets’ meet-2009, Lotus Club auditorium, 10 a.m.

CULTURE

Kerala Lalithakala Akademi: Education Minister M.A. Baby to present Raja Ravi Varma Puraskaram 2008 to artist Gulam Mohammed Sheikh, Durbar Hall Art Centre, 6.30 p.m.

Chavara Culture Centre; Nomadic Theatre Group: Jose Chiramel commemorative meeting, Monastery Road, 6 p.m.

Karadi Tales: Workshop on ‘The joy of learning Hindi’, hotel Yuvarani Residency, M.G. Road, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

KCBC Media Commission: 22nd all Kerala Professional Drama Fest, POC, Palarivattom, 5.30 p.m.

Development Commissioner (Handicrafts); Kerala Artisans Development Corporation Ltd.: Gandhi Shilp Bazaar 200, Siva Temple ground, 10 a.m.

Kerala Lalithakala Akademi: Exhibition of paintings, David Hall, Fort Kochi, 10 a.m.

Gallery OED: Exhibition of art, Warriam Road, 11 a.m.

Paravur Municipality: International film festival, showing of films ‘Madhyavenal’, 9 a.m.; ‘Naalu Pennungal’, 11.30 a.m., Chithranjali Theatre; ‘We are Jazzmeen, 2.15 p.m.; ‘Reader’, 4.30 p.m., T.B. Hall.

RELIGION

Navarathri celebrations:

Poornatrayee Navaratri Mandapam Music Festival 2009: Vocal concert by Malini Hariharan, Education Minister M.A. Baby to participate, Rugmini Kalyana Mandapam, near Statue, 6 p.m.

Edappally Brahmana Samooham: Vocal concert by Gayathri Suresh, 7 p.m., Elamakkara Road.

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan: ‘Guruguhamahatmyam’ by Bhavan’s Adarsha Vidyalaya, Kakkanad, Bhavan’s Auditorium, TD Road, 5.30 p.m.

Ernakulam Karayogam: Dance programme by Kalamandalam Gopinath, TDM hall, 6.30 p.m.

Sreemahaganapathi Temple Trust: Sangeethanjali, North Kalamassery, 7 p.m.

Chinmaya Mission: Vedanta Vijnana course class, Nettepadam Road, 6 p.m.

Ramakrishna Math: Discourse on `Atmabodha’, Vytilla, 5 p.m.