GENERAL

Corporation of Kochi: Council meeting, Council hall, 3 p.m.

Cochin International Airport Ltd.: Sivasankar, Director, Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala to inaugurate seminar on `Travel, tourism, hospitality and healthcare industries’, Main conference hall, CIAL, 9.30 a.m.

The Institution of Engineers (India) Cochin Local Centre: Technical presentation on `Engineering marvels-very long bridges in the world’, St. Benedict Road, 6 p.m.

M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai; Sacred Heart College: Media seminar `Outlook’10 media matters’, Fr. Melesium seminar hall, Sacred Heart College, Thevara, 9 a.m.

YMCA: Award presentation ceremony of 29th Ernakulam YMCA all Kerala painting competition, High Court Judge R. Basant to be the chief guest, YMCA International House, 6 p.m.

RLV College of Music and Fine Arts: `Transtrends 2010’, seminar on `Intervisuality-limitation/innovation/citation, cultural programme, Tripunithura, 9.30 a.m.

North Eastern Handicrafts & Handlooms Development Corporation Limited: District Collector M. Beena to inaugurate North East crafts fair, T.D.M. Hall, 10 a.m.

CULTURE

Ernakulam Public Library: Screening of English film `Elephant’ directed by Gus Van Sant, Library Hall, 6 p.m.

Peace Art Gallery: `Kaleido Strokes’ exhibition of paintings, Mattancherry, 10 a.m.

Durbar Hall Art Centre: Exhibition of paintings by Chandranandan; exhibition of paintings on Kailas and Murals by K. Sarada and Michel Manoj, 11 a.m.

RELIGION

Palluruthy Azhakiyakavu Bhagavathy Temple: Pattuthalappoli festival, Ottanthullal, 7 p.m.

Thamaramkulangara Sreedharmasastha Temple: Makaravilakku festival, Seeveli, pancharimelam, 9 a.m.; Aanayoottu, 1 p.m.; fireworks, 7.15 p.m.; Erattathayambaka by Kalamandalam Vinod and Kalamandalam Arun, 8.30 p.m.

Chinmaya Mission: Kadopanishad and Gita class, Nettepadam Road, 6 p.m.

FRIDAY

GENERAL

Samskara Sahithi: KPCC president Ramesh Chennithala to inaugurate seminar on `terrorism a social issue’; staging of drama `Marappalam’, Changampuzha Park, Edappally, 5 p.m.

Kerala Press Akademy: Mathai Manjooran commemorative lecture, Forest Minister Binoy Viswam to speak on `globalisation and working class’, Academy auditorium, Kakkanad, 11 a.m.

Nationalist Congress Party District Committee: Seminar against terrorism, Town Hall, 3 p.m.

St. Teresa’s College: Inauguration of exhibition, 11 a.m.; seminar on overseas education, 2 p.m.; talk on pain relief for elders, 5 p.m., College auditorium.

Kerala Mahila Sangham; State Women’s Commission: State seminar on `food security and women’, Agriculture Minister Mullakkara Ratnakaran to be the chief guest; noted Environmental activist Dr Vandana Shiva inaugurates; chairperson State Women’s Commission D. Sreedevi, delivers keynote address, Town Hall, 10 a.m.

CULTURE

Peace Art Gallery: `Kaleido Strokes’ exhibition of paintings, Mattancherry, 10 a.m.

Durbar Hall Art Centre: Exhibition of paintings by Chandranandan; exhibition of paintings on Kailas and Murals by K. Sarada and Michel Manoj, 11 a.m.

RELIGION

Palluruthy Azhakiyakavu Bhagavathy Temple: Pattuthalappoli festival, 7 a.m.

Chinmaya Mission: Narayaneeyam discourse, Nettepadam Road, 10 a.m.