Exhibitions in Thiruvananthapuram are integral to its culture, embodying the rich cultural tradition and trend of the region. Held annually at important venues across the town it offers a unique opportunity to the local people as well as visitors in the city to explore the ethnic values and cultural wealth that are made explicit in the objects displayed at these exhibitions. Ranging from handicrafts and handloom products to food items and furnishings – all categories of essential items are displayed for sale at the exhibitions in Thiruvananthpuram. Many exhibitions in Thiruvananthapuram also cover serious and relevant issues that are of concern for the masses in general.
Annual Onam Exhibition of Handloom And Handicrafts At Trivandrum
The Annual Onam Exhibition of Handloom and Handicrafts is organised in Thiruvananthapuram where representatives from the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Gujarat participate. Various types of exquisite handloom products and handicrafts made of metal, wood, brass and bamboo, indigenous to these states are put on display for sale. Every year a state emporium representing a state organizes the event at Jawahar Balabhavan.
Onam Trade Fair & Exhibition of Kerala Tourism
Onam Trade Fair & Exhibition of Kerala Tourism displays an extensive array of handloom products, handicraft items, jewellery pieces, electronic goods, home appliances, toys and various other items of everyday utility. This shopping exhibition features other attractions like entertainment zones, playing area for kids and a food court.
Kerala State Rubber Cooperative Limited organises the Rubco Exhibition at Jawahar Balbhavan in the months of August and September. A wide range of furniture for home and office are displayed here for sale. The displayed items include almirahs, beds tables, study tables and computer tables. Mattresses are also exhibited for sale along with different types of RUBCO products, which comprise of polyurethane footwear, colourful slippers, natural oil and virgin coconut oil.
Ashtanga is an exhibition organised in Thiruvananthapuram associated with the age-long practice and uses of ayurveda, its importance in healing, familiarity with medicinal plants, understanding of science and various other factors related to ayurvedic and scientific healing. The event provides an exclusive platform for emphasising on the eight important elements of Ayurveda.
Gurukul - The Complete Trade Expo On Education Career and Placement
Gurukul - The Complete Trade Expo On Education Career and Placement is organised annually in Thiruvananthapuram to include many academic sessions associated with different fields of education and career. Students from their specific fields of study are offered the opportunity to participate in these interactive sessions along with other fellow students and professional academicians. More than 150 academic institutions, leading universities, government organisations, international universities, admission counsellors, career counsellors and placement agencies participate in this event, which feature for the prospective professionals the conveniences of career building seminars, career counselling, discussions, workshops, open forums and paper presentations.