Kerala government sponsored folk arts and exhibition-cum-marketing festival 'Gaddika,' will be held at PONNANI in Malappuram district from 2018 February 11 to 19.
The programme has been organised by the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and KIRTADS Departments . It was being conducted to introduce traditional art forms and craftsmanship of the tribal communities to people.
As many as 80 stalls by different individuals and societies would be put up during the 9-day event at Ponnani, MGM Government Higher Secondary School ground.
Handicrafts by traditional artisans, traditional tribal medical system and steam bath, among others would be introduced at the event. Ministers, MPs, MLAs, cultural leaders, cine stars and artists, among others, would participate.