Events in Trivandrum not only reflect to the ones that are private but so the ones that are public. If you are organising an event in Trivandrum or Thiruvananthapuram as they call it or trying to find one near you, here are some of the famous venues that you might want to consider looking for.
Situated near the Napier Museum and Zoo in the heart of the Trivandrum city, Kanakakkunnu Palace is an amazing venue for all those who want to attend the cultural and traditional programs in Trivandrum which are mostly conducted by the Department of Tourism of Kerala. Along with that, various exhibitions and festivals are also conducted here.
Nisha Gandhi Auditorium:
Nisha Gandhi Auditorium is situated inside the premises of the Kanakakkunnu Palace near the Napier Museum and Zoo in Trivandrum city. The all India Dance festival is held annually in this same open air auditorium. The festival is itself named as Nisha Gandhi festival due to the fact that it is held in this auditorium. This auditorium is spacious and has the capacity to entertain a large number of guests. the auditorium is currently being renovated.
The Senate Hall is located in the university of Kerala campus Palayam. Due to its location which is so close to the youth as well as accessible by them, many cultural, art as well other professional conferences are held in this hall. It was recently being renovated in 2010, with increasing the capacity, cctv cameras have also been installed.
VJT Hall also known as the Victoria Jubilee Town hall, was built to commemorate the golden jubilee of the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1896 and was inaugurated by Sree Moolam Thirunal Rama Varma. It is famous for its architecture and the art of the colonial era. The hall also has a balcony and large space to entertain a lot of people at the same time. It is very spacious and airy due to the large doors and windows.
Located just opposite the famous padmanabhswamy temple is the Theerthapada Mandapam, where religious, cultural and traditional events are held almost throughout the year. Tourists can visit the theerthpada mandapam when they visit the padmanabhswamy temple in the east fort area in Trivandrum city. It has its walls painted and the auditorium is airy and spacious.
Vyllopilli Samskrithi Bhavan:
Vyloppilli Samskrithi Bhavan, situated in Thiruvananthapuram is a Multi-Purpose Cultural Complex (MPCC) functioning as a cultural institution under the Department of Culture, Government of Kerala.it has a cultural museum, koothambalam(closed hall for ritualistic art forms of Kerala), dance/music/conference hall, nrithamandapam as well as an open air