Dushyant Ashok

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Podcast on History, Heritage and Food of Coorg

Podcast on History, Heritage and Food of Coorg

I came across a very interesting Podcast featuring Kaveri Ponnapa. I have know Kaveri for a few years now and she is very passionate about the heritage and history of Coorg. All of that comes out wonderfully in her book,  ” The Vanishing Kodavas “. Also a very passionate foodie, her blog at Kaveriponnapa.com is…

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Hockey in my Blood raises 6.5 Lakh from Donors

Hockey in my Blood raises 6.5 Lakh from Donors

Since I last wrote about it in March, Sandhya Kumar’s Hockey in My Blood Project has raised around 6.5 Lakhs from donors at Orangestreet.in . The project is still short of 1 lakh, with 2 weeks left. Donors interested in funding can visit : https://www.orangestreet.in/projects/hockey The funds will be utilized to edit the 60+ hours of footage…

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Hockey in my Blood – Help fund the project

Hockey in my Blood – Help fund the project

A still from the film I came across a very interesting documentary film in the pipeline about  Kodava Hockey Festival by Sandhya Kumar. Sandhya through the documentary aims to showcase the festival and the love for Hockey among Kodavas and hopefully rekindle the pride that that hockey once held among sport lovers in the country.…

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The Coorg Ballad – I Am A Mountaineer

The Coorg Ballad – I Am A Mountaineer

Image: 19th Century Coorg(Kodava), BMA C-30.69.030 The Ballad was sung by young Coorgs(Kodavas) during the Kailpodh Festival. I have put it as documented by Richter, with edits. [quote style=”1″]To the taste of “Young Coorg” the Kaylmurta is the most glorious of all festivals and the popular song of the Coorg Mountaineer does full justice to this…

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