The latest Events in Coorg

Huthri festival on December 3

Napoklu (Kodagu): Huthri, the harvest festival of Kodagu, will be celebrated on Dec.3. As per tradition, members of Bhakta Jana Sangha, 13 Thakkas of the district and elders assembled at Padi Igguthappa Temple recently and decided on the date of the festival.
Devara Kallacha Festival will be celebrated on Dec. 2. Read More


Dasara Sports meet to be conducted on 5th and 6th October

According to the report in Deccan Herald, the District Level Dasara Sports meet will be organized on 5th & 6th Oct. According to the Report;
Dasara Sports Committee President M D Sada Muddappa said Additional Deputy Commissioner M Sathish Kumar would flag off a marathon at General Thimmaiah Stadium. The district-level men’s Kabaddi will be held on October 8. Read More


‘Storm’ Front to hit Coorg

Music Festivals have become a toast of the country’s live entertainment scenario. With the audiences preferring music festivals and new travel destinations, the makers of the much coveted Storm Festival are creating an entire year’s musical engagement across India. Read More


Centenary Celebrations of Mercara Downs Golf Club to tee off today

Mercara Downs Golf Club, (MDGC) one of the oldest Golf Clubs in the country will be celebrating its 100th anniversary on December 12th & 13th 2014. Spread over two days, the celebrations will be presented by Cycle Pure Agarbattis. Read More


Kuppanda Clan gears up for the hockey festival, Releases brochure

Press release by Kuppanda family
The iconic Kodava Hockey Festival to be hosted by the Kuppanda Family (Nangala) in 2015, is gearing of to the BIGGEST festival in the District has ever Experienced. Read More


A Tribute to Ancestry & Heritage – Book on Ainmanes of Kodagu

Inputs courtesy: Boverianda Chinnappa and Nanjamma, researcher-writers
P T Bopanna, author and journalist
and Mohan Devaiah
Ain-manés are the ancestral homes of the native communities in Kodagu, and have an important role in their socio-cultural traditions. Each ainmané belongs to an okka (patrilineal clan) that is identified by its mané péda (name of the okka). Read More


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 . The project is still short of 1 lakh, with 2 weeks left.
Donors interested in funding can visit : https://www.orangestreet. Read More


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.
The Trailer. Read More


SAVE KODAGU from the Mysore-Kozhikode 400 KV High Tension Power Line

The High Tension line will pass through Brahamagiri Reserve Forest and Private Plantations. Image: Kiran Kumar

By Mohan Devaiah/ K T Kutappa/ Save Cauvery Forum
It is proposed to cut more than 50,000 grown up trees of Kodagu Forest and Private Coffee Estates to facilitate passing of 400 KV High Tension Power Line from Mysore To Kozhikode (Kerala) through the forest and private coffee estates. Read More