Passing foreign tourists chance to watch the Natyanjali. By accident.
The promotion of this major art event by the state is almost zilch here save for a poster that welcomes people to a beach island fest at then mangroves-rich Pitchavaram.
Kochi-based arts promoter and guru Shyamala Surendran brought along some of her foreign students to the fest - just to soak in.
Since she does the Europe circuit to teach dance, Shyamala says she gets a regular stream of students who want to spend time in Kochi at her Dharani School of Performing Arts