Prathidhwani, Socio-cultural organization at Technopark conducted Children fest “Kalimuttam” on Saturday 20th May, 2017 at Technopark Club House, Trivandrum. The program was inaugurated by renowned Malayalam poet Prof. V. Madhusoodhnan Nair. Prathidhwani Executive member Meera M S presided over the function. The Welcome speech was given by ‘Kalimuttam 2017’ General Convener Sudipta S and ‘Vote of Thanks’ by Nezin Sreekumar. The poet was honoured with a ‘Ponnada’ by Literary Club Secretary Bimal Raj. Poet in his inaugural speech mentioned that the social gatherings like Kalimuttam gives us the realization that Vacations should be the time for enjoying and playing. He further hoped that the kids of the next generation should be able to realize that to know about oneself and the Friendships are the most valuable assets. The competitions were conducted in Malayalam, English and Tamil to ensure the participation from Children of all Technopark Employees. Rather than reducing this event to only a competition, our aim was to give the lost vacations and also to nourish their creativity. The speech and poetry recital by Madhusoodhnan Sir during the inauguration ceremony were enjoyed by the parents and kids alike. The competitions extended till evening 5 30 PM. Prizes were distributed to winners including Bala Sahithya Insititute books, gifts and chocolates. The winners of Technopark Literary Event ‘Srishti’ -Sri Jyothish Kumar, Meera M S, Sinu Jamal, Ajin Thomas, Amal J Prasad, Adeeb Abdul Karim, Magi YV, Hermia Ajin, Bimal Raj, Roshni Ramachandran were among the judges for the event. Kalimuttam 2017 General Convener Sudipta S, Prathidhwani Secretary Rajeev Krishnan, Treasurer Raneesh AR, Prathidhwani Executive members Vinu PV, Aswin MC, Satheesh Kumar, Arun, Ajith Sreekumar, Rahul Rajendran, Kiran C, Midhun Venugopal, Sakthee Balan, Drisya Manoharan, Suvin Das distributed the prizes to the winners of the various events.