Pugur Workshop 2

A Toda embroidery workshop was held at the Bee Museum from the 17th to the 20th of October at the Bee museum. The distinct form of embroidery done by the Toda community is called Pugur meaning flower. It is done using red and black wool on a plain white cloth.  Around 15 participants
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Kurumba Painting Workshop

A Kurumba painting workshop was held at the Bee Museum on the 26th of September under the guidance of Krishna, a Kurumba artist from Vellaricombai. Around 20 participants watched on as Krishna demonstrated the intricate strokes used to create these unique paintings.This conventionally
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Awareness Program on Snakes

A snake awareness workshop was held at the Bee Museum on the 8th of September under the banner of the Nilgiri Wildlife & Environment Association (NWEA). Twenty-five people including students from the Blue Mountain School took part in this educative program aimed at creating awaren
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Workshop on Herbs

A workshop on herbs was held at the Woodhouse farm, Ooty on the 1st of September. Fifteen students from the Blue Mountain School attended this workshop along with some members of the NNHS. The workshop started off with a talk by Dr. Selvaraj (TNAU) on improving our quality of life by
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Kota Pottery Workshop

The Kota pottery workshop was held on the 14th of July at the bee museum, Ooty. Cinthamani a local potter from Trichigadi wowed the crowd with her incredible throwing abilities. After the demonstration the participants tried their hand at the wheel following which there was a discussi
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Cooking with Weeds Workshop, Bee Museum

The month of March came to an end with an intriguing workshop on cooking with local and wild edible plants, conducted by Cata and Blanca of Ayurfusion. After briefing the participants on their journey with food, the cooking began. Participants helped prepare a localised variation of l
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