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Thiruvananthapuram is all set for the New Year


New Year is the time when hopes and wishes gush across the globe. As the year draws to a close, we brace ourselves to welcome the New Year. Determination prevails to make up for all the flaws made in the previous year. With resolutions high and spirits up, it’s high time we prepared ourselves to bid adieu to 2017 and usher in the infant 2018. Celebrations on the New Year Eve take different hues in different places. Thiruvananthapuram too has several surprises up its sleeve to bid farewell to 2017 in a grand way. Those with adventure spirit and an open heart can settle down in Thiruvananthapuram for this New Year. Like a wizard the city will have surprises for introverts and extroverts, young and the old alike. Take a look at the list of some prominent places for the best New Year celebrations.


Giving it an Indie touch this time is UdaySamudra Leisure Beach Hotel & Spa with a New Year Party that will showcase the popular Dhol Performance Live added with Western Salsa, Bollywood peppy numbers and enticing Arabian arts.  Live Fashion show, exhibition of Kerala Art Forms and a jugalbandhi consisting of Violin, Saxophone and drums makes this New Year party quite different from the rest. DJ and Dance floors too will adorn the occasion. Spirits will definitely sparkle in the Gala night called “Sparkle Spirits.”


For a thorough party mode filled with scintillating EDM, add Vivanta by Taj – Trivandrum to your bucket list. Crowd from all over the world can be expected. Taj Vivanta has an amazing record of hosting extravagant and exciting parties. This will be the best for all the party-minded, groovy people. This time the name of the party itself is enticing: YOLO: You Only Live Once and is presented by Wild High Nights (WHN). At Green Cove, Kovalam, Vivanta by Taj is ready to mesmerise the partygoers with yet another package. This includes various cultural programmes, performance by music bands and also lavish buffet dinner. To pitch the spirit up various competitions too are included in which TAJ stay vouchers at hotels across India and abroad can be won. At the exotic locale of 3rd Sea side lawn with a spectacular backwater on one side and magnificent Arabian sea on the other Taj is setting up New Year Gala dinner added with the spice of belly dance, Indian Cultural programmes and a gala prize of two flight tickets from Silk Air.


To make the New Year eve literally mind blogging, RP group’s The Leela Raviz has roped in illusionist Ashwam into their New Year events. They are also ready to enthral the audience with the band Skavengers that would go live, the dance group Thandav, and also DJ Vicky. As icing will be to pudding, the Gala Dinner will make the New Year eve all the more fantastic. Cocktails, Indian spirits and beverages of all kinds will meet the partygoers in plenty at the Tides.


The Great Apollo Carnival at Apollo Dimora has Gala Dinner, Music and Fun for their guests on the eve of New Year. Karma music band is set to mesmerize the audience and enhance the spirits of New Year celebrations. A host of activities is planned for the New Year celebrations at Apollo Dimora, Thampanoor.


In need of a right blend of food, music and fireworks? Well, New Year celebrations at Hycinth by Sparsa, Manorama Road, Thampanoor, might be your answer. Emceed by Nidhi Kukreja and titled ‘Bollywood Blast’, the event also chooses winners for a bumper prize of flight tickets to SriLanka and Maldives. Lucky partygoers can also win free stay vouchers at different locations. Special fireworks are also included. EDM by DJ Straws and Melodious Nite by Shibu Basheer along with multitudes of cuisines are the highlights. For Christmas too, Hycinth is ready to surprise its guests – Named ‘Jingle Bells’ they are organizing a Christmas Eve Dinner on 24th and also Christmas special brunch buffet.


DJ Ajin’s EDM would give a grand valediction for 2017 at Fortune Hotel, The South Park, Palayam. Unlimited snacks and an array of various drinks will adorn the festivities named NYE2K18.


In association with Maldivian and Metro Mart, Ruby’s Special Arena is all set to spice up the New Year Celebrations with fantastic food and fabulous entertainments. Dance floor, DJ, Cinematic dance and Gala Dinner are some of the highlights. Be at Ruby’s Arena in Kumarapuram Road, Thiruvananthapuram.


Taking cue from the recent humorous events and pulse of the youth, the Classic Sarovar Portico, Manjalikulam Road, Thampanoor, is all set to bid adieu to 2017 in full celebration mode. Entertainingly titled ‘Relaxation, It will not come in the TVvvv’, the event has many creative turns like Balloon craft, Palmistry, Stand up Comedy and DJ by Rana. Reshma Shenoy, cine artist, would take part in the event. Dance numbers and unlimited food in addition to unlimited drinks add to the hue of the event.


Claiming to be the biggest New Year Party in Thiruvananthapuram, Raat Mojo is to be organised by Sports Hub, Trivandrum in association with Silverlight Media. Various power-packed entertainments that include dances, pyrotechnics, percussion performances and DJ are the highlights of the upcoming event. To make things more interesting are the game shows and selfie contest that are planned. They can be contacted at +91 9497 433 300 for the event to be held at TICC, Sports Hub, Greenfield Stadium, Karyavattom.


All set to call 2017 to an end and welcome 2018 is Lake Palace Hotel at Thonikadavu, Kadinamkulam Road, Puthucurichy with exotic Russian belly dancers, DJ by Kimo, Rhythm Circle and Gala Dinner. There are also other surprises like vouchers, gifts and air tickets to foreign destinations to be won. The organizers of “Rhythm” are quite determined to set a pleasant rhythm for 2018.


Varkala is a place that never goes out of season of tourists. The clear waves and beautiful shores are always sought after. It is against this backdrop the The Gateway Hotel Varkala, Janardhanapuram is planning the Christmas and New Year celebrations. On 24th they will host a Gala Dinner with long and yummy courses along with Live Band performance. At noon on Christmas, grand lunch will be held that will have Welcome Drink, lavish buffet with seafood and turkey. On the New Year Eve, guests will witness intensely powerful band performances, game shows and sumptuous dinner. Gift hampers and prizes to surprise the guests are also arranged.


Thus, Thiruvananthapuram is all set to celebrate New Year. There are also other places in and around the city where one can celebrate New Year.

Nothing can be as refreshing as the stars on the night sky, the wind in the hair and the roaring of the waves for the 2018 flag off. Fantasising a New Year eve on a beach? If so, Beach Party NYE Countdown 2018 at Grand Oceana Resort near Crocodile Park, Vada Nemmeli, Tamil Nadu is the place for you. Fireworks, Game shows, Lucky draws, DJ, Dance floors, Food… you name it – the resort has it. Unlimited Non-Vegetarian Buffet and Cocktail are the highlights of the event. They can be contacted at 072999 99356.


The Free Style Rider Club is planning to celebrate New Year by arranging a biggest ride of its kind to Chitharal Jain Temple in Kanyakumari on the last day of this year. Kids in the city too have events like the Cool X-MAS camp (8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec 31) for the children of all ages organized by Paadashala. The Kerala State IT mission through SDC has planned to arrange a one-day merry and laughter camp to help people begin 2018 on a positive note. The night of December 31st will have the city sparkling with lights and vibrant with celebrations. Even if you just wander through the city, you will get the rhythm of celebrations.


New Year is here and the city is ready, what about you?

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