Chronology

1998 Foundation of Keli Official Inauguration of Keli by Mr. M.R. Venu, IFS (First Secretary Permanent Mission of India, Geneva) on 24th October in Zurich
1999 Easter-Vishu Program 10.04.1999, Langnau am Albis, Zuerich with Ganamela by Melody Waves Basel, Kathaprasangam, Dance etc.
1999 Onam 1999 First Onam of Keli, 22.08.1999 at Kath.Kirchgemeindezentrum 4102 Binnengen/BL
2000 Show 2000 The Millennium Special Organized by Malayalee Association Swiss and Keli Film Star Chandni, Mimicry Artists Saju, Singer Renuka Girijan on 07.02.2000 at Zofingen
2000 Onam 2000 Film Star Chanchal and Najib Rehman of Cochin Harishree On 23.09.2000 at Bottmingen/BL
2000 Manikilukkam 05.11.2000, Russikon, Zurich Mimics Parade and Ganamela Kalabhavan Mani, Director Sundar Das, Nadirsha, Saju Kodiyan Harishree Martin, Suchitra and Savitha
2001 Kathaprasangam and Ganamela VD Rajappan and Music India, Vienna on 24.06.2001 at Zollikon
2001 Onam 15.09.2001, Kuesnacht, ZH
2001 First Soorya India Festival In Swiss 10.11.2001, Kilchberg: Bharathanatyam – Shobana Kuchipudi – Divya Unni, Kathak – Rajendra Gangani and team, Instrumental fusion – Rashid Mustafa and team (Keli took initiative to state the world famous Soorya India Festival in Europe and other Western countries)
2002 Soorya India Festival Bharthanatyam by Dhananjayans on 24.02.02 at Langnau am Albis
2002 Onam 2002 31.08.2002 at Mehrzweckhalle, 4106 Therwil/BL Chief Guest: Mr. P.J Joseph, Mr. T.P Sreetharan, I.F.S and Prof. Thomas K. Job, Kerala Public Service Commission
2002 Soorya India Festival Indian Contemporary Dance by Deksha Sheth and team, Kuchipudi by Aruna Rekha on 02.11 at Langnau am Albis
2003 Soorya India Festival Film Stars Vineeth and Lakshi Gopalaswamy and group with Instrumental Fusion by Pandit Mukesh Sharma, Anupriya, B. Sasiskumar, Arshad Khan and Velayapatti Malavarnan on 22.02 at Kushnacht
2003 First Kalamela 07.06.2003 at Langnau Am Albis
2003 Malayalam School Started at Zurich on 23.08.2003 in association with IYC With 35 students in 2 Batches
2003 Dance School Started at Zurich with 22 students: Dance Teacher Mrs. Fareeda Velu
2003 Malayalam School Started at Bottmingen
2003 Onam 06.09.2003 with Film Star Sukanya, Munchenstein, Basel
2003 Soorya India Festival Padmabhushan Dr.KJ Yesudas, Karnatic Music Concert with SR Mahadevan Sharma (Violin), Praveen Kumar (Mridangam) And Tripunithura Radhakrishnan (Ghatom) on the occasion of The 25th Jubilee of Soorya India Festival, Russikon
2003 5th Anniversary, Keli Souvenir published by Dr.KJ Yesudas on 22.11. during Soorya India Festival
2004 Soorya India Festival Pranamam, A tribute to Mohammad Rafi with Sreevidya, Pt.Remesh Narayan, Krishna Chandran, Gayatri, Meenakshi Ravi Prafulle Atalye, Balabhaskar, Jeeboy, Sudhir Phadke, Soora Balan Prakash Ulliyery, Joshy John, Devi Chndra, Rajendra Gangani and Team etc. on 06.04 at Horgen
2004 1st Keli International Kalamela 03.04.2004, Zollikon, Zurich
2004 Ganamela MG Sreekumar and Rimi Tomy on 03.04 after Kalamela
2004 Sports Day First Keli Sports Festival on 26.6., Bassersdorf
2004 Onam 2004 Munchenstein, Basel on 04.09.2004. Classical dance by Mysore Rasavrinda Dance School
2004 Sakkaria Keli family get together and Grill party on 25.09.2004 with Sakkaria, the famous writer.
2004 MT Vasudevan Nair 02.10. to 05.10.2004 Keli blessed with the presence of MT “Harishree” to 30 children by MT
2004 Soorya India Festical M Jayachandran, Radhika Thilak, Kavalam Sreekumar, Navya Natarajan, Rajashree Warrier and modern dance By Samudra group on 20.11.2004, Russikon.
2004 Yoga Classes Once in a week by Jacob Chanthiam
2004 Keli Constitution Revision of Keli Constitution.
2005 Soorya India Festival Bharathanatyam by Padmashree Alarmel Valli, Odissi by Meenakumari and Kathak by Monisha on 23.04,Zollikon
2005 2nd International Kalamela Zollikon, Zurich
2005 Manimuzhakkam Kalabhavan Mani, Nadishra, Jyothirmai, Chitra Iyer, Shyamna Saju Kodiyan, Harishree Martin, Kalabhavan Jaffer, Harishree Yusaf, Santhosh, Pradeep, Kiran and Sreekanth on 4-12, Bülach
2005 Onam Therwil, Basel.
2005 Soorya India Festival Bharathanatyam by Shobhana and team, Hindusthani Vocal Manjari, Instumental Fusion: Prakash Ulliyeri and Praful Jayanth On 19.11.2005 at Kushnacht, Zurich
2005 Sports Day Second Keli Sports day
2005 One day Picnic One day tour to Berner Oberland
2005 Onam Therwil, Basel 17.09.2005
2006 Soorya India Festival Kathak: Manjari Chaturvedi, Bharathanatyam: Priyadarshini Govind and semi-classical music concert by G Venugopal Gayathri on 22.4.2006 at Zumikon, Zurich.
2006 3rd Sports Day Bassersdorf, Zurich on 20.05.2006
2006 Picnic One day picnic to Geneva
2006 Onam Munchenstein, Basel 09.09.2006
2006 Keli Lager First Keli Family Lager: Sep.23 and 24, Fishertal, Walis
2006 3rd Keli Intnl. Kalamela 3rd June 2006, at Zollikon
2006 Foundation of Kinder4kinder On 09.09.2006, at Basel
2006 Personality Devp.Program Personality Development Programme, October 21 and 22 Born to Excel Prof: C.F Joseph
2006 Soorya India Festival Padmashree Kunnakkudi Vaidyananthan and group Kathak by Swathi Sinha on 18.11.2006, Kuesnacht
2007 www.kalamela.com A web site for Kalamela opened by the Chief Minister of Kerala Hon. VS Achuthanandan along with Mr. NN Krishna Das M.P on 04.02
2007 Soorya India Festival Melvilasam, a drama directed by Soorya Krishnamoorthy and Odissi by Meera Das and team on 28.04 at Zollikon
2007 4th Keli Intnl. Kalamela 26th and 27th May 2007 at Zollikon. Closing Ceremony Chief guest: HE Amithabh Tripati, Indian Ambassador, Special guest: Mr. Srikumar, Asianet Director
2007 Onam Pratteln, Basel on 01.09.2007 Special guest: Arjun Lal, Thanmathra fame.
2007 Keli Lager Second Keli Lager for 3 days at Flüeli-Ranft, Obwalden 21.09 to 23.09.2007
2007 Soorya India Festival 24.11.2007, Langnau am Albis, Trisakti Samudra Fusion Chenda by : Padmashree Mattannoor Sankaran Kutty, Violin – Attukal Balasubramaniam, Saxophone – Lavanya, Keyboard – Jijith, Thavil – Karuna Murthy, Mridangam – Mahesh Ghattam – Anil, Music by M. Jayachandran
2007 Personality Devp.Program Prof.C.F Joseph, Born to Excel, Dubai, two days program for Adults and Students
2007 Sports Day Bassersdorf
2007 Dance Lager at St.Gallen by Kalatharangini Mary John, April and October
2008 5th Keli Intnl. Kalamela Registration kick off by Padmashree ONV Kurup 10th and 11th May at Zollikon, Closing Ceremony Chief Guest 1st Secretary of Indian Embassy Mr. Ajnish Kumar and Ganamela by Rimi Tomy and Idear Star Sudarshan
2008 Soorya India Festival Methil Devika (Mohiniyattam), Uma Muralikrishna (Kuchipudi) Anjana Jha (Kathak), Sudha Ranjith (Vocal), Rafique Khan (Sitar) Adichanalloorr Anil (Mridangam) MS Lavanya (Saxophone) And Malarmari Jayan (Tabla) on 24.05 at Windish
2008 Keli Onam At Pratteln with 60th Year Indo-Swiss-Treaty. Special guests: Baselland Cultural Minister Mr. Wüthrich, 2nd Secretary of Indian Embassy Mr. Jose Joseph.
2008 10th Year Celebration 10th year Jubilee Celebration with souvenir publication of Keli
2008 Sports Day Bassersdorf
2008 Dance Lager St.Gallen, Dance Teacher Kalatharangini Mary John April and October
2009 6th Keli International Kalamela 30th and 31st May 2009 at Fehraltorf, Zurich Chief Guest: Mr. Ajnish Kumar, 1st Secretary of Indian Embassy Special Guest: Mr. Wilfred Otto, Gemeinde President, Fehraltorf Special Guest: Ms. Rekha Dutt, Miss Switerland Runner up.
2009 Keli Lager June 26,27 and 28th
2009 Dance Lager St.Gallen, Kalatharangini Mary John April and October
2009 Pravasimela 1st and 2nd August, Renewal Centre Kaloor, Cochin Inauguration by Hon.Chief Minister of Kerala VS Achuthanandan Special guests: Education Minister Mr. M. A Baby Cochin Mayor Mrs. Mercy Williams Closing Ceremony: Fisheries Minister Mr. S Sarma, Padmashree Mattannoor Sankarankutty, Balabhaskar etc.
2009 Onam 18th September at Kuesnacht
2009 Garshom Award Keli won the Gasrshom Best Pravasi Award 2009
2010 3rd Personality Devp.Program 1st and 2nd January at Egg by Rev. Fr. Ajay Arackal
2010 7th Keli International kalamela Fehraltorf Chief Guest: Mr. Ajinishkumar, 1st Secretary of Indian Embassy Special guest: Ms. Ranjini Haridas
2010 Hamsaganam A collection of poems written by Baby Kakkassery, the founder President of Keli published by Ranjini Haridas on the stage of Closing Ceremony of Kalamela
2010 Onam 18th September at Kusnacht
2010 Dance Lager April and October at St.Gallen by Kalatharangini Mary John
2010 Keli Family Camp 23rd and 24th October at Appenzel
2010 Soorya India Festival Aman Ali Khan and Ayan Ali Khan (Sarod), Rasheed Mustafa (Tabla), Savitha Sastri (classical Dance), Nov. 27th at Birmenstorf
2011 8th Keli International Kalamela 11th and 12th June, Fehraltorf with star Juries Sunny Stephen, Methil Devika and Gayathri Govind
2011 Keli Onam 10th September at Kuesnacht with MG Sreekumar, Najim Arshad and Anju Joseph
2011 Holy Land Tour 08-17 October, total 42 participants (Israel, Egypt,Palastina And Jordan)
2011 Soorya India Festival 26.11. at Birmenstorf with Gopika Varma-Mohiniyattam Dr.Varsha Agrawal – Santhoor, Asit Goswamy – Stiar Pt.Lalit Mohant – Tabla and Malabika,Isha,Lopamudra –Odissi
2011 K.S.N.A membership Keli being selected as the Swiss Chapter of Kerala Sangeetha Nadaka Academy
2011 K4K Suppentag St.Urban
2011 K4K, India-India Festival October at Zurich Central Railway Station, 3 days show.
2012 9th Keli International kalamela Registration kick off by Hon. Chief Minister Ommen Chandy 18th and 19th May, Fehraltorf. Vithu Prathap and Dipthi Prathap As Star Juries and the Big Chef Naushad for the Food Festival
2012 Onam 2012 1st September at Kusnacht with play back singers Afsal and Jyotsna
2012 Dance Lager October. One Week Dance Lager at St. Gallen by Kalatharangini Mary John
2012 Keli Grill Day September 29, Rümlang, 70 participants
2013 10th Keli International Kalamela 18th and 19th May at Fehraltorf, Closing ceremony with Playback singers Anwar Sadath and Saritha Rajiv
2013 Keli Family Grill Day June 15, Rümlang, 40 members participated.
2013 Onam 2013 14.09.2013 at Kuesnacht.Chief guests: Anto Antony M.P, Mrs. Julia Morais, Chief of Integration Dept., Kanton Zurich, And Prof. Dr. Prabhu Guptara, Ex. Director, UBS. Ganamela by Pratheep Palluruthy and Sayanora
2013 K4K Charity Show 5th October, Horgen
2013 Keli Birthday 15th Birthday of Keli celebrated at St.Urban on 22.11
2014 11th Keli International Kalamela 7th and 8th of June at Fehraltorf. Registrations kick off by Sunny Stephen. Closing Ceremony with HE MK Lokesh, Indian Ambassador to Switerland, HE Mrs. Lokesh, Indian Ambassador to Ireland and Miss. Sophia Akkara as special guest New items: Story Telling for Minis, Photography and Super Short Film for open category introduced. Closing Ceremony Choreographed by Kalatharangini Mary John
2014 Keli family Grill party 21.06.2014 at Erlenbach
2014 Keli Onam 2014 6th Septerber at Kuesnacht, Chief Guest Mr. Ravindra Prasad Jaiswal, First Secretary of Indian Embassy. Flower show and Vegetable show as special attraction.
2014 K4K Charity Show 27th September, Horgen
2014 Kreuzfahrt 12.10 to 19.10 in Costa Serena (a 5Star floating Luxury Hotel) Through Savona-La Spezia – Neapel – Barcelona – Marseile- Savona. Total 56 participants.
2014 Keli Day Nov.8th at Rümlang with 36 Keli families.
2015 Charity show 9th May at Wetzikon with Sara Gasser, Swiss Talent
2015 12th Keli International Kalamela 23rd and 24th May 2015. Registrations kick off by His Excellency Mr. M.K Lokesh, Indian Ambassador on 19th December at the Embassy of India, Bern. Grand Closing Ceremony with Film Actor Shankar, evergreen Super Star of the 80s
2015 Keli Family Day and Grill Party 4th July 2015 at Rümlang
2015 Keli Onam 2015, Onam of all Onam With Renjini Jose and Sachin Warrier. Colorful Opening program by Rose Mary with more than 100 artists.
2015 Malayalam (Gundert) Chair, Germany Participation of Keli at the Tubingen Univetsity on the eve of Malayalam chair inauguration.
2016 Kinder for Kinder Charity Show March 19, 2016 at Horgen Zurich
2016 13th Keli International Kalamela 14th and 15th May 2016 ; with playback singer Biju Narayanan
2016 Keli Family Grill Party June 18,2016
2016 Swiss Kerala Cup August 28, 2016 ; KELI joined hands with our Second Generation to conduct an Open Ground Football Tournament in August 28, 2016
2016 Keli Onam September 17, 2016 ; Opening Programme Choreographed by Kalatharangini Mary John; music night by playback singers Gayathri and Sudeep
2016 Keli Family Lager October 07-09,2016
2016 Keli Generalbody November 19, 2016 at Horgen Zurich
2017 14th Keli International Kalamela 3rd and 4th June 2017 ; talented Singers from Switzerland joined legendary music director Ouseppachan on the stage.
2017 Keli Family Grill Party July 1,2017
2017 Keli Onam September 16, 2016 ; Opening Programme Choreographed by Tilja Parappuram; Dance Performance by renowed Actress Aparna Balamurali. Music night by playback singers Anoop Shankar, Franco and Radhika. Special performance by Balamurali.