'Bom Bolo Bob Marley’, the fest celebrating the 73rd birthday of the musical great, will take place at Comrade Shafeeq Amaravathy Square, Mahatma Gandhi Beach, Fort Kochi, on February 5 and 6. Organised by People’s Political Platform, the fest will begin with a performance by Rhythm Circle, a music group from Eroor at 3.30 pm. It will be followed by a discussion on the subject ‘No Woman, No Cry’, screening of the documentary Biography of Bob Marley and Rastafari Hours, a poetic camp fire by poets Anwar Ali and Kuzhur Wilson.
The second day’s programme will begin at 9 am with a musical by Dynamic Action from Thiruvalla followed by Thayambaka performance by Midhun Murali and team. The music groups Cross Winds, Nattukoottam, Deshakural, Puthu Mehaboob Mozhikal, Dawn of Tien, Hazel Vision/ Math, Joshua Tree and violinist John Painter will perform at the venue. At 4 pm, there will be a discussion led by Jolly Chirayath on the subject ‘Legalise our Rights’. The cultural programmes will resume at 6 pm with the shows of Divyesh Pai & Team, Ashraf Hydrose & Team, Twice the Bliss and ReSa & Mother Jane. Pullikari, an art show by Sharon Rani, will also take place along with other programmes.