OLAM is a thought, expected to expand constantly. The group came together in 2016 on the streets and the rapidly changing neighbourhoods of Mattancherry and Fort Kochi. Rooted in the landscapes of Kochi, OLAM’s music is described as "progressive instrumental". OLAM has been in residency for nearly a year developing their own music.
Olam is: Syam N Pai - Guitar, Arun S Kumar - Drums, Ajoy Jose - Keyboard, Manu Ajayan - Bass Guitar.
The Germanband Soyza’s Groove showcases four young musicians who have been making news in the current German Jazz and Rock scene. Soyza’s Groove unites different styles og groove music including popular rock, pop, motown funk, jazz and soul tunes. The band members are musicians from the Nuremberg Music Academy.
Soyza’s Groove is: David Soyza - Vocals, Lukas Grossmann - Keyboards, Moritz Graf - Bass and Johannes Koch - Drums.
The rock concert was organised and conducted at URU art harbour by Goethe Zentrum Trivandrum and Kochi Biennale Foundation.