Kollam Crafts Festival is known by the name ‘Paramparya,’ a word in Malayalam meaning tradition. It is an annual festival held every year between the months of December and January. This festival is the most popular event that celebrates the craft works of the artists of Kollam. The workshops and live demonstrations at the event present opportunity to interact with master craftsmen from all over the state. There will be seminars, talks and also an international craft film festival shedding light on the skills and craftsmanship of artists involved in shaping different artworks. Folk and tribal artists from different parts of India present cultural performances at the fest. The festival provides a platform to the up-coming craftsmen to exhibit their works.