The one-day hands-on workshop is intended to train interested people in the making of three bamboo musical instruments. These are items which are traditionally used in different places but not seriously introduced in orchestras or in musical performances.
Only one of the instruments, called the Rain maker was incorporated into the musical orchestra of a bamboo group in Kerala. The Xylophone and Benzi is yet to make its debut in programmes. The Rain maker produces the sound of rain or flowing water and the Benzi acts like a flute when swung