Kerala Kalamandalam, Cheruthuruthy, Thrissur
Kerala Kalamandalam is the premiere public institution in India imparting training in and conducting performances of the classical arts of Kerala viz. Kathakali, Koodiyattam, Mohiniyaattam, Thullal and Panchavaadyam.
Founded in 1930 by renowned poet Padmabhooshan Vallathol Narayana Menon along the banks of the river Nila in the Cheruthuruthy village of Thrissur District, Kalamandalam is an immortal name in the cultural map of the world.
Training in art-disciplines at Kalamandalam essentially adheres to the ancient Gurukula sambradaaya. Kalamandalam is strictly a residential center of learning. Veteran teachers and talented students are its inestimable wealth.
Deemed University for Art and Culture
Cheruthuruthy – 679 531 via Thrissur, Kerala, India
Telephone: 91+ 4884 262418, 262526, Fax: 91- 4884 - 262019
Last Updated : September 18th, 2008
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Site : http://www.kalamandalam.org