Koodiyattam Festival at Irinjalakkuda, Thrissur

28th Koodiyattam Festival of Ammannur Chachu Chakyar Smaraka Gurukulam at Irinjalakkuda in Thrissur Dt of Kerala will be conducted from 1 to 12 January 2015. The annual koodiyattam festival held at Madhava Natybhoomi of Ammannur Gurukulam has a uniform distribution of  Koodiyattam and Nangiarkoothu performances. The traditional Sanskrit dance drama will be presented from 06.30 pm each day.

The festival in tribute of the great Guru in Koodiyattam, Ammannur Chachu Chakyar,  will be inaugurated on 01 Jan 2015 at 05.30 pm. The session will be followed by a Nangiarkoothu (Story : Madhookasapam) performance by Gayathri Unnikrishnan.
The schedule from second day :
02 Jan:  Koodiyattam (Story : ‘Subhadra Dhananjayam Randam Divasam’ )
Artists (Character) : Pothiyil Ranjith Chakyar (Arjunan), Keerthi Sagar (Subhadra), Sooraj Nambiar (Vidooshakan).

03 Jan: Nangiarkoothu (Scenes :  Mandodiri Nirvahanam Onnam Divasam)
Artist : Aparna Nangiar

04 Jan: Koodiyattam (Scenes from ‘Asokavanikankam’)
Artist (Character) : Ammannur Kuttan Chakyar (Ravanan)

05 Jan: Nangiarkoothu (Story: Poothanamoksham)
Artist : Archana Nandakumar.

06 Jan: Koodiyattam (Scenes from ‘Sikhinisalabham’)
Artist (Character) : Ammannur Rajaneesh Chakyar (Arjunan)

07 Jan: Nangiarkoothu (Story: Kaliyamardhanam)
Artist : Saritha Krishnakumar.

08 Jan: Purappadu of character Sreeraman in Koodiyattam (Story : Baalivadham)
Artist (Character) : Ganesh Krishna (Sreeraman)

09 Jan: Nirvahanam of character Sreeraman in Koodiyattam (Story : Baalivadahm)
Artist (Character) : Pothiyil Ranjith Chakyar (Sreeraman)

10 Jan: Purappadu of charcter Sugreevan in Koodiyattam (Story : Baalivadahm)
Artist (Character) : Ganesh Krishna (Sugreevan)

11 Jan: Nirvahanam of character Sugreevan in Koodiyattam (Story : Baalivadahm)
Artist (Character) : Ammannur Rajaneesh Chakyar (Sugreevan)

12 Jan: Koodiyattam (Story : Baalivadham)
Artists (Charcter): Sooraj Nambiar (Sugreevan), Pothiyil Ranjith Chakyar (Sreeraman), Ganesh Krishna (Lakshmanan), Ammannur Rajaneesh Chakyar (Hanuman), Ammannur Kuttan Chakyar (Baali), Archana Nandakumar (Thaara).

The performances are accompanied by percussions – mizhavu, edakka and cymbals (thaalam). On Mizhavu, the artists are Kalamandalam Rajeev, Kalamandalam Narayanan Nambiar, Kalamandalam Hariharan, Kalamandalam Ratheesh Bhas, Kalamandalam Ravikumar, Kalamandalam Vineesh, Kalamandalam Jayaraj and Kalamandalam Manikandan. Edakka will be played by Kalanilayam Unnikrishnan, P Nandakumar, Kalanilayam Kaladharan, Kalanilayam Rajan. Aparna Nangiar, Saritha Krishnakumar, Keerthi Sagar, Gayathri Unnikrishnan and Archana Nandakumar will be supporting on cymbals.

The make-up for the whole team is done by Kalanilayam Haridas. For more details contact ammanurgurukulam@gmail.com or 09447313864.









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