Kathakali Festival at Thrissur - The Jubilee Celebrations of Kathakali Club

Thrissur Kathakali club celebrating their golden jubilee in January 2015 .  The club has organised a week long kathakali festival as a part of their celebrations. The 50th anniversary celebrations was inaugurated by Padmashree Kalamandalam Gopi on 23 Jan 2015. Kathakali and Carnatic and music concerts by Kottakkal Madhu, Vamanan Namboothiri and others were presented  on the occasion. The kathakali festival will be conducted from 25 Jan at Agrasala of Paramekkavu Temple, Thrissur.



The Schedule:

25 – 31 Jan 2015 at  Agrasaala, Parammekkavu Temple, Thrissur.

25/01: 09.30 am- Keli, (Chenda by Peruvanam Kuttan Marar, Maddalam by Peruvanam Hari).
After the inaugural session,
03.00 pm- Seminar, Discussion
From 05.00 pm- Kathakali Performances.
Story 1 – Kaalakeya vadham
Artists(Character)- Kalamandalam Arun Warrier (Indran), Kalamandalam MPS Namboothiri (Mathali), Padmashree Kalamandalam Gopi (Arjunan), Kalamandalam Vipin (Indrani).
Story 2 – Ravana Vijayam
Artists(Character)- Padmabhooshan Madavoor Vasudevan Nair (Ravanan), Kalamandalam Rajasekharan (Rambha), Kalamandalam Neeraj (Doothan).
Story 3 – Baali Vadham
Artists(Character)- Kottakkal Devadas(Sugreevan), Kalamandalam Ramachandran Unnithan (Baali), Kalamandalam Vaishakh (Sreeraman), Kalamandalam Sankarshyam (Lakshmanan), Kalamandalam Vivek (Thaara), KP Narayanan (Angathan).
Song: Palanad Divakaran, Pathiyoor Sankarankutty, Sadanam Sivadas, Nedumbully Rammohan, Arjunraj, Jishnu.
Chenda (Percussion): Kuroor Vasudevan Namboothiri, Kalanilayam Kunjunni, Kalamandalam Unnikrishnan, Kalamandalam Ravisankar
Maddalam:  Kalamandalam Narayanan Nair, Kalamandalam Harinarayanan, Sadanam Bharatharajan, Kalamandalam Aneesh.
Chutti (Make-up): Kalanilayam Saji, Kalamandalam Sivadas, Kalamandalam Ravikumar.
26/01: 03.00 pm: Poothapaattu, presentation of the poem 'Poothapattu' written by Edassery. Prsented by : Trainmates, Thrissur.
04.00 pm: Seminar, Discussion, 
05.00 pm: Thodayam, Purappadu, Melappadam.
07.00pm: Kathakali performance
Story: Dakshayagam .
Presented by: PSV Naatyasangham, Kottakkal along with Panamanna Sasi
27/01: 03.00 pm: Seminar, Discussion.
From 05.00 pm: Kathakali Performances
Story 1: Utharaswayamvaram (Utharabhagam)
Artists(Character)- Kalamandalam Shanmughan (Utharan), Kalamandalam Adithyan, Kalamandalam Praveen (Sakhi), Kalamandalam Arunraju, Kalamandalam Ananthakrishnan (Pasupalakan), Sadanam Krishnankutty (Brihannala), Vellinezhi Haridas (Sairandhri).
Story 2: Keechakavadham.
Artists(Character)- Peesapilly Rajeevan (Keechakan), Kalamandalam Vijayakumar (Sairandhri), Kalamandalam Jishnu Ravi (Sudheshna), Sadanam Vishnuprasad (Valalan).
Song: Kottakkal Narayanan, Kottakkal Madhu, Kalanilayam Rajeev, Kalamandalam Krishnakumar.
Chenda: Kalamandalam Krishnadas, Sadanam Ramakrishnan,Sadanam Bharatharajan, Kalamandalam Prasanth.
Edakka: Nandakumar Irinjalakkuda
Chutti : Kalamandalam Sivaraman, Kalamandalam Ravikumar.


28/01: : 03.00 pm: Udalmozhi - Body Language in Kathakali - Presented by Peesapilly Rajeev
From 05.00 pm: Kathakali Performances
Story 1: Santhanagopalam
Artists(Character)- Kalamandalam Harinarayanan (Sreekrishnan), Kalamandalam Krishnakumar (Arjunan), Kalamandalam Kesavan Namboothiri (Brahmanan), Sadanam Sreenath (Brahmana Pathni)
Story 2: Subhadraharanam (Utharabhagam)
Artists(Character)- Kalamandalam Sreeram, Kalamandalam Ashirvad (Brahmanan), Kottakkal Chandrasekharan (Balabhadrar), Sadanam Bhasi (Krishnan)
Song: Kalanilayam Unnikrishnan, Kalamandalam Vinod, Kalanilayam Rajeev, Jishnu
Chenda: Kalamandalam Balasundaran, Sadanam Ramakrishnan, Sadanam Jithin
Maddalam: Kalamandalam Rajnarayanan, Varavoor Haridas, RLV Jithin
Chutti: Kalamandalam Balan, Kalamandalam Ravikumar.
29/01: 03.00 pm: Akshara slokam
From 05.00 pm: Kathakali Performances
Story 1: Nalacharitham Moonnam Divasam
Artists(Character)- Kalamandalam Chinosh Balan (Karkkodakan), Kalamandalam Neeraj (Rithuparnnan), Padmashree Kalamandalam Gopi (Bahukan), Kalamandalam Praveen (Jeevalan), Kalamandalam Adithyan (Varshneyan), Kalamandalam Sivadas (Damayanthi), Mathur Govindankutty (Sudevan).
Story 2: Narakasuravadham
Artists(Character)- Kalamandalam Soman (Narakasuran), Kalamandalam Visakh (Narakasura Pathni), Kalamandalam Arunraj (Indran)
Song: Madambi Subrahmanian Namboothiri, Kottakkal Madhu, Kalanilayam Rajeev, Nedumbally Rammohan.
Chenda: Kalamandalam Unnikrishnan, Kottakkal Prasad, Kalamandalam Venumohan.
Maddalam: Kalamandalam Prakashan, Sadanam Devadas, Kalanilayam Prakashan.
Chutti : Kalamandalam Sivaraman, Kalamandalam Ravikumar
30/01: 03.00 pm: Seminar, Discussion.
From 05.00 pm: Kathakali Performances
Story 1: Kalyanasougandhikam
Artists(Character)- Kalamandalam Sreekumar (Bheeman), Sadanam Sadanandan (Paanjali), Kottakkal Nandakumar (Hanuman).
Story 2: Kiratham
Artists(Character)- Kalamandalam Ravikumar (Arjunan), Kalamandalam Manoj (Kaattalan), Kalamandalam Sajan (Kaattalasthree), Kalamandalam Athul, Kalamandalam Vishakh (Kuttikattalan), Kalamandalam Ashirvad (Sivan).
Song: Kalamandalam Jayaprakash, Kalamandalam Vinod, Sadanam Jyotishbabu, Sreerag Varma.
Chenda: Kalamandalam Balaraman, Kalamandalam Nandakumar, Krishnapraveen.
Maddalam: Kalamandalam Hariharan, Kalamandalam Venu, Kalamandalam Unnikrishnan.
Chutti : Kalamandalam Sivaraman, Kalamandalam Ravikumar
31/01: 03.00 pm: Cholliyattam
06.00 pm: Concluding Session.
From 08.00 pm: Kathakali Performances
Story 1: Rugmangacharitham
Artists(Character)- Padmashree Kalamandalam Gopi (Rugmangadan), Marggi Vijayakumar (Mohini), Kalamandalam Vipin (Dharmangadhan), Kalamandalam Adithyan (Sandhyavali), Kalamandalam Arun Warrier, Kalamandalam Kasinathan (Brahmanan), Kalamandalam Athul (Vishnu)
Story 2: Ravanothbhavam
Artists(Character)- Kalamandalam Balasubrahmanian (Ravanan), Kalamandalam Sooraj (Kumbhakarnnan), Kalamandalam Athul (Vibheeshanan).
Story 3: Duryodhanavadham
Artists(Character)- Kalanilayam Gopi (Duryodhanan), Nelliyode Vasudevan Namboothiri (Dussasanan), Kalanilayam Gopinathan (Duryodhanan2), Kalamandalam hari R Nair (Dussasanan2), Kalamandalam Pradeep (Krishnan), Sadanam Vijayan (Paanjali), Kalamandalam Sreeram (Kuttibheeman), Vinod Warrier (Sakuni), Kalamandalam Sabarinath (Dharmaputhar), Dr Ettumanoor Kannan ( Raudrabheeman).
Song: Kalamandalam Babunamboothiri, Kalamandalam Harish,  Pathiyoor Sankarankutty, Nedumbully Rammohan, Kalamandalam Viswas, Jishnu.
Chenda: Kalamandalam Krishnadas, Kalamandalam Balasundar, Kalamandalam Nandakumar, Kalamandalam Harish, Kalamandalam Sreehari.
Maddalam: Kalanilayam Manoj, Kalanilayam Prakashan, Kalamandalam Venu, Kalamandalam Aneesh, Kalamandalam Vaishakh.

Chutti : Kalamandalam Sivaraman, Kalamandalam Ravikumar, Kalanilayam Padmanabhan, Kalamandalam Sivadas.
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