National Kathakali Festival at Cheruthuruthy

Kathakali School at Cheruthuruthy celebrates National Kathakali festival on 21 & 22 May 2016 at Nila Campus, Kerala Kalamandalam in Cherthuruthy , Thrissur Dt of Kerala (India). The two- day festival showcasing Kathakali performances, symposiums, lecture-demonstrations etc. is conducted as part of the 8th anniversary celebrations of Kathakali School. Eminent artists and scholars in the field of arts/Kathakali will participate in the festival.

Festival details:

21 May:
Registration starts from 08.00 am.
09.00 am: Paying tribute at Vallathol Samadhi, followed by Keli, orchestra in percussion.
Exhibition of Kathakali Koppu (costumes) by Vellinezhi Ramankutty.
Exhibition of photographs on Kathakali by Thulasi, Krishnan Nair Studio.
09.30 am: Inaugural ceremony & honoring session.
11.00 pm: Seminar (Sub: Kathakaliyude Adhunikatha).
02.00 pm: Cholliyattam by Dr Ettumanoor P Kannan
Song: Kalamandalam Viswas, Kalamandalam Krishnakumar
Chenda: Kalamandalam Sreehari
Madhalam: Kalamandalam Prasanth
04.30 pm: Seminar (Sub: Kathakaliyile Chittakalude Parinamam).
07.00 pm: Kathakali performances
After the introductory programs & Purappadu, Melappadam,
Story 1: Subhadraharanam
Artists:
Actors (Character) - Padmashree Kalamandalam Gopi (Arjunan), Kalamandalam Mukundan (Subhadra),  Kalamandalam Vishnumohan (Krishnan), Kalamandalam Praveen (Indran), Kalamandalam Sooraj, Kalamandalam Sreeram , Kalamandalam Ajeesh (Brahmanar), Kalamandalam Krishnakumar (Balabhadrar), Kalamandalam Manoj (Krishnan)
Song - Kalamandalam Madambi Subrahmanian Namboothiri, Kalamandalam Babu Namboothiri, Kalamandalam Hareesh Namboothiri, Kalamandalam Ajesh Prabhakar.
Chenda - Kalamandalam Unnikrishnan, Kalamandalam Nandakumar, Kalamandalam  Venu Mohan, Kalamandalam Sreehari.
Maddalam - Kalamandalam Narayanan Nair, Kalamandalam Rajnarayanan, Kalamandalam Vaishakhan
Story 2: Vadakkan Rajasooyam
Artists:
Actors (Character)- Kalamandalam Ramachandran Unnithan (Jarasandhan), Kalamandalam Kesavan Namboothiri , Vellinezhi Haridas, Kalamandalam Venkitaraman (Brahmanar), Kottakkal Kesavan Kundalayar (Sisupalan), Kalamandalam  Gireesh (Dharmaputhrar), Kalamandalam Ajesh, Kalamandalam Ashique, Kalamandalam Gireesh (Pooja Brahmanar), Kalamandalam Vishnu Mohan (Krishnan), Kalamandalam Thulasi (Bheeman), Kalamandalam Gireesh (Arjunan)
Song – Kalamandalam Vinod, Kalamandalam Sudheesh, Kalamandalam Viswas, Kalamandalam Krishnakumar, Yadhukrishnan.
Chenda – Kalamandalam Balasundaran, Kalamandalam Nandakumar, Kalamandalam Venu Mohan, Kalamandalam Sreehari.
Madhalam – Kalamandalam Hariharan, Kalamandalam Prasanth, Kalamandalam Sreejith.

Chutti – Kalamandalam Satheesan, Kalamandalam Murali, Kalamandalam Sukumaran, Kalamandalam Ravi, Kalamandalam Nidhin Anand.
Aniyara (Backstage) – Kunjan, Balan, Sethu, Rajan, Appunni Mani, Vivek, Rameshan.



22 May :
09.30 am: Thodayam
Presented by:
Kalamandalam Suraj, Kalamandalam Sreeram, Kalamandalam Praveen.
Song – Kalamandalam Viswas, Kalamandalam Krishnakumar.
Maddalam – Kalamandalam Prasanth
10.30 am: Seminar (Subject – Kathakaliyile Geethavadyachamayangalude Parinamam)
02.00 pm: Cholliyattam by Kalamadnalam Balasubrahmanian
Song – Kalamandalam Hareesh Nambothiri, Kalamandalam Sreenath.
Chenda – Kalamandalam VenuMohan
Madhalam – Kalamandalam Vaisakhan
04.00 pm: Concluding Ceremony
07.00 pm: Kathakali performances

Story 1: Nalacharitham Onnam Divasam
Artist:
Actors (Character)-Padmashree Kalamandalam Gopi (Nalan), Kalamandalam Kesavan Namboothiri (Naradan), Kalamandalam Udayakumar (Hamsam), Kalamandalam Rajasekharan (Damayanthi), Kalamandalam Vipin, Kalamandalam Adithyan (Thozhimar).

Story 2: Ravanolbhavam
Artists:
Actor (Character) - Kalamandalam Balasubrahmanian (Ravanan), Kalamandalam Arunkumar (Kumbhakarnan), Kalamandalam Sreeram (Vibheeshanan).
Song - Kalamandalam Babu Namboothiri, Kalamandalam Sreejith
Chenda - Kalamandalam Balasundaran, Kalamandalam Venu Mohan
Madhalam - Kalamandalam Haridasan , Kalamandalam Prasanth

Story3 : BaliVadham
Artists:
Actors (Character) - Kalamandalam Ravikumar (Sugreevan), Kalamandalam Ramachandran Unnithan (Baali), Kalamandalam Mukundan (Sreeraman), Kalamandalam Ajeesh (Laksmanan), Kalamandalam Aromal (Angadan), Kalamandalam Shyamdas (Thara)
Song - Kalamadnalam Jayaprakash, Kalamandalam Viswas, Kalamandalam Yadhukrishnan.
Chenda - Kalamandalam Nandakumar, Kalamandalam Sreehari
Madhalam - Kalamandalam Vaishakhan, Kalamandalam  Sreejith

Chutti (Makeup)- Kalamandalam  Satheesan, Kalamandalam  Murali, Kalamandalam  Sukumaran, Kalamandalam Ravi, Kalamandalam  Nidhin Anand.
Aniyara (Backstage) – Kunjan, Balan, Sethu, Shaji, Rajan, Appunni Mani, Vivek, Rameshan.

Organised by: Kathakali School, Cheruthuruthy.
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