Category Archives: Institutions

Kodanad Elephant Training Centre , Ernakulam Information

Kodanad, Ernakulam Kodanad in Ernakulam District is a renowned Elephant training centre in the Indian State of Kerala. Situated on the river banks of the Periyar River, Kodanad is a small village with ideal locale for training of elephants. Elephants are a much revered animal in Kerala. Elephants are an important element of any auspicious occasion in Kerala. The famous Thrissur Pooram where arrays of well-decorated elephants add charm to the festival reminds one of the significance of the animal Read more [...]

CVN Kalari : Information

CVN Kalari CVN Kalari is an institution for imparting knowledge and training in the martial arts. CVN Kalari Sangham in Thiruvananthapuram was founded in 1956 by C.V. Narayanan Nair, C.V. Balan Nair and Kottackal Karunakara Gurukkal. In Malayalam and Tamil the word Kalari means "threshing floor" or "battlefield". It is believed that the term Kalarippayattu has its origins in the Sanskrit term Khaloorika. In Sanskrit, the word KHALOORIKA denotes a place where weapons training were imparted. History The Read more [...]

Kerala Kalamandalam, Cheruthuruthy

Kerala Kalamandalam, Cheruthuruthy Kerala Kalamandalam at Cheruthuruthy in Thrissur district is a premier institute in the field of performing arts. It was founded by the famous Malayalam novelist Padmabhooshan Vallathol Narayana Menon in 1930. The institution trains and provides a platform for artists to stage their performances in performing art disciplines like Kathakali, Koodiyattam, Mohiniyaattam, Thullal and Panchavaadyam. This is one destination which no art lover can miss it in one’s lifetime. History The Read more [...]

Malayala Kalagramam, Kannur District Information

Malayala Kalagramam, Kannur District The Malayala Kalagramam at New Mahe in the district of Kannur in Kerala is an institution pioneering in the field of fine arts, applied arts and performing arts. Located alongside the Mahe river at a distance of 29 kms from Kannur town, Malayala Kalagramam, also known as MAKAM serves as a platform to take art to its best for amateur artists as well as established practitioners of art in all forms. The Kalagramam was instituted in the year 1994 and is sponsored Read more [...]