Edappally Kathakali Aswadaka Sadas
Kathakali Aswadaka Sadas, started in 2002 December became an acknowledged center for splendid Kathakali performances within a short span of time. Late Kalamandalam Kesavan,as patron of this organization had helped a lot for the all round development of Kathakali aswadaka Sadas.
Today Edappally Kathakali Aswadaka Sadas has the distinction of being a member of the prestigious KERALA SANGEETHA NATAKA ACADEMY.
When Kalamandalam thought of launching its ‘Noorarangu programme’ ( One Hundred stage performances) with a view to popularize this classic art from in different parts of the state, its Vice Chancellor DR.K.G.Poulose selected Changampuzha park as its first venue. Function was a grand success with overflowing house.
- Stage at least 12 performances a year.
- Staged Nalacharitham in full for the first time in Kerala with elaborate discussions by experts. Seven day festival ‘PRIYAMANASAM’ attracted people from all over Kerala.
- Three day kathakali festival in January to commemorate the great promoter of Kathakali and patron of KAS Late Sri.P.K.Godavarma.
- Four day Kathakali Festival in April to commemorate Sri.Kalamadalam Kesavan.
- Kalamandalam Sankaran Embranthiri Anusmaranam in November ( Sangeetha Kacheri).
K N Kesavan Nambeesan
Governing Council of Edappally Kathakali Aswada Sadass
MallikaVarma Vice President
V.J.S.Namboothiri Vice President
K.N.KesavanNambeesan – Secretary
Suresh.N – Jt. Secretary
Anil Kumar -Treasurer
K.V.V.Namboothiri – Member
P.D.Subramanian Namboothiri- Member
Dr.(Prof.).Mohan Bose – Member
Suresh Narayanan – Member
Eawary Varma Member
Anitha Sankaran- Member
Adv.GirijaVallabhan – Member
T.G.Vinod Kumar – Member
T.V.Sasi Kumar – Member
Manoj Nambeesan – Member
Vasavan.M.K – Member
Sreekumara Menon .P.S – Member
P.V.Krishnan Namboothiri – Member