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
M. Jayasankar – President
V.J.S. Namboodiri – Vice President
Mallika Varma – Vice President
K.N. Kesavan Nambisan – Secretary
N. Suresh – Jt. Secretary
T.G. Vinodkumar – Jt. Secretary
Anilkumar – Treasurer
P.D. Subramanian Namboodiri
P.V. Krishnan Kurur
K.G. Mohan Das