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Cheruthuruthy (Kerala Kalamandalam)

 
 
North of Thrissur, 29km away, near the Shornur Railway Junction. Kerala Kalamandalam at Cheruthuruthy, was founded in 1930 by Mahakavi Vallathol. It's main objective is to revive, preserve and develop the ancient and traditional art form of Kerala, particularly Kathakali.Now the Kerala Kalamandalam is functioning at Vallathol Nagar, with its new building complex at Natyagraha. The old Kerala Kalamandalam is still at Cheruthuruthy on the shore of Nila River (Bharathapuzha). The Samadhi(Tomb) of Poet Vallathol, the founder of this famous institution,is in the premises of the old Kalamandalam.It is in this academy that the best of Kerala's Kathakali performers get their rigorous training. The institution also offers training in music, drama, and other dance forms including Mohiniyattom, Koodiyattom and Ottan Thullal.
 
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