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Archive for 2008

Mohiniyattam Arangetram

On 22nd December, 2008

The senior students of Mohiniyattam performed their arangetram on Dec 22nd at Jubilee Hall. The event was inaugrated by Prof. Kalamandalam Leelamma, Dean, Kerala Kalamandalam Deemed University. The dancers were Ria P.G., Anjana.S, Swathi Krishna, Drisya.M., Drisya Payyeri, Jyothi Jayakumar, Ashitha.C, Haritha.S.Rajeev, Sreelakshmi.B., and Namitha Boss.

Vaividhya- Dec 19th 2008

On 19th December, 2008

Vaividhya was a special show organised by the Calicut Round Table 69 as part of their annual fund raiser. Senior students performed along with Srikanth and Aswathy for this event which was inaugrated by the Dist. Collector. Dr. A. Jayathilak.I.A.S.

18th Anniversary Celebrations – Nov 15th 2008

On 15th November, 2008

It is 18 years since we moved into our Chalappuram premises and 36 years since the school was founded by Smt Kalamandalam Saraswathy. We celebrate the occasion on November 15th 2008 at Jubilee Hall , Tali, Calicut. The Chief Guest is Kalaimamani Smt. Radha (Bharatanatyam exponent) and Guest of Honour is Sri M.P.S.Namboodiri, Dean, Kerala Kalamandalam Deemed University.


We also plan to give out Natya Visharada diploma certificates to students who have completed ten years or more in Nrityalaya. The formal function begins at 5:30 p.m. and students will give a performance at 7 p.m. All are welcome !

Vijayadasami Celebrated on Oct 9th.

On 9th October, 2008

Vijayadasami was celebrated at Nrityalaya on 9th October. The day began with the puja at 6 a.m. The students and teachers performed the “vidyarambham” and new admissions commenced at 10 a.m. Around hundred new students have now become members of our family and to welcome them a chamber concert was organised in the premises at 5 p.m. in the evening. “Samarpanam” was an offering of music and dance by 30 singers and 70 dancers.

Arangetram of Nrityalaya students- Sept 28th 2008

On 28th September, 2008

The arangetram or debut performance of the Bharatanatyam and Carnatic music students will be held on September 28th, 2008, at Sooryakanthi Kalyana Mandapam, Tali,Kozhikode.

The music students will give their performance at 5:30 p.m. and the dance students will begin at 7 p.m.

All are welcome !

Performance by siblings at Thrikkakkara Temple, Sept 7th 2008

On 31st August, 2008

Anjana Ashokan and Aparna Ashokan, students of Nrityalaya, will give a Bharatanatyam performance at Thrikkakkara Mahakshethram, Thrikkakkara, Ernakulam on September 7th 2008 at 9 p.m.

This is in connection with the Onam Celebrations of the temple whose deity is Vamana Moorthy, Lord Vishnu in the form of a dwarf.

Anjana is a second year MBBS student of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Aparna is class nine student of Providence Girls High School.

We wish them good luck !