A STUDY OF KATHAKALI - THE CLASSICAL DANCE DRAMA OF KERALA SOUTH INDIA - MAUK LONDON
EVENT: KERALA CULTURE FEATURING KATHAKALI AND BHARATHANATYAM.
Kalamandalam Vijayakumar - internationally renowned Kathakali actor.
15th SEPTEMBER 2019. TIME AND VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED.
Kathakali actor - Kalamandalam Vijayakumar.
PROMOTED BY THE MALAYALEE ASSOCIATION UK [MAUK]
This exciting event kindly funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, and hosted by The Malayalee Association UK - London, offers a chance to experience authentic Kathakali and Bharatanatyam performed by professional artists from south India.
Experience how remarkable costumes come alive through the outstanding skill of professional international artists Kalamandalam Vijayakumar and Bhagya Lakshmi.
Kathakali and Bharathanatyam will be joined by Mohiniattam, Kuchipudi and Kia Kotti Kali..
See some of the most beautiful classical art forms on earth followed by a Kera;a meal prepared by the local Kerala community.
Bharathanatyam dancer Bhagya lakshmi
These performances illustrate how objects and traditions travel when people migrate and take their culture with them.
The event shows that the costumes we create for theatre have a story to tell, capture our history and represent our social identity.
All are welcome to see the costumes, meet the artists and ask questions.
Actor - Kalamandalam Vijayakumar
Dancer - Bhagya Lakshmi
photo credit Mark Bennette and Kalamandalam Barbara Vijayakumar