KATHAKALI HERITAGE PROJECT IN CROYDON

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Covid19

 

Due to Covid 19 our National Lottery Heritage Project planned for the Museum of Croydon was postponed until 2021. 

As we slowley come out of lockdown we are discussing the best space to display the costumes and how we can take the heriatge of Kathakali and Kerala into the community.

 

Archbishop Lanfranc Academy

will be hosting an exhibition of costumes, workshops and performances for the academy, local feeder schools and familes.

 

The Museum of Croydon

is looking for suitable spaces to host an exhibition of costumes and a night of celebration to include South Indian snacks, a guided tour of the exhibition and  performances of Chenda Melam - drumming, Kathakali, Bharatanatyam and Kia Koti Kali [folk dance]. 

 

The Kerala Community 

will be hosting an evening of Kathakali and Kerala events to celebrate Onam. 

 

Subrang Arts

will be exploring the similarities between Kathakali and Gujurati fold dance.

 

Beeja Dance Company

will explore the heritage and techniques of Bharatanatyam and Kathakali.

 

Play for Progress

will enter the world magical world of Kathakali storytelling and the power of visual theate. 

 

As soon as we have confirmed details we will post details on our web page - please watch this space.