Kathakali is the ancient classical dance from of Kerala which is a grand
mix of dramatics, vocal and instrumental music, dancing and mine. The following
institutions are performing daily Kathakali at their centres:-
1) See India Foundation, Kalathil Parambil House Valanjambalam Chittor
Road, South End, Kochi - 682 016. Tel.: 369471/371759 Timing 6.45 p.m. to 8 p.m. Male - up
at 6 p.m.
2) Art Kerala Kannarathodathu Lane, Valanjabalam, Kochi - 682016 Tel.: 366 238
Timings: 7.00 to 8.30 p.m. Make up at 6 p.m.
3) Cochin Cultural Centre, Manikath Road, Kochi 682016 Tel.: 367866
Timings: 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Make-up at 5.30 Fare Rs. 125/-
Daily Kathakali shows at select
Timings: 6.45 p.m. to 8
p.m.Classical dance forms such as Bharaanatyam, Mohiniyattam, and Kuchipudi, and Karnatic
Music recitals at the Kerala Fine Arts Hall at foreshore road; and a range of art
galleries, reflecting the achievements of visual artist through paintings, murals, and
sculpture are increasingly popular venues. There is very little of Western style
nightlife. Anual events like the Tourism Week (Dec to Jan). Featuring Boat races, Food
festivals, Flowershows, and a variety of entertainment's programme, are all well worth
seeing. If you are in any doubt, heck the local newspapers for venues and timings.
Village is a cultural art centre promoting Kerala's varied art forms
under a single roof.