The Department of Malayalam organised a two day National Seminar on Kathakali on the 18th and 19th of February 2011.The main theme was the Poetics and Theatrics of Nalacharitam. The seminar was inaugurated by Prof.R.Prasannakumar,Education Secretary NSS and presided by Principal Dr.M.P.Rajan. Dr.K.N.Viswanathan Nair welcomed the gathering.
In the technical Sessions papers were presented by Dr.T.N.Vasudevan, Dr.S.S.Sreekumar, Dr.V.Rajeev, Dr.Raju Vallikunnam,Dr.K.N.Viswanathan Nair,Dr.N.Vijayakrishnan,Dr.B.Ravikumar and Dr.K.Gopakumar.Prof.Rema Sreedhar,HoD,Malayalam was the convenor of the seminar.
On the second day A Kathakali Performance was organised in the college auditorium. The story was "Nalacharitam-Day 4".The main artists were the Maestro Padmasree Kalamandalam Gopi, Sri Margi Vijayakumar and Kalamandalam Sri Shanmukhan.Sri.Palanad Divakaran and Kalamandalam Sajeevan were the main singers.
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