The 81st anniversary of the Kerala Kalamandalam and Vallathole Jayanthi will be celebrated at Cheruthuruthy, near here, on Tuesday and Wednesday. Minister for Culture K.C. Joseph will present the awards and fellowships for the artistes at the function. P.K. Biju, MP, will preside over the function. Various cultural programmes, including ‘Kathakali' by Kalamandalam Gopi, Madavur Vasudevan Nair and group; ‘Chakyar Kuthu' by Kalamandalam Rama Chakyar, music programme by Bangalore G. Ravikiran, ‘Thayambaka' by Kallur Ramankutty and group; ‘Thullal' by Kalamandalam Geethanandan; and ‘Bharatha Natyam' by Urmila Sathyanarayan and group will be performed during the celebrations.
— Staff Reporter