Organised by the Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Sree Padmanabham, the 55 day long cultural extravaganza will begin tomorrow. The inaugural ceremony on 21st November will witness an instrumental ensemble with Mohiniyattam directed by Soorya Krishnamoorthy featuring over 140 artists. Gopika Varma and Ananda Shankar Jayant will also perform at the ceremony at the Kizhakenada of the temple from 7:15 pm.
The following days will witness the revival of all the temple arts, starting with Panchanyam, the Kathakali festival, Sudarshanam, the ritualistic arts festival featuring Nangyar Koothu, Koodiyattam, Chakyar Koothu and Akshara Shlokam being the highlights of the event. Nationally acclaimed artists in the field of music and dance will perform on the later days at the festival curated by Soorya Krishnamoorthy.
The event will conclude on 15 January, 2020 with Lakshadeepam (lighting of one-lakh lamps), marking the end of the 56-day ritual of Murajapam conducted once in six years.
For more details regarding the fest contact the Project Coordinator at 9633652068