layam kalakshetram (1)

Our “LAYAM KALAKSHETHRAM”  is an institution dedicated to teach, practice and encourage fine arts like dance, music and painting having its branches all over North Kerala especially in Kannur and Kasaragod Districts. Now we have four main Branches at Kasaragod, Kanhangad, Nileswar and Payyannur and various other sub centres in North Malabar.

Our Aims

→   To promote fine arts especially music, dance, drawing and painting

→   To revive old folk arts of North Kerala

→   To give free classes in the afore said areas to the poor and deserving boys and girls

→   To enable the artists to secure a covetable position in their respective fields

→   To give the students ample and easy opportunities to have contact with the celebrated veterans in the field of fine arts and to get acquainted with their talent

→   To arrange programs professionally for letting the hidden talents of the students come out

→   To give continuous opportunities to cope up with newest trends in the fields by helping them in their practices even during post academic years.

→   To help the students  in their all round and harmonious development especially personality Development

→   To help the students in participating in competitions conducted by outer bodies ensuring good performances.

→   To instill confidence in the performers

Board of Directors


Rajan Karivellur


Kalamandalam Vanaja

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