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The Kanoo Group to Sponsor the 6th International Koodiyaattam & Kathakali Festival
Dubai: November 27, 2012

The Kanoo Group will sponsor the Utsavam 6th International Koodiyaattam & Kathakali Festival (IKKF) to be held on November 29 - December 2, 2012 at HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein Theatre, GEMS Wellington International School, Dubai. This show will showcase classical performing arts of Kerala by renowned professional artistes as well as young and promising talents.

IKKF is supported by Consulate General of India-Dubai and organized by Thiranottam, a Dubai-based non-profit organization founded and functioning for the promotion and sustenance of traditional and classical art forms of Kerala and their artistes. It also extends all possible help to those unfortunate artistes whose fate force them to live in penury.

This upcoming mega event is open to all viewers. The 4-day festival will feature 3 Koodiyaattam, 8 Kathakali, 3 Thayyampaka, Maddala Keli, Purappadu, Melappadam, 3 Sopaanasangeetham, 2 lectures and demonstrations. Sadanam Krishnan Kutty, Kalamandalam Nambeesan Kutty, Kalanilayam Kunchunni, Kottakkal Narayanan and Margi Sajeev Narayanachakyar, among 32 artistes will perform in the show.

The Kanoo Group continuously adheres to its values on philanthropy and shares the same goal with Thiranottam. It supports such worthy cause like IKKF which is an opportunity for young generations to tap their innate talents and to preserve their cultural heritage.