All night Kuttiyattam in Paris on 31 October-1 November
31 octobre 2016
An all-night Kuttiyattam performed by artists from Kerala Kalamandalam and directed by K. Rama Chakyar was organized in Théâtre du Soleil, Cartoucherie in Paris. The ICCR sponsored troupe performed snippets from two great Indian epics Mahabharata and Ramayana. Some of these snippets were performed for the first time in France. This ten hour epic theatre performance presented the oral and intangible heritage of Indian culture. The facial expressions and the commendable performance of artists enthralled the audience. Deputy Chief of Mission Manish Prabhat attended the opening invocation. Centre Mandapa, a local artistic group collaborated with the Embassy of India, Paris in organizing the event.