The word “Kala” means “Art” and the word “Bhavan” means “House” which means “House of Arts” (KALABHAVAN).
In 1968, Dr. Fr. Abel CMI, who was the life and soul of the institute Kalabhavan, established Christian Arts Club at Cochin (Kochi), Kerala, India, in a very simple way with one harmonium, two fiddles, with three Children. The very next year, In 1969, Kalabhavan came into existence as the formal, organized avataar of Christian Arts Club. Today it’s a unique Institution on the cultural map of India.
It has played a major role in promoting various art forms, Classical, ... View