The word â€œKalaâ€ means â€œArtâ€ and the word â€œBhavanâ€ means â€œHouseâ€ which means â€œHouse of Artsâ€ (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 itâ€™s a unique Institution on the cultural map of India.
It has played a major rol...