Cheruthuruthy is home to a stunningly unique variety of art forms which have impacted the social and cultural life of the state,performance arts like Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Thullal, Koothu, Folk Dances, Panchavadyam and Drama

Kerala Kalamandalam

Kerala Kalamandalam is the premiere public institution in India imparting training in and conducting performances of the classical arts of Kerala viz. Kathakali, Koodiyattam, Mohiniyaattam, Thullal and Panchavaadyam. Founded in 1930 by renowned poet Padmabhooshan Vallathol Narayana Menon along the banks of the river Nila in the Cheruthuruthy village of Thrissur District, Kalamandalam is an immortal name in the cultural map of the world. Training in art-disciplines at Kalamandalam essentially adheres to the ancient Gurukula sambradaaya.


Famous around the world, Kathakali’s magnificence has won great admiration for the state of Kerala. Proud that this renowned artfrom originated, was originated from Kerala’s shores over 300 years ago. It combines devotion, drama, dance, music, costumes and make up into a divine experience for all who get to view it. It retells the great stories of the past, mostly from Indian epics, and leaves one spellbound at the various intricacies involved in the performance. Every single quiver of the lips, flicker of the eyes or a movement involving the fingers twirling, has great significance. The entire performance sees the audience unable to take their eyes away from the spectacle taking place on stage.


The oldest tradition of string puppetry in Kerala, nool pavakoothu, older than pavakathakali, where the puppeteer-showmen performed every year during religious festivals. Two categories of puppets were seen side by side in a performance. Smaller puppets, measuring no more than 25 centimetres, represented the classical characters from the epics Ramayana and Mahabharata. And taller, less finely sculpted and painted puppets represented comic characters who appeared in the prologues: in particular, two clowns, or vidushaka, called Koru and Unnaikan, who related their adventures as hunters pursuing a crane. The local public was especially appreciative of the puppeteers’ skill with gestural and narrative improvisation of these popular characters, and would come in droves to see the shows.


Cheruthuruthy also known as Vallathol Nagar is a small town in India near Wadakkanchery, For those who want to have a glimpse at his contributions to the cultural world, a visit to the Vallathol Museum at Cheruthuruthy is a must


Cheruthuruthy, a preoccupied little village on the banks of the temperamental Bharathapuzha, 30 km from Trichur. People of this village are living in very peaceful manner. This village having very proud history. Agriculture is the main profession of this village. Following the traditional modes of agricultural techniques, the farmers of cheruthuruthy play a major role in maintaining prehistoric tradions & culture of kerala. Still this village is waiting for Industrial development. Young generation is more attracted towards mobile, Laptop and computer technology these days, but its a great experience to gaze through the roots of ancestoral traditions. Immerse in the soul of earthly people of Cheruthuruthy


A quaint town in Southern India along the River Nila, this is Cheruthuruthy. Nila connects many small societies along the river, each with a story, culture and traditions that are still kept alive. This is also where the roots of the Khadi begun and still serve to this day. Khadi means handspun or handwoven and is a 5000-year-old process all textile makers and designers should be aware of. The precious fabric is often made of cotton however can be woven into silk or wool. The traditional process of weaving Khadi is simple involving no electricity. It involves the harvesting of cotton brought back to be cleaned. Seeds and separate fibres are delicately removed by a comb. It then undergoes a phase of cleaning commonly known as carding which produces a result of final fibres. Which then go through a spinning wheel and spun into yarn. Following this, artisans use this to weave, dye and sell to sustain a living.


There are many folk communities, traditional artists and artisans who have been living on the shores on River Nila since centuries. Ezhumangad is one of the popular potters’ villages in Kerala, situated on the banks of River Nila. Some of them are still continuing their tradition. Rivers and wetland areas are always been a chosen demographic settlement area for potters, as it provides the essential raw materials required for this activity – mud and clay. Ezhumangad in Palakad district, a border area to Thrissur district is one such locale and is close to the River Nila. At present the number of people involved in this profession of pottery has diminished, but doing well and following a better life style.


Cheruthuruthy Village  is situated in Thrissur District. People of this village are living in very peaceful manner.


This village having very proud history. Agriculture is the main profession of this village. Still this village is waiting for Industrial development. Education, Drinking water, Road and Electricity are the main concern of this village. Young generation is more attracted towards mobile, Laptop and computer technology these days. If banks and finance institutions proved loan and other financial support to the villagers, this village will see the real development. Medical and health services has to be improved.