Kala Academy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Kala Academy (Academy of the Arts) is a prominent cultural centre run by the Government of Goa, in Goa, India. Situated at Campal, Panjim, it is registered as a society, and was started in February 1970. The building was designed by Charles Correa. It plays the role of being an "apex body to develop music, dance, drama, fine art, folk art, literature, etc. and thereby promote (the) cultural unity of Goa.[1]

Funded by the Government of Goa, the centre offers training through its faculty, and also organises festivals, competitions, exhibitions, workshops, seminars, and other programmes related to various forms of the local arts.[2][3] It has a General Council of 28 members, a 14-member Executive Board, and advisory committees for various sections.

Kala Academy, Panjim
Exterior
Exterior 
Interior of the main auditorium
Interior of the main auditorium 
Exterior of the academy library
Exterior of the academy library 
Entrance to the academy library
Entrance to the academy library 

References[edit]

  1. ^ About us Official website.
  2. ^ "Kala Academy's Tiatr contest begins, but with a twist". The Times of India. Sep 2, 2014. Retrieved 2014-09-13. 
  3. ^ "A teacher never truly retires: Parsekar". The Times of India. Sep 6, 2014. Retrieved 2014-09-13. 

External links[edit]