- Main Stage @ The Spanda (map)
- Geoffrey Bolton Avenue
- Perth, WA, 6000
Kalaripayattu is a martial art, which originated as a style in southern India. The word kalari first appears in Sangam literature to describe both a battlefield and combat arena.
Nithya Chaithanya (N.C.) Kalari Martial Arts Academy, Delhi is a traditional Kalarippayattu institution established by Dr. Murugan Pillai Gurukal in northern part of India. N.C. Kalari Martial Arts Academy is situated in the capital of India, where the traditional martial arts are practiced and performed for more than two decades. It was Dr. Murugan Gurukkal, who revived this age old art in Northern India and gave it a new lease of life by drawing disciples from all over the world. N.C. Kalari Martial Arts Academy, Delhi group has taken Kalaripayattu to great heights. The NC Kalari is undertaking Ayurveda and Kalarippayattu in many European Countries. N.C. Kalari had trained a large number of students including foreigners in the art of Kalaripayattu. Some of the students have started Kalaripayattu classes as their own in their native countries. The NC Kalari, Delhi team has represented India in many international events on various occasions. The centre is a recipient of many national and international awards. During our performances, we had been to Israel, Palestine, Mauritius, Nigeria, Malaysia & China, etc. We provide lectures, demonstrations, exclusive workshops, elegant choreographic works and stunning mock fights.
Our tradition and reputation attracted many celebrities and we have performed Kalarippayattu before Presidents, Vice Presidents, Prime Ministers and many distinguished guests from different nations.