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Kala Academy Panaji

Located at the very heart of Panaji city is the famous Kala Academy. Unarguably, the cultural nerve center of Goa. A one stop destination in entire Goa for exploring and enjoying wide range of popular art - right from music, dance, dramas to painting. In other words, Kala Academy is an art heaven for all art lovers residing in Goa. However, most unique thing about Kala Academy is that along with providing art recreation with its state-of-the art auditoriums and amphitheaters, it also provides in-depth training and education in all popular art forms with its specialized departments and faculties. So, it would not be wrong to say that art literally breathes and thrives in this part of Goa.


Here art lovers have 5 state-of-the-art venues to choose from for indulging in different art recreations. These venues are Dinanath Mangueshkar Kala Mandir, the Open Amphitheatre, Exhibition Hall, Black Box and Art Gallery. While most of the art shows organized here are certainly paid shows, but free shows are also organized regularly round the year. All the upcoming programs of the coming weeks/months can be easily accessed at official site of Kala academy: https://kalaacademygoa.org/. Most of the cultural programs include performances by local upcoming artists, but they are still worth experiencing for sheer pleasure of exploring rich Goan culture. Besides, renowned local artists too perform here on regular basis.
Kala academy also has in house cafeteria where mainly snacks and teas/coffees are served. But, there is one more beautiful attraction here where visitors experience immense peace and serenity. This attraction is the beautiful Mandovi River that the backside building of Kala academy overlooks. The open lawn at the backside also has benches where visitors can simply sit down and enjoy the blissful view of Mandovi River. And if you get to experience the mesmerizing view of sun setting on Mandovi River, then entire journey to Kala Academy would be an affair to remember for.

Overall, Kala academy is one of the must visit places of Goa. Especially, if you want to get a glimpse of Goa’s rich culture and artistic talents. Here you’ll get to experience goa’s rich artistic talent for dance, music, drama, literature and painting – all under one roof. And of course, the state-of-the-art facilities here make viewing and experiencing art such a pleasure and joyful experience.

Address and contact information:
Dayanand Bandodkar Marg,
Campal Panjim, Goa 403001
Phone no: (0832) 2420450 – 54.
Email: kalaacademygoa@yahoo.co.in
Website: www.kalaacademygoa.org

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