Kanavu alternative school and commune in Wayanad – Kerala

Wayanad song © Kanavu music group founded by K.J. Baby
Travel photographs of Wayanad region and Kanavu centre © Ludwig Pesch

Kanavu is an alternative school/commune in Cheengode in Nadavayal village, Wayanad district, Kerala, India, set up by writer, activist and film director K. J. Baby. The school’s activities include performances of traditional plays and music, as well as martial arts (Kalarippayattu) training. During the year 2007 the Kanavu was registered with the students of kanavu as a trust, and they have taken over the charges.

Source: Kanavu – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Address : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanavu
Date Visited: Mon May 28 2012 14:01:52 GMT+0200 (CEST)

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