History & Vision

Chetana Sangeet Natya academy is a cultural, educational and charitable trust whose service is open to the public with following aims and objectives.

1. To impart scientific training and research in music, dance, vocology, yoga, meditation and other Indian art forms and to give live performances to disseminate human values and lofty ideals for life

2. To promote creativity

3. Aiming at national development and integration and to foster truth, love, justice and communal harmony

4. To document Indian culture rarities
Chetana Sangeet Natya Academy is the brain child of Dr.Fr.Paul Poovathingal CMI, popularly known as "the singing priest of India" (Paadum Pathiri) for research and training in performing arts. On 2004, July 3rd it was blessed by Fr. Jerome Cherusserry, then Provincial, at AICUF House, Mylipadam, Thrissur. Academy was formally inaugurated by Padmabhushan Dr.K.J.Yesudas on 1" April 2005 in a function at Regional Theatre, Thrlssur in the presence of His grace Varkey Cardinal Vithayathil, Major Archbishop of Syro-Malabar Church, Adv.Therambil Ramakrishnan M.L.A. - honourable Speaker of Kerala Assembly and other dignitaries.

Chetana Sangeet Natya Academy has four different branches:-
1. School of Indian Music
2. School of Indian Dance
3. School of Vocology
4. School of Yoga & Meditation

Within short time Chetana Sangeet Natya academy earned a commendable position in the cultural map of Kerala with its dedicated and intensive training programme in the field of Fine Arts and Vocology. It became the first institution in India to conduct a Vocology workshop and certificate course. Chetana Sangeet Natya Academy is the only institution in India to have a "Voice Clinic" for voice users especially for musicians.