- Our regular village audiences
- A select group of theatre lovers from all over the world
The Festival was organized by the Kattaikkuttu Sangam, a grassroots, non-profit organization that promotes the cultural and economic rights of professional Kattaikkuttu performers.
This is the second time that the Kattaikkuttu Sangam organized a large-scale theatre Festival. A similar event was held in March 2000 (see Festival 2000).
Festival directors: P. Rajagopal & Hanne M. de Bruin
Festival coordinators: Maitri Gopalakrishna & Julia Terlunen
Kattaikkuttu Sangam & Kattaikkuttu Gurukulam
Kuttu Kalai Kudam – Centre for performing arts,
36 Punjarasantankal Village,
Tamil Nadu, India.
Office: +91 (0)44 27242044 / +91 9944 369600
The official sponsors of the Kuttu Festival 2005:
- HIVOS, Bangalore
- Kalai Manram, The Netherlands
- Royal Netherlands Embassy, New Delhi
- South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur
- Professor John Emigh, US
- State Bank of India, Kanchipuram
- Seematti Tex & Readymade, Kanchipuram
- M. Vedachalanayakar, Kanchipuram