Kala Academy 50 YearsKala Academy Goa, the premiere institute acting in the field of Art & Culture has been doing Yeoman Service in identifying, nurturing and promoting art. Thus, it has evolved as center of  various forms of art. Ever since its inception, it has been bedrock of huge number of activities and programmes organized across various fields and discipline of art to fructify the goals and aim of this institute.

Shri Govind S. Gaude

Chairman, Kala Academy Goa


Kala Academy plays a pivotal role in forming a niche in the cultural and performing studies of Goa. Kala Academy since its inception as an institution of academics has been a creative and liberal space for innovation and experimentation. As an institution, it has deeply influenced the art practices in Goa over the years.

The changing times and trends have also evolved several challenges. Providing quality art education to young people is our prime concern. Similarly providing quality space and ecosystem to young minds to engage in different art practices and forms have been our core agenda. .. Read More


Shri. Ritwik Sanyal- Dhrupad Vocal Concert Shri. Rahul Sharma, Santoor Concert Shri. Sanjeev Shankar & Shri. Ashwani Shankar- Instrumental Concert Shehnai Shri. Dnyaneshwar Naik - classical Vocal Recital Shri. Govind Gaude,  Art & Culture Minister & Shri. Ravi Naik, M.LA, Garlanding the bust of Surashree Kesarbai Kerkar Shri. Omkar Dadarkar- Classical Vocal Concert Shri. Subhash Parwar performing Classical Vocal Recital Vidushi Dr. Ashwini Bhide Deshpande performing Classical Vocal Concert Smt. Pratima Tilak-Classsical Vocal Concert Sukanya Ramgopal presenting Layaraaga Samarpanam Vidushi Smt. Shubhada Paradkar- Classical Vocal Concert Vidwan Dr. Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman(Mrudangam) & Pt. Anindo Chatterjee (Tabla)- Instrumental Jugalbandi Concert Classical Vocal Concert - Smt. Shaswati Mandal Classical Vocal Concert by Smt. Shaswati Mandal Classical Vocal Concert by Mahendra Toke Classical Vocal Concert by Smt.Pratima Tilak Classical Vocal Concert by Shri. Omkar Dadarkar Classical Vocal Recital by Smt. Samiksha Classical Vocal Recital by Shri. Dnyaneshwar Naik Classical Vocal Concert by Vidushi Dr. Ashwini Bhide Deshpande Classical Vocal Concert- Pt. Kaivalya Kumar Gurav Classical Vocal Recital by Shri. Subhash Parwar Classical Vocal Concert by Vidushi Smt. Shubhada Paradkar Curtain Raiser Event Inaguration of the festival by Director Shri. Pravin M.S Barad Curtain Raiser Event by speakers Smt. Shruti Sadolikar Katkar, Dr. Vasanti Tembe, Smt. Sulabha Pishawikar and Moderator Shri. Keshav D. Paranjape Hon'ble Chairman addressing the audience Inaguration of the festival by Hon'ble Chairman of Kala Academy Shri.Govind Gaude Inaguration of the festival by Member Secretary, Shri. Gurudas P. Pilarnekar Dhrupad Vocal Concert by Ritwik Sanyal Instrumental Concert Mohanveena by Pt. Vishwamohan Bhatt Instrumental Jugalbandi Concert of Mrudangam by Vidwan Dr Umayalpuram K Sivaraman and Tabla by Pt. Anindo Chatterjee. Instrumental Concert Sarod by Pt. Narendra Nath Dhar Instrumental Concert Santoor by Shri. Rahul Sharma Instrumental Concert Shehnai- Shri. Sanjeev Shankar & Ashwani Shankar Lighting of lamp by Shri. Ravi Naik, M.L.A Ponda Constituency Pt. Kaivalya Kumar Gurav- Classical Vocal Concert Mahendra Toke- Classical Vocal Concert Member Secretary Shri.Gurudas P. Pilarnekar welcoming Shri. Ravi Naik, M.L.A, Ponda Constituency Pt. Narendra Nath Dhar performing Instrumental Concert Sarod Panchakanyas presenting Instrumental Concert- Sukanya Ramgopal, Soumya Ramachandran, Vani Manjunath, Lakshmi Pillai, Bhagyalakshmi Krishna Shri Gurudas P.Pilarnekar welcoming Shri. Govind Gaude, Hon'ble Chairman of Kala Academy Pt. Vishwamohan Bhatt- Instrumental Concert Mohanveena Samiksha Kakodkar performing Classical Vocal Recital

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