“Kalabhushanam” Shrimathy Thiripurasundari Yoganantham
Principal and chief Instructress Kalaimanram Sri Lanka Est 1958
Kalaimanram was founded by late W.M Cumarasamy of Jaffna, father of “Kalabhooshanam” Shrimathy Thiripurasundari Yoganantham and was inaugurated by her guru, “Natya Kalakesari” “Isai Perarignar” “Padmashri” Vazhuvoor B. Ramaiah Pillai on the 21st of oct 1958 at the town hall Jaffna.” Kalabhushanam” Thiripurasundari Yoganantham as Principal and chief Instructress in Bharathanatyam, “Kalabhooshanam” Sathiabama Rajalingam in charge of carnatic vocal and Ram Cumarasamy as Director continued to dedicate their service towards Bharathanatyam and carnatic vocal.In addition to regular classes at the institution, Kalaimanram also had classes at schools such as Chundikuli girls college Jaffna, Arali, Pandatheruppu and Isai Kalai Manram Chavakatcheri.
Kalaimanram has had a quite a big number of Arangetrams in Jaffna during 1958-1986, and several Dance dramas such as Bama Vijayam, Kutralkkuravanji , Aandal, Kaveri, Sitham alahiyar a combination of thevaram for the Navalar Vizha.
In 1987 Kalaimanram was established in Colombo and since then continued its tremendous work with students who wished to have their Arangetrams and also for students who wished to do their Diploma which was awarded by kalaimanram.
Kalaimanram produced shows for the American brass ensemble, French cultural deligation and during the visit of arch bishop of Canterburys in Colombo Srilanka.
Students of Kalaimanram performed the dance drama, “ Dheivathai”for the 4th world hindu conference which was held in Colombo Srilanka , in 1995.
Kalaimanram has its branches In Australia ,Canada, France, Germany and uk. In 2008 it proudly celebrated its golden jubilee in the presence of Mr & Mrs Thiripurasundari Yoganantham.
Vazhuvoorar award received by “Kalabhooshanam” Mrs Thiripurasundari Yoganantham from Padmasree Dr K. J. Yesudas on the 29th Vazhuvoorar dance and music festival held on the 25th of January 2009 in India.