The centre is for documentation, preservation and dissemination of folk theatres of Karnataka funded by Ford Foundation and supported by the Academy of General Education, Manipal and MGM College Trust. The centre housed on the first and second floors of Nalanda Building is a source house of almost all forms of folk traditions worships, folk medicine traditions, folk music and beliefs of the State with a few samples of allied forms of neighboring States too. It maintains an archival treasure consisting of video cassettes, documentaries, slides, photographs and audio tapes. Documentation of rare folk theatre forms, preservation of data, dissemination of information are some of the ways in which the centre tries to arouse public in the culture of the people.
Monday to Friday : 09.00 – 17.00 Saturday : 09.00 – 13.00
Regional Resources Centre for Folk Performing Arts
MGM College Campus, Udupi – 576 102
Phone: 91 820 2521159 (O) 2520559 (R) Fax: 91 820 2523559
Prof. Heranje Krishna Bhat
Chief Co-ordinator (Research Wing)