The centre, the second in the country after the premier NCPA at Nariman Point in Mumbai, will come up at Varkala, Kerala.

About the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai
The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) is a multi-venue, multi-purpose cultural centre which aims to promote and preserve India’s heritage of music, dance, theatre, film, literature and photography.

Why is NCPA being set up?
It is aimed at popularising culture, heritage, arts, and tourism.