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This is highly ritualistic dance, well preserved with its rare and grotesque make-up and costume, lively footwork and gymnastic fervor. It represents a glorious period of folk-life in Kannur as well as in Kerala.|


Kalarippayattu is one of the advanced combat sciences of the world and has reproduced many a hero whose exploits are celebrated in legends and folk songs.


Folk Dances:
Folk plays and dances are prevalent  among the scheduled casts and tribes. they believed that dancing and singing make their gods happy.


Vadakkan Pattukal:
Ballads sung in praise of the exploits of local heroes form an important source of inspiration for the community. These ballads are sometimes connected with deities.  


Poorakkali is a temple festival held in the Bagavathy temples in the month of Meenam.


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