art & culture....

 

 

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