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This spectacular classical dance drama of Kerala based on the guidelines laid by sage Bharatha's Natya Sastra, the ancient treatise on dance and drama, is over 1500 years old. This elaborate art form is usually performed in the evening and continues up to dawn, and is an integral part of all temple and cultural festivals in Kerala. The costumes and makeup are ornamental, elaborate and design to give a superhuman effect. The actors do not speak or sing but enact the story through mudras (hand gestures) graceful movements and facial expressions. The themes of this awe inspiring art are taken from India's rich and colourful mythology. more....
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Kerala CultureAbout Kerala Travel Guide
This spectacular classical dance drama of Kerala based on the guidelines laid by sage Bharatha's Natya Shastra, the ancient treatise on dance and drama, is over 1500 years old. This elaborate art form is usually performed in the evening and continues up to dawn, and is an integral part of all temple and cultural festivals in Kerala. The costumes and makeup are ornamental, elaborate and design to give a superhuman effect. more....

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Kollam, Places to SeePlaces to See
Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad more....



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Fairs & Festivals, KeralaFairs & Festivals
Velichappadu/komaram, Ammankudam, Arattu, Chandanakudam, Chuttuvilakku, Ezhunnallathu, Kodiyettam, Pallivetta, Paraveppu, Pongala, Seeveli, Thalappoli more....



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Folk Dances, KeralaFolk Dances & Music
Theyyam is one of the most outstanding folk arts of Kerala and has its origin in the northern parts of the state. Also called Thirayattam, (because every thira or village performed this ritualistic art at the village temple) this primitive ritualisic art demands long hours preparation before the performance. TheTheyyam (a form or shape) represents a mythological, devine or heroic character. There are over 350 Theyysma in northen Kerala. The hood, headdress , face painting, Breast plate, bracelets,garlands and fabric of attire of each of these Theyyams are distinct and meticulously crafted according to the character presented. more....

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Kerala BackwatersBackwaters
Thiruvananthpuram, Thiruvallam, Kollam, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Kumarakom, Ernakulam, Kozhikode, Kasaragod more....
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Nature Care & Yoga Centres, KeralaNature Care & Yoga Centres
Welcome to Ayurvedic Health Holidays in Kerala. God's Own Country. Here, an entire range of fascinating experiences await your body, mind and soul. Experiences that will revitalize every facet of your being. And help you begin life a new… This unique health holiday opportunity is based on Ayurveda, the time-tested, ancient Indian syster of medicine. Ayurveda offers you two kinds of holiday options, Rejuvenative and Therapeutic.more....


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Kerala BeachesBeaches
Sharing its western border with the Arabian Sea, Kerala has a 600 km long shoreline dotted with some of the finest, most charming beaches of the world, coconut groves, natural harbours, lagoons and sheltered coves. All of it as peaceful as the rest of the land, washed by the pleasant tropical sun and as pristine as ever. more....


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Hill Stations, KeralaHill Stations
Lying on the windward side of the Western Ghats, Kerala has a long chain of lush, mist-clad hill stations that are home to exotic wildlife. All the hill resorts in Kerala offer the most enchanting experience of nature in all its virgin beauty. The hill stations of kerala are quite conducive to tourism all year round. However, fogging during the mnsoon lasting from June to August may hamper free travel and bring down outdoor visibility. To ensure accommodation during November to April, make advcance reserevations. more....

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