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Keeping the Ancient Practice of Theyyam Alive in Kerala

Short feature on the dance ritual Theyyam in Payyanur in Kerala produced for Euronews TV.

In Kerala, a state in South India, the cult of Theyyam is still alive. The ritual form of worship involves traditions that some say date back as far as neolithic times. These rituals, practiced across North Kerala’s Malabar region, are rooted in the natural world.

Theyyam, a ritualistic folk art popular in north Malabar incorporating dance, mime and music.#culture #Kerala #India #travel

View the published piece on Euronews: http://www.euronews.com/2017/05/10/how-artists-are-keeping-the-ancient-practice-of-theyyam-alive

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