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Thirayattam – Ritual Dance of South Malabar

  • February 11, 2022
  • 1 min read

A ritual performing ethnic art form practiced in Kaavus and Thararavadus of the South Malabar region of Kerala, Thirayattam is a mix of dance, drama, music, satire, facial and body painting, martial art, and rituals.

Watch Thirayattam practitioner and author Peethambaran Moorkkanadu explain the art form, and how it is different from Theyyam.

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