Traditional physical wisdom, Innovation & Technology
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Kerala PhotographersA biography of past and present master photographers from kerala? Portfolios of The famous photographers, the creative ones, nature lovers, event photographers, etc, etc... list of masters
Kerala ArtsArt forms of Kerala. The various Arts Forms of kerala including Performing Arts, Ritual Arts and Folk arts.
KathakaliKathakali literally meaning 'story-dance' is one of the oldest theatre forms in the world., the Classical Dance-Drama of Kerala, India is a highly stylised classical Indian dance drama noted for its attractive make-up of characters.
MohiniyattamMohiniyattam - The dance of the enchantress. Mohiniyattam is a female classical dance form of Kerala. Mohiniattam was mainly performed in the Temple precincts of Kerala. Mohiniyattam is a fusion of ' Bharathanatyam ' and ' Kathakali ', as it combines the graceful elegance of Bharatanatyam and dynamism and vigour of Kathakali. The name Mohiniyattam may have been coined after Lord Vishnu, and the main theme of the dance is love and devotion to God, with usually Vishnu or Krishna being the hero. Devadasis used to perform this in temples. But it also has elements of Koothu and Kottiyattom in it. Mohiniyattam is a drama in dance and verse.
Kerala FestivalsDifferent fairs and festivals of Kerala. Bedsides the major festivals, many traditional and local festivals are celebrated in Kerala. Onam is the state festival of Kerala.
OnamOnam is the state festival of Kerala. It is celebrated in honour of Mahabali, the mythical Asura king of ancient Kerala. Legends behind Onam, Stories of Onam, Rituals behind Onam, celebration of Onam, Onam pictures, onam images, onam photos, onam pics, onam pookkalam, onam pookalam. Carnival of Onam lasts for ten days and brings out the best of Kerala culture and tradition.