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Dance of the Gods

Theyyam is a traditional colorful ritual dance of North Malabar, that everyone should witness at least once in their life. A worship of heroes and ancestral spirits, the performance is a synthesis of ritual, vocal and instrumental music, dance, painting, sculpture and also literature.

TAGS: Culture, Dance, India, Kerala, Ritual, Travel

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2015
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: April 7, 2016, 12:09 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 550D
Focal Length: 55mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Kasargod, Kerala, India