Theyyam – ‘ The Dance of God ‘ – 10 !
Theyyam is a visually impressive folk dance , popular in Northern part of Kerala.
It is performed to honor Gods and Goddesses or heroes and ancestral spirits with divine power.
There are about 500 varieties of Theyyam – with various costumes, headgear ,masks, music and rhythm of dance.
Theyyam is a dazzling dance drama with mime , music, light, colors incorporating rituals of tribal culture.
Pappinisseri, Kannur , India