Theyyam is a folklore art popular in northern Kerala (Malabar area).KANNUR is famous for Theyyam.Theyyam basically a folk art.
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This was a deeply spiritual and moving experience so please come to it in silence and faith, even if you don't know, as we didn't, what it was really going to be like! And for that it is ESSENTIAL that you go to a genuine...More
Theyyam is the ritualistic enactment of the various mythological characters and is a integral part of thousand year old customs of the people of North Kerala. The teyyam is performed in a dance form in front of the local shrine and Kavus. Local hindu family...More
You will be surprised by the rituals of Theyyam. Selected humans dress up and perform rituals of spirits and mythical characters from Hindu mythology. The make up is very intricate and beautiful. The attire, make up and dance of Theyyam is a beholding sight. Everything...More
It was one of those long cherished dream fulfillment for me, when the plan was made final. Yes, watching one of these art performance with my naked eyes was something I have been waiting for quite long. About the history of Theyyam (Teyyam, Theyyattam )...More
One of the most colorful and stunning form of art seen at north Kerala. This was once festival of harvest whereby the blessings of the forefathers, heroes and the incarnations of Gods are invoked by inviting and capturing them to life by trained theyyam artists...More
This is one of the most incredible spectacles you are likely to witness. The Kannur Beach House arranged the trip for us. It involved a 45 minute auto-rickshaw ride in the early hours of the morning. This is not laid on for tourists, it is...More
Enormous decorated headdresses with voluminous skirts and carefully painted faces. Only men dance. Yearly temple religious ritual....nothing else like it. People receive blessings from the theyyam dancers. Very stunning experience.