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Theyyam ritual in Kerala, India 11 Jan 2019

Posted on 11 Jan 2019
Theyyam ritual practiced in Kannur, North Kerala, India
Theyyam ritual practiced in Kannur, North Kerala, India
Theyyam ritual practiced in Kannur, North Kerala, India

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The Theyyam ritual is practiced in Kannur in northern Kerala, India. This colourful ritual dance incorporating mime takes place from December to April annually to worship the spirits of ancestors and heroes. 

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