Nehru Trophy Boat Race Part 3

Nehru Trophy Boat Race Part 3 Nehru Trophy Boat Race is the most famed snake boat race in Kerala, India. Thousands flock to the banks of the Punnammada lake in Alappuzha district of Kerala to witness this unique race. The race of Chundan Vallams or Snake boats is the hightlight of the race.

Tolpavakoothu

Video of Tolpavakoothu or leather puppet play, an ancient art form of Kerala. This form of leather puppetry is popular in and around the district of Palakkad. Traditional performed in temples this art form is part of the culture of Kerala. Tholpavakoothu adopts stories from Kamba Ramayanam, Tamil version of Indian epic Ramayana written by Read more about Tolpavakoothu[…]

Kakkarissi Natakam

Video of Kakkarissi Natakam, a folk theatre form of Kerala. It is noted for simple modes of expression and humour including social satire. This theatre form is believed to have originated around the 1750s. Most often stories from the ancient epics form the themes. Social satire is a major feature of this art form and Read more about Kakkarissi Natakam[…]