Kerala Wedding Planners giving here an overview about the various traditional performing arts of Kerala.
Kathakali is one of the major forms of classical Indian dance. It is a story play genre of art, but one distinguished by the elaborately colorful make-up, costumes and facemasks that the traditionally male actor-dancers wear. Kathakali primarily developed as a Hindu performance art in the Malayalam-speaking southwestern region of India
Duffmuttu is an art form prevalent in the Malabar region of the state of Kerala in south India. It derives its name from the duff, a percussion instrument made of wood and ox skin. The word duff is of Arabic origin and is also called a thappitta. Duffmuttu is performed as social entertainment and to commemorate festivals.
Oppana is a popular form of social entertainment among the Mappila community of Kerala, South India, prevalent throughout Kerala, especially in . The Malayalam word Oppana Pattu is the derivation of the Tamil word Oppanai Pattu. In Tamil, Oppanai; means make up. Oppana was originated on the occasion of make of Muslim brides
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Theyyam is a popular ritual form of worship of North Malabar in Kerala, India, predominant in the Kolathunadu area and also in South Canara and Kodagu of Karnataka as a living cult with several thousand-year-old traditions, rituals, and customs. The performers of Theyyam belong to the lower caste community and have an important position in Theyyam.
Mohiniyattam, is one of two classical dances of India that developed and remain popular in the state of Kerala The other classical dance form from Kerala is Kathakali Mohiniyattam dance gets its name from the word Mohini – a mythical enchantress avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu, who helps the good prevail over evil by deploying her feminine powers.
Koodiyattam, also transliterated as Kutiyattam, is a traditional performing art form in the state of Kerala, India. It is a combination of ancient Sanskrit theatre with elements of Koothu, a Tamil performing art which is as old as Sangam era. It is officially recognised by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.