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Kathakali is the classical dance-drama of Kerala, South India, that dates from the 17th century and is rooted in Hindu mythology.
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Marvelous image.. I am so very interested in the history and culture of the many diverse people of this planet.. thanks!
Hi, Heather. Thanks for the comment and favoriting. This type of dance is only danced by men…even the female roles. It mixes ritualistic moves with pantomime. So the storyline is very easy to follow. What I like most in this type of performance are the costumes… :-) Miguel
Thanks for the info brings Japanese Kabuki to mind……
this is just intriguing and beautiful and the information very interesting
Thanks so much for the comment and fav.
Great capture of the gold highlights.
Thanks, Nancy. :-)
Thank you, Robyn. I like this group. :-)))
Thanks, Dinni. :-)
CONGRATULATIONS … WELL DONE
Thanks so much for the feature. :-)
Fantastic! I saw many Kathakali dancers when I was in Kerala—fantastic performances. Wonderful capture!
Yeah, these performances are truly different. Thanks for your comment and fav. :-) Miguel
Congratulations on your feature!
Thanks, Deborah. :-)
The stories these dances and dancers tell !!! Great capture !
10 July 2011
Thank you Shubd.