Tiger dance marks end of Onam in Kerala

Thrissur (Kerala), Sept.21 : Curtains were brought down on the harvest festival of Onam in Kerala on Friday.

A lively and colourful Pulikalli, or Tiger Dance, was performed on the occasion.

Enthusiastic performers with their bodies painted with tiger stripes took part in the Pulikalli Dance in Thrissur.

Thrissur was a sea of stripes and spots as the 'big cats' with their bulging bellies danced to the brisk and vigorous beats of an ensemble of traditional drummers of Kerala.

Thousands of curious onlookers enjoyed the annual cultural fare.

A grand procession of tableaux followed the dancers and musicians.

The tiger dance is performed to appease Goddess Durga.

--ANI (Posted on 21-09-2013)

kerala-news headlines

Rail traffic restored

Malayalees celebrate Vishu

Four people hospitalised after bitten by fox

Election booth agent found dead

Supreme Court verdict on transgenders historic: Experts

Hindus celebrate New Year in Kerala

No Modi wave or BJP wave in Kerala: Chandy

'Whatsapp' to ensure road safety in Kerala

Infrastructure development needs efficient managers, says management experts

Two killed in lightning strike in Kerala

Gopi Warrier's plays enthral audiences in London

2 casual labourers die of suffocation in Kerala

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014


Your e-mail:

Your Full Name:

Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box


Back to Top