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Tolpava koothu

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Among the many folk arts of Kerala, tOlpAvakoothu (leather puppet play / ancient shadow puppetry)is a ritualistic art form performed in specially made theatre (koothu madam) in front of temples. (see Tol paava koothu - The shadow puppet theatre of Kerala)
Under the aegis of Kerala Folklore Akademi and Soorya Festival, we were fortunate to attend one such show. Watch this space for more!