News:Pulikali(Tiger dance) festival is set to be welcomed in Kerala.


About Pulikali:

  • Pulikali (Tiger Dance) is a folk art of Kerala.
  • The artists wear a tiger mask, paint their bodies like tigers and dance to the rhythm of traditional percussion instruments such as thakil, udukku and chenda.
  • It is performed on the fourth day of Onam festival.
  • The main theme of this folk art is tiger hunting with participants playing the role of tiger and hunter.