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theyyam mask

theyyam mask.... the theyyam festival is celebrated in north kerala, india between nov to feb in remote villiages where people dress up with heavy make up and costumes. the theyyam is performed in temples and draws huge crowds. the picture show the face paint being applied by using stems from the coconut palm.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: kannur, India
Camera: X-Pro1
Copyright: © ashok viswanathan