12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
tiger spectrum

This colourful tiger-dance festival Pulikali is marked as the celebration following an historical event, when the Emperor Rama Varma Sakthan of Cochin, was said to have introduced this folk art, to celebrate with a dance that reflected the wild and macho spirit of his military-force.

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Date Taken: 09.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: KERALA, India
Camera: NIKON D700
Copyright: © Amitava Chandra