Holi: Rang de Bahrain

Every year, thousands of Indians participate in the festival of Holi. It celebrates the beginning of the new season, spring. Originally, it was a festival that commemorated good harvests and the fertile land. Hindus believe it is a time of enjoying spring’s abundant colors and saying farewell to winter. What is Rang de Bahrain? The […]

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Peacock Dance (Mayilattom)

During our coverage of Arattu festival we attended one of the major attractions which was Peacock Dance (Mayilattom). Both dancers were male dressing up in a very colorful peacock costume! They danced with their wooden stick legs at the temple’s compound and people gave them money to have their blessings.    

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