GOTHROTHSAVAM 2019

GOTHROTHSAVAM 2019


Gothrothsavam was organized for Mangalamkali (a tribal dance form) fest at Thayyanur, Kasaragod the northern tribal area in Kerala. Mangalamkali is an old traditional tribal dance form in Northern part of Kerala performed especially by “mavilas” and “Malavettuvas” community. The ritual dance form was performed occasionally at marriage functions of their community as a part of the entertainment. Certain unique and specific musical instruments called “thudi” which is made up of the timber of jack tree and the skin of goat were used by the performers.