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I am collecting Indian Heritage and culture related vintage postcards, paintings, prints etc. and exhibited them at several locations across India in various events and also sharing them with school and college children by giving presentations to them on Indian Heritage and Culture with my collections and also documenting puppetry etc. intangible performances.

Friday, 1 February 2013

Velakali Dance of Kerala post card

This is Velakali Dance of  Kerala post card in my collection. 

This Velakali Dance of  Kerala post card issued by Indian Postal Department on the occasion of releasing a stamp on "Velakali". Velakali is a ritual performed in temples in Kerala. It is performed to commemorate the victory of Pandavas over Kauravas. It is basically a martial dance performed to the accompaniment of trumpets, kettle drums and war cries. This Velakali stamp was released on 30th April, 1991.

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