Location : Hindu Heritage Centre Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Mayor of Mississauga, Bonnie Crombie inaugurated the celebration
Date : 6 Nov 2022
Covered events – Performances from Kerala
1. Kathakali Purappadu, is performed by the founder and director of Toronto Kathakali School Rajish Ramankutty Nair. In this dramatic art, actors interprets their ideas and emotions through highly stylized medium of gestures, picturesque hand poses and vivid facial expressions. The various gestures are supported by related and expressive movements of body and eyes.
2. Chembada Melam – by Vaadyakala Toronto
2. Thiruvathira – by Nupura Dance School of Dance. Thiruvathirakali is an annual synchronized group dance performed by women in Kerala, invoking the favor of Lord Shiva. God’s Own Country is resplendent with visuals of dancers in traditional attire, seamlessly clapping and joining hands around a traditional wick lamp (Nilavilakku).