About Folklore Akademi

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About Folklore Akademi

   Kerala Folklore Akademi, an independent center for cultural affairs, was established by the Govt. of Kerala on 28 june 1995. The main objectives of the akademi are to promote and project the traditional art forms of kerala. Folklore Akademi, is located in Chirakkal, Kannur District, Kerala. The institution was constituted by the Government of Kerala and works under the Cultural Affairs Department, Government of Kerala. Akademi is situated on the bank of a chira (pond) which is the second biggest man made pond of Asia……

About North Malabar

 Kerala has a rich tradition of Folklore. Folklore in this region is a spontaneous expression of human behavior and thoughts. Generally speaking, Folklore could be defined as the lore of the common people who had been marginalized during the reign of feudal Kings. The Keralites have their culture and lore which were mostly part of agricultural. Sowing, planting of nharu (sidling) dearing out he weeds, harvests etc are the different stages of agriculture which have their typical rituals. Numerous songs and performing arts are accompanied with ……

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          Kerala has a rich tradition of Folklore. Folklore in this region is a spontaneous expression of human behavior and thoughts. Generally speaking, Folklore could be defined as the lore of the common people who had been marginalized during the reign of feudal Kings.

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