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Changanum Ponganum Theyyam – Information – Story

Changanum Ponganum Theyyam is a rare theyyam seen during the annual thira – kaliyattam – kothu festivals in Kannur and Kasaragod region of Kerala. As per information, Changanum Ponganum are two theyyams that provide comic relief to the people through their antics. They also use satire to pass important social message. The story of Changanum Ponganum is that of jokers making people laugh and think at the same time. They also show numerous exercises and body movements to make people laugh. They indulge in mock fights.

Changanum Ponganum theyyam is performed at the Kannur Payyannur Kankole Kannangat Bhagavathy Kavu temple and Kasargod Nileshwaram Andol Kunnummal Puthiyarakkaal Cheralath Bhagavathy temple.