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Velapuram Kaanodathu Tharavadu Theyyam – Kaliyattam Festival

Velapuram Kaanodathu Tharavadu is located at Velapuram near Pappinisseri in Kannur district, Kerala. This is a famous tharavadu in the region for conducting the annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival. The annual theyyam – kaliyattam – thira festival is held for two days in Malayalam Meda Masam – (April 22 and April 23) (Medam 9 and Medam 10).

The theyyam that are performed here are Vayanatu Kulavan, Elladath Bhagavathy, Thondachan Daivam, Kandanar Kelan, Gulikan Theyyam and Kudiveeran theyyam.

Please note that this is a house and there might not be a proper temple or worship place. The theyyams can be witnessed by general public and is held as per family tradition.