Our guide had booked us front row seats. Watches as the 2 principal characters applied their make-up. It took them an hour!
Story narrated as to how the dancers are trained, with examples given by one of the characters. Then a short version of the...更多
This was very interesting. Very nice small stage and with approx 100 seats. We were front line. It was nice to see how makeup was done before show starts. Explanations of characters and eye movement was so good. The show was approx 2hrs and after...更多
Having been advised to arrive 1 hr before the dance started, we had seats at the front. This allowed us to watch the two characters applying their make-up. We were also given a good demonstration of a number of key facial expressions that are used...更多
We visited the Kathakali centre in Fort Kochi. Definitely an interesting experience. What I missed was the user friendliness of the performance. The evening performance consists of 4 parts:
1. watching actors putting on their make-up (1-1.5 hrs)
2. Explanation of the characters, hand and...更多
A fascinating chance to see the local drama dance with 3 different characters, close up.
At the same time it is worth booking to see the local fighting men who are just nearby.... this was also amazing to watch and unlike anything we had seen...更多