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Greenix Village

Kalvathy Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682 001, India
+91 98460 20091
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Wonderful demonstration Kathakali make-up; short demonstration of 9 facial expressions depicting particular moods/actions ideas/places; performance, Martial arts (KAlaripayattu Show), Theyyam, a temple ritual art form, performance, Mohiniyattom dance, Bharathanatyam Dnace etc. Other facilities - A Cultural Museum, Restaurant-Dosas and Pancakes, Ayurvedic massage centre, Buddha art Gallery, Noana Souvenier Shop etc.
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“martial arts” (32 reviews)
“dance form” (7 reviews)
“kathakali dance” (10 reviews)
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Kalvathy Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682 001, India
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+91 98460 20091
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very elaborate and intricate performance using facial expressions and hand movements. Very theatrical performance but as it is such a complex art form not one I particularly enjoyed. The performance lasted over a hour, far too long, a number of the audience were asleep. A...More

Thank Gordon H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the show at Greenix Village. The first half was very good (was fun to see the different ways of expressing emotions in this type of art!) but the problem is that after this first half, the organizers of the show stopped the...More

Thank Sonia L
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We experienced an excellent introduction to the art of Kathakali Dance at this theatre. The performance had sections of explanation followed by lively and amazingly colourful demonstration, and the show lasted just the right length of time. It is a small venue and gets a...More

Thank David T
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We enjoyed performances and demonstrations of the traditional pantomime theater form Kathakali, the South Indian martial art Kalaripayattu, and two types of South Indian dancing. The program included explanations of each type of performance for the benefit of the audience, and an opportunity was provided...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We saw a lovely mohiniattam performance followed by an energizing and intriguing kathakali performance. Everything was just perfect.

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We had front row seats for this fascinating performance. It was really very interesting learning about this traditional form of Indian theatre, in particular the importance of facial expression to narrative. My sister took some convincing that one of the main performers was a chap!...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Greenix Village in Fort Kochi draws the regular tourist who wishes to get acquainted with local dances of Kathakali, Mohiniattam and Malati Patati, a form of traditional martial bv arts. The programs are typically in the evenings (atleast off season) for an hour+. You also...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Greenix village is a long corridor which leads to a central platform where artists or artisans perform their dance. This village is famous for live Kathakali and other traditional kerala art forms. It has collections of artifacts and a small chocolate factory store which...More

Thank Trotter8116
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saritababu, Public Relations Manager at Greenix Village, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Good to hear from your heart the feel of our village, thank you

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

If you want to attend the kalari performance - you have to let them know in advance. The room is non ac and very hot.The performers are average only , and explain kalari in tedious detail. I have attended other kalari shows , and they...More

Thank Sudakshna T
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

If you are interested in traditional folklore like costume theater, dancing and singing, this is the right place. The show is very professional, colerful and invested.

Thank Itzhak Z
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