WITH RED BULL
Use one of the biggest temple festivals in the world as the backdrop for a one of a kind music project
Note On Thrissur Pooram
There is no conductor and no rehearsal for Thrissur Pooram more than 200 artists perform together, these performers are trained under different mentors but come together on the day of Pooram to perform in sync.
The processions and rituals of each of the deities follow a very strict itinerary, scheduled in such a way that the tempo of the Pooram celebrations - 36 hrs non-stop - is maintained without any loss of energy.
✤ “Madathil varavu”- a panchavadhyam melam, participating more than 200 artists, consists of Thimila, Madhalam, Trumpet, Cymbal and Edakka (Different types of instruments)
✤ Ilanjithara melam – a type of melam consists of drum, trumpets, pipe and cymbal
Puppetry Show: There is the Harijan Vela or Parayar Vela as well as the Tholpavakoothu, a traditional shadow puppetry show.
*Kudamattom: The two groups in the presence of melam, exchange colourful and crafted umbrellas competitively at the top of the elephants
The activity flow - 5th – 6th May
► Friday 05th May 2017, Madathil Varavu 11:30 AM on 05th May,
► Elinjithara Melam 2:00 PM on 05th May,
► Royal Dharbhar 5:30 PM on 05th May,
► Fire Works 3:00 AM on 06th May Morning,
► Farewell 12:00 PM on 06th May.
✤ We shoot the Pooram in all its glory focusing on the musical aspects of the same
✤ The main events
✤ Identifying the top performers & top performing teams
✤ Informal jam sessions between the red bull artist & the local artists