Chavittu Nadakam Christian Art Form

Chavittu Nadakam

Chavittu nadakam is an ancient art form of Kerala which is performed by Latin Christians in Kerala. It is believed that this art form is originated in Cochin in Ad 16th.

In early days chavittu nadakam is performed mainly in districts of Alappy, Ernakilam etc. It ia very color full art form like a drama in which actors wear highly color full costumes and act or dance based of the background music played.

This Art resembles European Opera. chavittu nadakam usually performed in open stages and some time in interior of churches also. The dance is performed with chavittu nadakam songs in back ground.

It is a dance drama which narrate the history of kings who lived in European country.