Pulikali

Artists, with painted bodies, wait to perform during the annual 'Pulikali' or Tiger Dance in Thrissur, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.  Pulikali is a colorful recreational folk art revolving around the theme of tiger hunting, performed to entertain people during Onam, an annual Hindu harvest festival. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar K.)

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Artists with painted bodies wait to perform the “Pulikali”, or tiger dance, during the Hindu harvest festival of Onam in Kerala, south India. Pulikali is a colourful recreational folk art revolving around the theme of tiger hunting. Read more