- 1 What are the two types of Karakattam?
- 2 What do you mean by Karakattam?
- 3 How is Karagattam performed?
- 4 Which instrument is used in Karakattam?
- 5 Which state dance is Lavani?
- 6 Which state is famous for bhangra dance?
- 7 What is the famous dance of Mizoram?
- 8 Which state dance is Bharatnatyam?
- 9 What is the classical dance of Bihar?
What are the two types of Karakattam?
Traditionally, this dance is categorized into two types: Aatta Karakam symbolizes joy and happiness. It is mainly performed as entertainment. Sakthi Karakam is performed only in temples as a spiritual offering.
What do you mean by Karakattam?
Karakattam (Tamil: கரகாட்டம் or “karakam (கரகம் ‘water pot’) dance “) is an ancient folk dance of Tamil Nadu performed in praise of the rain goddess Mariamman. Traditionally, this dance is categorized into two types Aatta Karakam symbolizes joy and happiness.
How is Karagattam performed?
Karagattam is a popular folk dance of Tamil Nadu, which involves balancing a pot on the head to musical accompaniment. The Karagam pots are decorated with a cone of flower arrangements, topped by a paper parrot. The parrot swings as the dancer swings along.
Which instrument is used in Karakattam?
The parrot which rotates on the movements of the dancer is a delightful sight. The musical instruments used include Tavil, Nadaswaram, Muni, Udukku and Pambai. Karakattam is popular in villages during temple festivals.
Which state dance is Lavani?
Lavani (Marathi: लावणी) is a genre of music popular in Maharashtra, India. Lavani is a combination of traditional song and dance, which particularly performed to the beats of Dholki, a percussion instrument. Lavani is noted for its powerful rhythm.
Which state is famous for bhangra dance?
Originating in Punjab, bhangra is a folk dance that originally emerged as a way to rejoice in the harvest season.
What is the famous dance of Mizoram?
Chailam: Chailam is a popular dance performed on the occasion of ‘Chapchar Kut’ one of the most important festivals of the Mizos. In this dance, men and women stand alternatively in circles, with the women holding on to the waist of the man, and the man on the women’s shoulder.
Which state dance is Bharatnatyam?
Bharatanatyam. Bharatanatyam is a dance of Tamil Nadu in southern India. It traces its origins back to the Natyashastra, an ancient treatise on theatre written by the mythic priest Bharata.
What is the classical dance of Bihar?
Jaat-Jaatin is the most popular folk dance of North Bihar, especially in the Mithila and Koshi regions.