Karakattam Dance in Opening Ceremony CBSE Cluster XI, Athletic Meet 2012-13, in Oxford Public School, Gwalior, MP - INDIA
Karakattam (Tamil: கரகாட்டம் or "karakam (கரகம் 'water pot') dance") is an ancient folk dance of Tamil Nadu perf...
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.... Less
Karagaattam Karagam is a folk dance with musical accompaniment, performed balancing a pot on the head. Traditionally, this dance was perform...
Karagaattam Karagam is a folk dance with musical accompaniment, performed balancing a pot on the head. Traditionally, this dance was performed by the villagers in praise of the rain goddess Mari Amman and river goddess, Gangai Amman, performed with literature with water pots balanced on their heads. In Sangam literature, it is mentioned as 'Kudakoothu'. This dance has two divisions - one, Aatta Karagam and the other 'Sakthi Karagam'. More often it is danced with decorated pots on the head and is known as 'Aatta Karagam' and symbolises joy and merriment. The former is performed only in temples, while the latter is mainly entertainment in nature. This is one of the more popular rural dances today. Earlier it was performed only with accompliment of the Naiyandi Melam but now it includes songs also. Karagams were once performed for mulaipari ceremony when the dancer carried a pot of sprouted grains on his/her head and danced, balancing it through intricate steps and body/arm movements. Today, the pots have transformed from mud pots to bronzeware and even stainless steel in modern times. The pots are decorated with a cone of flower arragements, topped by a paper parrot. The parrot rotates as the dancer swings along. This dance is very popular all over Tamilnadu, though its birth place is said to be Thanjavur. Most artistes hail from Thanjavur, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Pattukottai and Salem. This dance is danced by an individual or two persons. Both ... Less
Village Function Dance
National Award winning director Bala is directing a film this year with actor-producer-director Sasikumar who has directed and starred in Su...
National Award winning director Bala is directing a film this year with actor-producer-director Sasikumar who has directed and starred in Subramaniapuram. Bala’s previous directorial Paradesi was highly acclaimed, but fared averagely at the box office. Now the director has shifted his focus to Karakattam For More Bollywood Gossips & Updates: Like: https://www.facebook.com/LehrenNetworks Follow: https://twitter.com/Lehrennetworks Less
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