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About Attend a Folk Dance and Music Performance

Enjoying the folk dances of Tamil Nadu not only give you a dose of refreshment but also lets you experience the rich and vibrant culture of the state. Tamil Nadu has a number of folk dances namely Kaliyattam, Karagattam, Kavadiyattam, Oylattam, Devarattam, Kollattam, Kai Silambattam, Poikkal Kudirai Aattam (Dummy Horse) and Mayil Attam (Peacock Dance). With reference to mythology, nature, and folklore, these dances portray the history, culture and heritage of Tamil Nadu. If you are in Tamil Nadu, enjoy a folk dance show, and you will be amazed by its colors, music and the beats. While Kaliyattam is a dance related to Goddess Kali, Karagattam is a dance where women balance a pot on the head praising the Rain Goddess and Kavadiyattam is related to ancient Tamil pilgrimage. Oylattam is a dance of beauty; Devarattam is danced near the temple, and Kollattam is a dance that has connotations of ancient village art. While Kai Silambattam is performed in temples, Poikkal Kudirai Aattam (Dummy Horse) is a dance where the dancer bears a figure of a horse’s body. The beautiful Mayil Attam (Peacock Dance) is danced by girls who dress as peacocks. Watch a delightful folk dance show when you visit Tamil Nadu.

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  • Activity For Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Entry Fee INR 100

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