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FOLK  DANCES OF KARNATAKA 

 

Balakat dance, Bhoota (or ‘Kola), ‘Chowdikeyavaru (Dharwad), ‘Devil dance, Dholu Kunita (Drum-Dancers), Doddata (Hero of Bayalata, Bijapur), ‘Halage Mela (Wooden Plank Musician), Haremela (Uttara Kannada), Helavaru (Folk Artist), ‘Huttari Dance (Coorg District), Jaga-Halage (Giant Rolling Drum Dance); Jagateya Kunubi (South Kanara), Karade-Vadya (Dharwad), ‘Karaga, Keelu Kudure (Hinged Horse Dance), ‘Kittur Chennamma (Fancy Dress), Kunubi (Dakshina Kannada), ‘Mudukana Maduve, Nandikolu (Mysore), ‘Onake Obavva (Fancy Dress), ‘Patada Kunitha, Preta Nritya (South Kannara District), ‘Somana Kunita (Sun Dance) and ‘Suggi Kunitha’ are important folk dances of Karnataka.

 

 


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