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“KATHAKALI”-A CLASSICAL INDIAN DANCE FORM: Four unique features

Kathakali Dance, Kerala, India

Kathakali is considered to be one among the seven officially recognized (by the Ministry of Culture and The Sangeet Natak Academy,India) classical Indian dance forms. Originating from the state of Kerala located in south of India this dance form is said to have been developed around the 17th century. Now, this classical Indian dance style similar […]

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MOHINIYATTAM- KERALA

Mohiniyattam Dance, Kerala, India

Considered to be “among the most popular classical dance styles” in south of India is the Mohiniyattam. This “Lord Vishnu” dedicated dance form has originated from the state of Kerala apparently during the 18th century. Similar to several major Indian classical dance forms, the origins of Mohiniyattam is deeply embedded in an ancient sacred Sanskrit […]

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