Indian culture expedition

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    jus Senior Member Senior Member

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    India has Rich diverse Music,Dance forms,Religions,cuisines,geographies,Ethnicity and so on.
    Want to add all in one b'ful thread,to know India better :namaste:
     
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    Bharatanatyam – Tamil Nadu

    Bharata Natyam is considered to the oldest form of dance and mother of all other style of classical dance in India.Bharatanatyam is reworked form of dance from the traditional sadir and combination of expression,music,beat and dance.

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    Kathak – Uttar Pradesh

    Kathak is originated from Uttar Pradesh and one of the eight forms of ancient classical dances of India. Famous Kathak dance is derived from Katha or story-tellers,people who narrate stories during the whole art of Kathak dance.

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    Kuchipudi – Andhra Pradesh
    The Classical Indian dance form originated Andhra Pradesh state and got its name from Kuchipudi village. Kuchipudi is the most popular traditional dance form in South India performed with violin, flute and the tambura instruments and the characters first introduces them self by the dharavu.

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    Kathakali – Kerala
    Kathakali is one of the most attracting classical Indian dance-drama.The attractive make-up,detailed gestures and elaborate costumes of the characters along with body movements with playback music are best experience to watch.

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    Manipuri – Manipur
    Manipuri themes is based to the Raslila act of Radha and Krishna and is purely religious along with spiritual experience.

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    Odissi – Orissa
    The Odissi dance form is known for its style, the independent movement of head, chest and pelvis.
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    Sattriya Nritya – Assam
    Srimanta Sankardev and Madhavdev created Sattriya Nritya as an accompaniment to the Ankia Naat, which were usually performed in the sattras, monasteries associated with the Ekasarana dharma.

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    Mohiniyattam – Kerala
    The term Mohiniyattam comes from the words "Mohini" meaning a woman who enchants onlookers and "[{aattam}]" meaning graceful and sensuous body movements. The word "Mohiniyattam" literally means "dance of the enchantress".

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    Unity in Diversity :thumb:

    Many differences, many languages and many cultures .... united under a single flag :thumb:
     
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    Each dance forms have its own identity, costumes, themes and mudras. To perform these art forms you need a great practice. See some videos of these dance forms, its performed by me and my students -





    I am a dance teacher of Bharathanjali, Dance school in Mussafah abu dhabi

    Thanks
     
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