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Kummi Dance
Kummi Dance

Maniam PS
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Kummi is a folk dance popular in Tamil Nadu and Kerala danced mostly by Tamil women in circle by clapping their hands continously. In some places dancing may be different. It is often danced during festivals. Is there any kind of dance in other parts of India where it involves clapping of the hand continously.

Posted On : 04/08/09 10:54:35 PM

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Maniam PS
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Dhamail, a form of folk music and dance practiced in areas influenced by the Sylheti culture such as Cachar, Karimganj & Hailakandi Districts of Assam, parts of Tripura in India and in the erst while district of Sylhet in Bangladesh. The song and dance is mainly performed mainly by the women folk during marriages and other auspicious occasions. The ladies moves in circle clapping their hands to the beat of the music. The songs are first sung by the leader and then the others join the chorus. The lyrics mainly relate to Shyam Krishna and Radha. Gradually the beat/tempo increases and finally reaches the cresendo. Breaks are then given so that the ladies can have paan and guava and or tea. sylheti folk music composer Radha Romon has been cited as the founder of the dhamail dance tradition

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