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Workspace

Yakshagana: Performative Traditions

Description

A form of folk theatre distinguished by colourful costumes, vigorous dance movements and extempore dialogue

Region

Karnataka, and Kasaragod district of Kerala

Major styles and their variations

Moodalapaya and Paduvalapaya are the two major styles. The latter is followed in three coastal districts of Karnataka: Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada. Two important variations of this style are Badaguthittu Yakshagana and Tenkuthittu Yakshagana.

Musical instruments

Pungi, jaagate, maddale, chakrataale and chende