July 26, 2017

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Information about Folk Dances Of India Kalikapatadi

KALIKAPATADI DANCE

Information about Folk Dances Of India Kalikapatadi

FOLK DANCES OF INDIA -KALIKAPATADI

Information about Folk Dances Of India Kalikapatadi

Kalikapatadi Dance Form is mainly Perform in WestBangal,The main story of this Kalikapatadi Bengali dance form is ‘how Shiva calms down angry Kali after killing Asura. It is more prevalent in Howrah. Before the coronation of Shiva on Neelpuja Day (Chaitra Sankranti), the performance of this dance is a must.

Information about Folk Dances Of India Kalikapatadi
Kalikapatadi Dance

Information about Folk Dances Of India Kalikapatadi

And also the green leaves of water hyacinth is used to make the hair of Kali and the black ash of Ganja to decorate the body. Clay mask is used for Mahadeva. Palm leaves reddened with Alta is used as the tongue of Kali. Participants go on fast for the whole day. The dance is being performed for nearly five-hundred years.

Information about Folk Dances Of India Kalikapatadi

Information about Folk Dances Of India Kalikapatadi