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A Performing Art of Kerala

Ammanattom is one of the well-known folk dances in Kerala. Ammana is a hollow metallic ball that contains many metallic pieces inside. Usually this dance form is performed by women. Four to twenty-four ammanas are thrown up and are caught skilfully without missing any of them. The dance is accompanied by the Brahmani songs sung by the performer.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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