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Chitrakathi is the traditional shadow puppetry of Goa. It is performed by the Thakar community. In Chitrakathi, stories from Indian myths and legends are told with aid of poetry and paintings. Chithrakathi is usually performed during the Vinayaka Chaturthi. The performance starts with the display of the picture of Lord Ganesh.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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