India | Karnataka


Maadira is a folk dance of Karnataka and is mainly performed by the women folk of the Bhutha dance performers. The dancers move from house to house performing the dance.

The younger members among the group dances and the others sing songs describing the beauty of woman, her love, and marriage with a handsome man, in accordance with the music. The main musical instrument used in the dance form is a drum called the tembere.

Updated on 5th July, 2015


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