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Mari Kunitha



Mari Kunitha is a community dance of Karnataka. In this dance form, the performers stand either in rows or in circle. The main instrument used is called ‘Chakravaddya’.

The dance starts slowly, and gradually increases speed with the beats of the drum. A song is sung at the intervals between the music. Mari Kunitha is mainly performed in Mysore and Mandya districts.



Updated on 20th August, 2015

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