Sunday, May 23, 2010

INDIA - Bharathanatym Dancers

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Tamil Nadu state location in INDIA

Bharatanatyam (Tamil: பரதநாட்டியம்) is a classical Indian dance form originating in Tamil Nadu, India. One of the oldest of the classical dance forms in India, it is also known as the fifth Veda. Bharatanatyam is usually accompanied by the classical music. It has its inspirations from the sculptures of the ancient temple of Chidambaram. Bharatanatyam, as the name depicts is the combination of :

  • BHA- Bhava (Expression)
  • RA- Raga (Music)
  • TA- Tala (Rhythm)
Bharatanatyam is a traditional dance-form known for its grace, purity, tenderness, and sculpturesque poses. Today, it is one of the most popular and widely performed dance styles and is practiced by many dancers all over the world.


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Bharathanatym Dancers - Tamilnadu


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