DakshinaChitra presents Dusshera Festival 2017 at DakshinaChitra, Muttukkadu, Chennai from 13th – 17th September 2017. Performance of Kangilu Kunitha, the popular folk form of Karnataka, is one of the highlights of the festival. Display and sale of crafts from Karnataka is also conducted as part of the festival.
Kangilu Kunitha will be performed by Udipi-based Sri Maha Ganapathi Janapada Kala Tanda Padubidri troupe led by Mr. Jeevaprakash. Kangilu Kunitha is the traditional folk dance especially seen in some regions of Udupi and Mangalore of Karnataka.It is a spiritual folk dance connected with durga pooja. Usually about 5 to 12 members participate in this dance form.
Dussehra also called Vijayadashami, is a widely celebrated Hindu festival of India. The festival signifies and celebrates the victory of good over evil.
The Venue – DakshinaChitra
DakshinaChitra is a cross cultural living museum of art, architecture, lifestyles, crafts and performing arts of South India. It reflects the beauty, traditions, innovations and the continuing evolution of South Indian arts and culture.
See details : www.dakshinachitra.net