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Chakkaiattam Dance

One of the folk dance forms of Tamil nadu in India is Chakkai. It is a very old form of dance practiced in the areas of Tamil Nadu. ‘Attam’ means any kind of dance. When the word ‘Chakkai’ is added to it, a special kind of dance is understood.

Performance—while performing the dance the performers stand in parallel lines while dancing. They also form a circle and perform the dance. The music, which accompanies the dance form of Chakkai Attam, is usually devotional songs, that is, songs on Gods and Goddesses.

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