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Devaraattam Dance

Devarattam dance form of Tamil Nadu state is one of the popular folk dances. This is ritual and social folk dance, which is majorly practiced by the community called Kambala Nayaka residing at Silavaar section.

Performance—Devarattam dance is always real pleasure for the Tamil Nadu’s audience. This dance is generally practiced by the women and men on the festive occasion, weddings and many more social occasions. This dance form does not require any song, the dancers perform the dance only on the rhythmic musical beats of Thappu Melam, Urumi Melam and few times, they majorly use the long size flute for music. The main dancer dresses a mask and fake beard along with shells as fake teeth.

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