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A collection of popular Tamil Folksongs of Tamilnadu
Folk dances are performed for every possible occasion, to celebrate the arrival
of seasons, birth of a child, a wedding and festivals. The dances are extremely simple
with minimum of steps or movement. The dances burst with verve and vitality.
Men and women perform some dances exclusively, while in some performances men
and women dance together. On most occasions, the dancers sing themselves, while
being accompanied by artists on the instruments. Each form of dance has a specific costume.
Most costumes are flamboyant with extensive jewels.