TLL107 explores the rich history of folk entertainment in Tamil Nadu. Folk Arts compriseIyal (literature), Isai (music) and Nadagam (drama), which had their roots in rural folk theatresuch as Theru Koothu (Street Play). Various dance forms include Bommalattam, SilambuAttam, Kollattam, Karagattam, Kavadi Aattam, Kummi, Oyilattam, and Mayil Attam.Besides, the Tamils’ rural arts and crafts include pottery, sculpture, weaving, paintings,traditional medicine, etc. By and large, they were practised as cottage industries to earn theirliving.
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January