Performers : Males.
(There are some Kollatams where Female participate in
Duration : Approximately 12 Minutes.
These are Ribbon and Braid Dance performed in Andhra
Pradesh. The youth of the villages hold sticks in their
hands while Dancing. They sing songs based on lyrics from
Ramayana and Mahabharatha. Ramanavami, Sankranti, Vinayaka
Chavathi, Dussera Navarathri are the main festivals on
which this dance is perfomed.
The percurssion instrument used while performing this
dance is "DAPPU". This hand held drum's music is the basic
instrument used for the Dance. The Dance if performed
by Female dancers is known as "JADA KOLLATTAM"