JAGGAHALIGE KUNITA (JAGGAHALIGE DANCE) (FOLK DANCE)
Jaggahalige- a percussion instrument made of bullock cartwheel, wrapped in buffalo hides. On ‘holi’ (March) and ‘yugadi’ (New Year eve of hindu) the whole village of ‘Byahatti’ (Hubballi-Dharawad Dt of Karnataka) folk roll a dozen giant percussion instruments and march in an impressive procession. The instrument itself a biggest percussion instrument and chief choreographer who control the rhythmus with small percussion instrument called ‘kanihaligi’ looks like small ‘duff’ instrument, its body is made of clay and covered calf hide.
Minimum number of artiste: 14+1