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Arts

Arts

Bapu's paintings are very famous here. Atla Taddi and Dudu basavanna reflect the culture of the State. The fine stone craft in Durgi village, Kalamkari, printing of dyes, is an ancient art form dating back to the Harappan civilization, Kondapalli dolls, Nirmal paintings are arts of the state.

Burra katha (three people tell stories using three different musical instruments), Jangama kathalu, Hari kathalu, Chekka bajana, Urumula natyam, Ghata natyam are all folk dances.

Kuchipudi is the state's best-known classical dance form. The various dance forms that existed are Chenchu Bhagotham, Bhamakalapam, Burrakatha, Veeranatyam, Butta bommalu, Dappu, Tappeta Gullu, Lambadi, Bonalu, Dhimsa, Kolattam and chindu.