Yakshagana – Kamsavadham in HD DVD Quality
Yakshagana is a theater form that combines, dance, music, dialogue, costume, make-up and stage techniques with a unique style and form. This theater style is mainly played in the coastal districts and Malenadu regions of Karnataka, India and traditionally played for whole night, till sunrise next morning. Yakshagana is finding new grounds outside India. Amateur troupes have emerged on the coasts of California, USA and Ontario, Canada.
Kamsavadham is a play from Yakshagana which portrays the killing of Kamsa, the uncle of Lord Krishna. This particular video features the beginning of the play Kamsavadham by the Yakshagana artistes.