Kummi

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Kummi is a folk dance, popular in Tamil Nadu and Kerala in India, danced mostly by Tamil women in circle. Dancing may be different. In some places, it is very simple, with rhythmic clapping. In other places dancers imitate various harvesting activities. Kummi often accompany by songs, called "Kummi songs".[1] It is often danced during festivals. It is also danced by Tamils of Sri Lanka. Kummi songs became a popular addition to kuthiyottam festivities in modern times.<ref>Filippo Osella, Katy Gardner, "Migration, Modernity, and Social Transformation in South Asia

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  1. ^ Folk Dance Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine.