Gotipuas: the boy dancers of Odisha

Hejmadi, Priyambada Mohanty

₹ 1500.00

Goti in Oriya means 'single' and pua means a 'boy'. This is a tradition exclusively to Odisha where tender-aged good looking boys are dressed as girls who sing and dance. This singing while dancing, known as bachika abhinaya, is an essential feature of the gotipuas.

ISBN 13: 9788173055058

ISBN 10: 817305505X

Year: 2019

Language: ENGLISH

Pages etc.: 95p., full of col. pls., ind., 24x24cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Subject(s): Music, Drama and Cinema

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