I am Usha Mukund from Indra nagar Adyar, Chennai
My Golu 2021 consists of 7 made steps Traditional Golu with Pillaiyar Durga Lakshmi and Saraswathi Dasavatharam perumal with Brahmothsavam Ashtalakshmi Marappachchi Chettiar with fruits vegetables sweets and antique utensils.
Classical dances displayed in my Golu :
Bharatnatyam, Kuchupidi, Mohini Attam, Oddisi and Manipuri . All dolls are hand made.
Folk dances of following states are displayed. These dolls are hand crafted. Details of the folk dances are given below :
Arunachal Pradesh Apatani
Andhra pradesh Dhimsa
Gujarat Garba and Dandiya
Himachal prades Dandi
Jammu and Kashmir Jagarna
Karnataka Dollu Kunitha
Madhya pradesh Saila
Manipur Raas leela
Tamil Nadu kummi
Uttar pradesh Ram leela
West Bengal Kirtan
Folk dance forums of other countries displayed in my golu are given below:
Dragon dance China
Irish step dance Ire Land
All 29 states dolls are made by cloth dolls and 9 countries dolls are made by Barbie dolls . Police station post office Hospital houses village s with farms and temples fruits shop, music instrument shops foreign houses parks are also covered in the themed golu.More than 230 dolls are made by me.
Special section covers Namma Tamizhnadu which is full of folk dances like kolattam poikkal kudirai karagam kavadi attam.
My Golu is special because of the following reasons :
1. Nearly fifty percent dolls are hand made by me.
2. It gives exact perception of Global folk dances and Indian Folk dances, with exact detailing.
3. Special display on glorious folk dances of Tamilnadu.
4. A traditional seven step Golu systematically arranged.
5. A colourful golu with adequate decorative lightings.