Kole Basava

Kole Basavas (Kannada: ಕೋಲೆ ಬಸವ) are ceremonial bulls that are used for street performance led by one–two folk musicians. The musicians generally play a double-reed aerophone called nādasvaraṁ, and perform skits. As part of the skit, the musician would ask questions to the bull, and it would respond by nodding its head. This has led […]