The dance performance in Nandi Dhwaja consist of an attractively decorated
bamboo pole measuring about 20 to 25 feet long and 4 inch wide in circumference.
Nandi Dhwaja is performed by skilled and experienced dancers. The performance
begins with the erection of the Nandi pole which is initially thrust into
a 'Navara'-the pouch worn by the performer. Balancing the pole at 90o
, the dancer accomplishes rhythmic movements and intricate acrobats to
the emotional tunes of the musical accompaniments. This dance is prevalent
in all parts of the state except Kodagu.