Kuchipudi is the famous classical dance form of Andhra Pradesh. Andhra Natyam is a traditional dance form dating back to 2,000 years. It was performed by Devadasis in temples as a form of worship. The Perini Thandavam called the 'Dance of Warriors' is a dance form usually performed by males. Tribal dances contribute in equal measure to the artistic heritage of Andhra Pradesh. Inhabited by many large tribes, Andhra Pradesh presents a rich wealth of traditional folk and tribal dances. Classical theatre survives only in some places of the state. Folk theatre can be seen in its regional variants practically in every region. It has hordes of treasures in the form of artistic dance forms, theatre performances, different local festivals etc. ranging from the ballad singing 'Burrakatha' to the refined classical form of 'Kuchipudi' dance. Bathakamma, Gobbi, Mathuri, Dhamal, Dandaria, Dappu, Vadhyam are a few famous tribal folk arts. The dances of the Banjaras and the Siddi tribes are also famous.