Dance

Dance
Dance may be defined as the non-verbal form of expression or the artistic expression of emotions. The remains of Bhimbetka rocks indicate that dances must have existed in the pre-historic era over 9000 years back. It had been an important part of the religious rituals and ceremonies. Folk dances have spread over the length and breadth of the globe. Each form describe the traditional life of the region and is performed in the local specific costumes and jewelry. The folk dances are performed on the every occasion , be it the arrival of a new season, a festival, the birth of a child or a wedding ceremony. The folk dances are usually passed from generation to generation and are associated with social activities of the rural country-side.

It is performed during the festival of holi .After the dancers or the people gathered to burn the holi have done the rituals get excited to dance. The dancers divide themselves in four groups .The...
Pai danda raas is one of the forms of dandiya raas.The main equipment of the dance or the accessory are the small size sticks. The dance form which uses swords, thick and thick sticks while the...
In this dance young girls and boys are seen forming a circle or seen standing opposite to each other. During their actions sometimes they are seen bending forward, clapping their hands and then...
This dance is done in honor of Gogaji. The followers get together at one place and start dancing to the rhythm. They reach the destination dancing and in a fun and a frolic mood. Goaji is considered...
Nareli dance belongs to the fisherman community and it is performed during the season of monsoon. The dancers get excited to dance when they find the sky is completely wrapped by the dark black...
This form is of one of the gares only.It is played with the dandiyas and so it has got its name. These dandiyas are made out of wild wood which is exposed to fire for its better looks. The design...
This dance form is mainly prevalent amongst the tribals of Dang region. Dance begin with the traditional beats of the instrument .Along with the beats of instrument the songs are sung which add glory...
The Gamit dance pr of essionals of saugande region of surat district are unique in themselves. This community is known for its distinctive traditions. 50 different sequences are there in one dance...
This is male dance and starts few days before holi and carries on for days after the festival has taken place. Dhol is the main instrument which is played during this dance. The dhols are not of...
This is a male dance .In this males dress up like females and start dancing on the beats. Swords always convey the message of strength of a warrior. The dance takes its speed slowly slowly. Dhol and...
This is performed during the onset of the festival of colours, Holi. This dance is also popularly known for the chailla day celebration. The companions get together on the fifth day of gothi holi and...
The tribals have their own Gare dance. This performance is done before the main holi gare dance. This gare dance form is also known as Gauriya and garaiya. In south of Gujarat this dance form is...
This dance belongs to the young girls who show their courage and balance in this dance. This is the dance which belongs to young girls. They keep pots on their heads which has an oil lit lamp inside...
This dance is very famous in the south of Gujarat.Tur dance has a very close relation to the festival of holi. Holi is the festival of colours which is celebrated all over India but it is very much...
This dance holds 800 – 900 years of tradition. This dance is famous of chittorh .The dancers are known as goriyae .Dancers tie a rug on their heads .Rest of the rug is used to cover the body to...
In Gujarat in one of the raas dances Kharak Khatak is used. This is in close relation to a sword. In this dance the dancers dress up like soldiers and wear tight pajama called churidar, this is...
This dance has given a special identification to the tribals of Dahod region of Panchmahal. The costume of the dance includes white turban, rest of the part is covered by a black kurta or a long...
There are two rows in which both the opposite sexes stand facing each other. They hold the partners from their waists that are standing adjoining to each other. These dancers move around in circle....
This is a unique dance in which dancers tap themselves on to the tunes of finger rings which they use it while attacking the pot and sounds which comes out from it is the tune for them to dance. It’s...
This is performed by the followers of Bharoji. They have red co lour costume and tie big sized ghoongroos around their waist. Morning and evening they are on the job hanging a bag, catching chimta in...
This is a festival dance which is performed during holi. It is performed by harijans and by the people belonging to low cast. One of the persons becomes bora and the other bohri. Bora is dressed in...
This dance is very famous amongst the tribes of Dharampur of Valsar region. This dance is also known as Marwo. In the tribals hunting is very common and his victory while hunting is celebrated or...
This dance belongs to chur region and mainly performed by females. It is performed by the pr of essional dancers only. For this dance the body parts are twisted.Dhol is the main instrument. In the...
The dance appreciated for all the daring acts performed by the dancer. In this the dancer carries a bottle which has a burning lamp and balances it on his head. He dances vigorously and maintains a...
This dance is performed during the marriages of garasia community. The bride and the groom in their respective houses are made to sit on the wooden stools and some ceremony is conducted with corns....