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.

This is a unisex dance in which the songs related to farming are sung clapping is also accompanied. Dhol is the main instrumental in his dance. Female dancers form a circle and lead ahead .In between...
This dance belongs to Bhavai community .The dancer enters with a sharp movement. He spreads seven different colours of turbans which he carries .This all he performs on the beats of dholak or the...
Kakra is done as an of fering to gods and goddesses to protect young children from deadly diseases like chicken and small pox, measles and such other life threatening diseases. To save them from such...
It is a seasonal dance which is performed by the Bhil community of Vadodra. It is to welcome the season of spring .The young girls perform the dance when the flower Taissu is in full bloom all around...
Sahariya tribal community of kota is tradionally involved in the dance form called jhalia. Jhalia is performed during the harvest season. During this season the sahariya community gets in the mood of...
This dance is performed by the people of bhil and meena community. It is performed during holi and diwali festival. . This is prominent in Kanthal region. ( more details not given ).
This dance is related to the activities performed by the fish while the fisherman tries to get it in the net.The postures are so beautifully performed or conveyed that the dancers seems as if they...
This dance is very famous amongst garasia community .This dance has a massive celebration during holi festival. When people are getting together the things to burn the holi that time from each house...
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...
Young girls and boys stand in a queue. Dancers keep their hands on each others shoulders and start shaking .This is a very interesting dance as it depicts the seen of a angry daughter in law who has...
Mainly it’s a dance of Rajasthan which is performed during the festival season of Holi. From desert it has traveled to Malwa and Gujarat. This dance is also known as holi dance and holi gare. In this...
On the day of Holi festival the fishermen’s take round around the fire with their wives. The vows and exchanged and they talk about heir feelings amongst each other. The newly weds dance very...
Men and women of Bharvadh are very much well known for their dancing capacity. This dance is very famous amongst them. The participation of both the sexes is to be appreciated. Dancers stand opposite...
is performed by both the sexes. Gair has got its birth from a Bhill dance and it is performed during the festival of Holi. Gair basically means circle or round. It is performed in a circle and that...
This dance is performed during diwali festival by the tribals. This dance belongs to children .One of the child is made khoda and he wares torn clothes .He is dressed with corn and the leaves are...
This is a marriage dance .It is performed during the marriage ceremonies. It is a female dance and it’s a slow motion dance and is performed in circle. This dance is also known as maholo. Moholi...
This dance is a type of kolu pradhan dance (specify).It has two dancers. One dancer keeps standing where as the other one climbs over the shoulder of the other and fixes himself with his feet around...
Raas is of many types and matki raas song is one of the most traditional one on which dance is based. In this dance young girls carry earthen pot or pot carrying water which is balanced on their...
Festivals are very important in each one of lives and it adds love, closeness and fun to the life Tribals of Panchmahal perform Ghasiyo dance on the onset of holi festival. The festival of colour...
It is very famous amongst the Talavi community of Barodra. In this some of the dancers form a group and some can are seen climbing over the sholulders of their partners. The dance starts with the...
Malhari is a folk dance of people residing near sea and catch sea food to earn their livelihood. The community dancers perform this dance when they wish something from god or when they take some...
The tribals of Panchmahal also perform this dance form to collect funds for the Holi festival. There is no fixed time to perform to perform it. Before taking up the dance the dancers prepare...
This dance form belongs to the fishermen community. Majira is a wondrous dance of Bhalnal region. The performers sit down on the ground forming a circle and start singing on the tunes of Majira....
Machri means fish. This is a type of ghoomar and is more common amongst the nomadic tribes or the banjaras.Young girls from whom the youth is blooming are seen dancing in the full moon night of hot...
Young girls and boys stand opposite to each other and match their steps in a very beautiful manner. In this dance form a newly wed is informed about her separation period from her husband. The newly...