Bihu Dance, Assam, India

BIHU DANCE- ASSAM

Renowned for being extremely “joyous” is a dance form belonging to the northeast of India referred to as the Bihu Dance. This “folk” dance has originated from the state...

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BARDO CHHAM DANCE, ARUNACHAL PRADESH, INDIA

BARDO CHHAM- ARUNACHAL PRADESH

Belonging to the northeast of India is a dance style known as “Bardo Chham”. This “tribal” dance was created by a community called “Sherdukpens” in the state of Arunachal...

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BAGURUMBA DANCE, ASSAM, INDIA

BAGURUMBA- ASSAM

Belonging to an Indian tribal community known as “Bodo” is a folk dance called as Bagurumba. This “indigenous” dance form has its origins in the northeast of India in...

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BAAGH NAACH DANCE, ODISHA, INDIA

BAAGH NAACH- ODISHA

Also known as the “Tiger Dance” is an Indian dance form referred to as “Baag Naach”. This “dance involving the use of a Tiger costume” has originated from the...

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DOLLU KUNITHA DANCE, KARNATAKA, INDIA

DOLLU KUNITHA- KARNATAKA

Renowned for being both “entertaining as well as spiritual” is an Indian folk dance known as Dollu Kunitha. This “Drum dance” is said to have originated from the southern...

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CHANG LO DANCE, NAGALAND, INDIA

CHANG LO- NAGALAND

Also referred to as “Sua La” is a folk dance belonging to the northeast of India called Chang Lo. This “colourful” dance form is said to have originated from...

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DUMHAL DANCE, JAMMU AND KASHMIR, INDIA

DUMHAL- JAMMU AND KASHMIR

Dumhal is a folk dance performed by a tribe known as “Wattal” belonging to the state of Jummu and Kashmir in Northern India. This was mostly a male oriented...

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Chholiya Dance, Uttarakhand, India

CHHOLIYA- UTTARAKHAND

Renowned for using a “sword” and performed mainly during marriages is an Indian dance form known as Chholiya.  This “sword dance” is said to have originated from the Kumaun...

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Kalbelia Dance, Rajasthan, India

KALBELIA- RAJASTHAN

Considered to be an extremely “sensuous” is a dance form in India known as Kalbelia. This “opulent folk dance” has originated from the state of Rajasthan and is actually...

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