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300 women present Ghoomar to revive Raja...

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): About 300 women from different walks of life performed the ghoomar dance to bring Rajasthani folk dance to life at the Bhojpur club on Saturday. It was part of an event, Ghoome Re Ghoomar: A Cultural Evening Dedicated to Rajasthani Folk Culture, organized by Siya Cultural And Welfare Society, Bhopal. Most of […]

ICCR Bhopal organizes Panthi folk dance ...

Regional office of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Bhopal organizes presentations of various art and music forms for art lovers. In the same sequence, a “Panthi Folk Dance” program was held Monday as part of the Horizon Online series as part of the Kala Vishwa special campaign. The presentation was given by Kala […]

Folk dance: an expression of joy

Kashmiri folk dance has different significance for everyone. For some it is about connecting with God, for some it is about revisiting the past and for others it is about keeping the tradition alive. An art of expressing joy, happiness and faith; Rauf, Hikkat, Bache Nagma and Dhumali are some of the Kashmiri folk dance […]

3-day folk dance, song festival from Sep...

Academy of Tribal Folk Arts and Dialect Development, Madhya Pradesh Sanskriti Parishad hosted a three-day folk dance festival from September 24-26 focusing on folk dancing and singing. On the first day, Prem Singh Depalpuria from Rajgarh and his colleagues sang Kabir and Arvind Yadav from Sagar and the companions performed the congratulations and the Naurta […]

Andhra surprises with robust dance style...

Srilatha Magatala Andhra Pradesh has always been known for its rich culture. This state has introduced the world to a wide range of performing arts, including dance, drama, and music. Many Carnatic music composers, including Annamacharya, Khetrayya and Bhadrachala Ramadas belong to this state. Modern Carnatic music composers and singers such as Ghantasala, Sujatha Puligella, […]

Sama Chakwa: Mithila folk dance needs sa...

Sama Chakwa: Mithila folk dance needs saviors International Dance Day: final act of the dance drama Bihari Performers say Sama Chakwa dance is not only about physical movement, but also expression and storytelling Sama Chakwa, a lesser-known folk dance from Bihar that once represented the creations of poets and artisans working together, is taking its […]

85-year-old grandfather keeps rare folk ...

Eevery now and then you meet people who break down barriers and inspire us to achieve our goals, without excuses. Bhathirappan, 85, from Thekampatti village in the Coimbatore district, is one such person. He is a representative of Tamil Kummi folk art – a mixed form of song and dance and has performed in various […]

Folk dance, music performed at the Triba...

Folk dance and music were performed at the Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum on Wednesday. Ganesha Gurjar and the Khandwa Dara group performed the “verses of the saints of Nimari” and the Baiga “Karama” tribal dance was performed by Devi Singh and Sathi Dindori. Ganesh Gurjar and the band started playing with Ganesh Vandana – […]

Pallavi Krishnan and his troupe perform ...

Bhopal: Pallavi Kishan and his troupe performed “Matki, Panihari” and Sanja folk dances and wowed audiences at the town’s Tribal Museum on Wednesday. It was part of the ‘Gamak’ series of programs, organized by the Culture Directorate. Ujjain’s troupe started with the Matki dance which is mainly performed in the Malwa region of the state. […]

Folk songs, dance styles performed at MP...

As part of the Gamak performance series, folk songs and dance styles were performed at the Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum on Tuesday. Parmanand Kewat and the group from Sironj performed the song ‘Dhimarayi’ and Rajesh Chaurasia and the group – Sagar performed the dance ‘Badhai and Naurta’ from Bundelkhand. The performance began with the […]

Kalahandi Folk Dance Troupe Gets the Rep...

BHUBANEWAR: When Guru Dhyanananda Panda (41) arrived in New Delhi earlier this month, he was a happy man. It was not his first visit to the national capital, but it was surely the most special, as his students will perform “Bajasal” or “Bihasal”, a folk dance from the Kalahandi district, during the parade of the […]

Rajmani Tiwari and his troupe perform ‘D

BHOPAL: Rajmani Tiwari and Rewa’s troupe performed the folk dance ‘Dul-Dul Ghori’ at the town’s tribal museum on Friday. It was part of the ‘Gamak’ series of programs, organized by the Culture Directorate. Folk dance is performed on the occasion of marriage by men. In the dance, a hollow case of ghori (mare) is prepared […]

Awadhi music, folk dance performed under...

As part of the Gamak series, awadhi music and folk dancing were performed here on Thursday at the Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum, Ayodhya artist Vandana Mishra performed “Awadhi” songs and Vikas Shukla from Harda performed “Danda” folk dance. The presentation began with vocals from Vandana Mishra and the troupe, in which she performed “Awadhi” […]

With few people willing to step up, Kash...

As a child, Dilshad Ara mischievously entangled women’s braids with each other as they performed the Kashmiri folk dance, deck-house. Over time, her focus shifted to their actions and she was able to synchronize the movement of her feet with that of other women. Over the years, 65-year-old Ara, a resident of Karan Nagar region […]

Nimadi folk dance projected on MPSTM You...

It was a delicious and energetic Sunday evening for the Bhopalites. The broadcast of Nimadi’s folk dances ‘Kathi’ and ‘Gangaur’ took place on the Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum YouTube channel on Sunday. Music lovers spent an evening with calm classical music and Nimadi and Kathi’s fun dancing on the floor. As part of the […]

What are the different styles of dance i...

Dance has become a cultural staple in many parts of the world. Many of these popular styles were once frowned upon, banned, or appeared under unfortunate circumstances. We take a look at 19 different countries and the popular dance styles that originated there. Here is a transcript of the video. Naja Newell: To dance. It […]

Legényes at home: social media challenge

During this period of home quarantine, more and more challenges are appearing on social media sites, including movements that encourage exercise, healthy eating or environmental awareness. The initiative of the Hungarian National Dance Ensemble, the To dance Legényes at home!, asks folk dance lovers to show off their dancing skills at home. Since the start […]

The folk dance of the students of Rayaga...

Koraput: Much to the delight of the students and the authorities concerned, the tribal folk dance performed by the students of the Bhakurguda Ashram in the Rayagada district found pride of place in a clip titled “Wake Up”. It was prepared by Unicef ​​for children on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the world […]

Street Dancer 3D Trailer Review: Fierce ...

The trailer for Hindi film actor Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor and Street Dancer 3D star Nora Fatehi has been released. The strong dance of Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor and Nora Fatehi can be seen in the trailer for the film. The trailer is full of romance, emotion, suspense, dance and patriotism. The alchemy of Varun […]

Folk Dance Club enlivens tradition – Whi

Junior Tamsen Shissler works with community members on various folk dance techniques. Photo by Amara Garibyan Traditional Romanian, Israeli, Greek and other dance styles come to life at Whitman College thanks to the Folk Dance Club. The Folk Dance Club is a student-run organization run by junior Tamzen Shissler and sophomore Alicia Cover. The club […]

Priyanka Chopra teaches Sophie Turner a ...

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas got married in an idyllic ceremony at Umaid Bhavan Royal Palace in Jodhpur, Rajasthan and have since blown us away with their gorgeous wedding looks. Priyanka hosted a reception after her wedding in Delhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the ceremony. Nick and Priyanka gave the exclusive rights to […]

Bollywood films adopted and popularized ...

By Rajesh Ahuja New Delhi, November 4 (UNI) ‘Man Dole Mera Tan Dole’ from ‘Naagin’ in the 1950s, ‘Thaade Rahiyo’ from ‘Pakeezah,’ Nimbooda ‘from’ Hum Dil Chuke Sanam ‘,’ Pinga ‘from’ Bajirao Mastani and “Ghoomar” from “Padmavati” by Sanjay Leela bhansali – these are some of the popular Bollywood dance numbers that have become a […]

The origins of dance styles

There is an incredible variety of types, styles and genres of dancing – from street to nightclub, to folk dance to the ballroom. Some are recent inventions, resulting from social and political changes, while others have origins as old as civilization itself. Archaeological evidence of the early dance has been found in 9,000-year-old Indian rock […]