September 26, 2017
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Indian Dance Forms

Kalbelia

Kalbelia is the one of the most sensuous dance forms of Rajasthan Region and performed by the kalbelia tribe. The Kalbelia dance is performed to celebrate any joyful moment in the community. It is an integral part of their culture. Male participants take care of the musical part of the dance. They use the different instruments Like Pungi, Dufli, Been, Khanjari, Morchang, khuralio and Dholak to create the rhythm and dancers perform. [… More info …]

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Indian Dance Forms

Mohiniatam Dance

Mohiniyattam also Called Mohiniattam is a traditional South Indian dance from Kerala State, developed by the Tamil nattuvanar Vadivelu,one of the Thanjavur Quartet. It is one of the eight Indian classical dance forms of the India. It is considered a very graceful dance meant to be performed as a solo recital by women. The term Mohiniatam comes from the words “Mohini” meaning a woman who enchants onlookers and “aattam” meaning graceful body movements. [… More info …]

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Indian Dance Forms

Manipuri Dance

Manipuri dance is one of the major Indian classical dance forms of the India. It originates from Manipur state in north eastern India on the border with Myanmar. In Manipur, surrounded by mountains and geographically isolated at the meeting point of the orient and mainland India, the form developed its own specific aesthetics, values, conventions and ethics. [… More info …]

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Indian Dance Forms

Odissi Dance

Odissi is one of the eight classical dance forms of India. And It originates from the state of Odisha (Orissa), in eastern India. It is the oldest surviving dance form of India on the basis of archaeological evidences. The classic treatise of Indian dance, Natya Shastra, refers to it as Odra-Magadhi. [… More info …]

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Indian Dance Forms

Kuchipudi Dance

Kuchipudi or Koochipoodi is a classical Indian dance form from Andhra Pradesh State of India. It is also popular all over South India. Kuchipudi is the name of a village in the Divi Taluka of Krishna district that borders the Bay of Bengal and with resident Brahmins practicing this traditional dance form. Kuchipudi dancers are quicksilver and scintillating, and rounded and fleet footed. And performed to classical Carnatic music, it shares many common elements with Bharatanatyam Dance Form. [… More info …]