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Kathakali Dance Kathakali Dance is one of the most artistic dance forms of India. It is a classical dance type that is associated with the art of storytelling. The storytelling art is the distinguishing characteristic that makes this dance form unique and different from others. This is a form of dance-drama that belongs to the South […]
Kathak Dance Kathak Dance is a North Indian classical dance. Kathak performances represent stories from Indian mythology which includes abstract dance elements and focus on footwork set to complex rhythmic Style. The Vaishnavite culture that swept North India in the 15th Century with the bhakti movement contributed to a whole new range of lyrics and […]
Odissi Dance Odissi is one of eight Indian classical dance forms that originated in the state of Orissa in Eastern India. It is believed to be one of the oldest surviving ritual dance forms. Odissi, like the other Indian classical dances, evolved as a spiritual expression of devotion to a higher being. One of the […]
Manipuri Dance Introduction Manipuri is the classical dance of Manipur, a state in north-eastern India. Its themes are devotional, and it is performed on religious occasions and in temples across the country. It is even known as “sankirtan” in some circles. The term Manipuri refers to a variety of dance forms from the region. Ras […]
Bharatanatyam Dance Introduction The most well-known and revered of the classical Indian dances is Bharatanatyam. Although it has traditionally been associated with Tamil Nadu, it now has a strong presence across India. Even outside of India, the vast majority of Indian dance schools teach this style. Bharatanatyam Dance is regarded as the mother of many […]
About Ghoomar Dance Ghoomar is a Rajasthani folk dance that is both traditional and energetic. Ghoomar, also known as Ghumar, was invented by the Bhil tribe and later adopted by other Rajasthani communities. The Ghoomar dance is a women’s dance that is only performed by women at ladies’ gatherings. Ghoomar dance is performed by groups […]