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INDIAN DANCE

 

FOLK  DANCES OF UTTARAKHAND 

 

Jhumeila: It is generally performed by women but sometimes both by men and women.

Chaunfla: It is a spinning dance performed at nights by groups of men and women in the Garhwal region.

Chholiya: It is a famous dance of the Kumaon region performed during marriages.

Hurka Baul: This dance gets its name from the ‘Hurka’ or the drum used as accompaniment to the ‘Baul’ or song. It is performed during the cultivation of paddy and maize in the Kumaon region. 

 



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