Folk Dances of Nagaland

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The sense of fun and frolic of the Nagas is seen in many of their dances. All the Naga tribes have their particular harvest dances.

Aaluyattu:

This dance is performed by the Konyak tribe.


Agurshikukula
:

This is a war dance.

Butterfly Dance:

This dance is performed by the Zeliang tribe

Changai Dance:

This dance is performed by the Changs.

Khamba Lim:

It is performed by two groups of men and women who stand in two rows. A similar dance is known as the Akhu.

Kuki Dance:

It is performed by the Nagas using bamboo sticks.

Leshalaptu:

This dance is performed by the women.

Mayur Dance:

It is an animal dance.

Modse:

This dance is performed by Ao tribe

Monyoasho:

It is another dance form of Nagaland.

Sadal Kekai:

This dance is performed by the Kuki tribe.

Seecha & Kukui Kucho:

These dances performed by the Angami tribe.

Shankai & Moyashai:

It is a victory dance performed by Lotha tribe.

Rengma:

This dance is performed by the Rengma tribe, especially during the Ngada festival.

 

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