Folk Dances of Uttarakhand

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


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

Hurka Baul ​:

Hurka Baul 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.


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

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