Folk Dances of India

Folk Dances of India

Andhra Pradesh】—-Kuchipudi, Ghantamardala, Ottam Thedal, Vedi Natakam.

Assam—- Bihu, Beechua, Natpuja, Maharas, Kaligopal, Bagurumba, Naga dance, Khel Gopal, Tabal Chongli, Kanoi, Jhumura Hobjanai.

Bihar】— Jat- Jatin, Bakho- Bakhain, Panwaria, Sama Chakwa, Bidesiya.

‘Gujarat’–Garba, Dandiya Raas, Tippani Jurun, Bhavai.

Haryana – Jhumar, Fag, Daph, Dhamaal, Loor, Gugga, Khor, Jagor.

Himachal Pradesh—Jhora, Jhali, Chharahi, Dhaman, Chapeli, Mahasu, Nati, Dangi.

Jammu and Kashmir】—Rauf, Heekat, Mandjat, Jump dandi dance, Damali.

(Karnataka)—Yakshagana, Huttari, Sugi, Kunitha, Karaga, Lambi.

, Kerala – Kathakali (Classical), Ottam Thulal, Mohiniyattam, Kaikottikali.

Maharashtra】—Lavani, Nakata, Koli, Lejim, Gafa, Dahikala Dasavatar or Bohada.

Odisha—Odissi (Classical), ride, Ghumra, Panras Munari, Chhau.

West Bengal—Kathi, Gambhira, Dhali, Jatra, Baul, Marasiya, Mahal, Kirtan.

Punjab—Bhangra, Gidda, Daffa, Dhaman, Bhand, Nakula.

Rajasthan – Ghoomar, Chakri, Gangaur, Jhulan Leela, Jhuma, Suisini, Ghapal, Kalbelia.

Tamil Nadu— Bharatanatyam, Kumi, Kolattam, Kavadi.

Uttar Pradesh—Nautanki, Rasleela, Kajri, Jhora, Chappeli, Jaita.

Uttarakhand】–Garhwali, Kumayuni, Kajri, Rasleela, Chappeli.

Goa—Tarangmel, Koli, Dekhni, Fugdi, Shigmo, Horse, Modni, Samayi dance, Jagar, Ranmale, Gonf, Tunnaya Mel.

Madhya Pradesh— Jawara, Matki, Ada, Khada dance, Phulpati, Grida dance, Salelarki, Selabhadoni, Manch.

Chhattisgarhi—Gaur Maria, Panthi, Raut Nach, Pandavani, Vedamati, Kapalik, Bharathari Charitra, Chandnani.

Jharkhand】—Alkap, Karma Munda, Agni, Jhumar, Janani Jhumar, Mardana Jhumar, Paika, Fagua, Hunta dance, Mundari dance, Sarhul, Barao, Jhitka, Danga, Domchak, Ghora dance.

Arunachal Pradesh—Buiya, Chalo, Wancho, Pasi Kongki, Ponung, Popir, Bardo Cham.

Manipura–Dol Cholam, Thang Ta, Lai Haraoba, Pung Cholom, Khamba Thaibi, Nupa dance, Rasleela, Khubak Isheli, Lohu Shah.

Meghalaya】— Ka Shad Suk Minseim, Nongrem, Laho.

Mizoram】—-Cherava dance, Khullam, Chailam, Swalakin, Chawnglaijwan, Jangtalam, Par Lam, Saralamkai / Solakia, Langalam.

Nagaland—-Rangma, Bamboo Dance, Geelang, Suirolians, Gittinglim, Timangnetin, Hetlaiuli.

Tripura】—Hojagiri

Sikkim】—Chhu Phat Dance, Sikmari, Singhai Cham or Snow Lion Dance, Yak Cham, Denzong Nanha, Tashi Yangku Dance, Khukuri Dance, Chuke Dance, Marooni Dance.

Lakshyadweep – Lava, Kolkai, Parichakali

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