Famous Rajasthani Folk Dances

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Folk dances of Rajasthan are enough to raise brows. They are full of dare and adventure. Incredible India and Rajasthan tour drives the tourists to an extremely fascinating experience. Dancing with the progressing beats in colourful traditional dresses and showing daring acts as juggling with the naked swords and fire are enough to make the onlooker dumbstruck.

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<p>Famous Folk Dances of Rajasthan</p> <p> Famous Folk Dances of Rajasthan</p> <p>Folk dances of Rajasthan are peculiar. Ghoomar, Kalbelia, Bhavai, Terah Taali, Gair, Fire Dance, Drum Dance and Kacchi Ghodi symbolize the richness of art and Indian culture. </p> <p>1Occasion: On Saraswati PoojaPerformer: Bhil</p> <p>Features of performance:Veiled femalesPirouettingSlow to fast swirling long skirts Twirling Body inclines with the beating of drumsGhoomar2Occasion: Holi Performer: Kalbelia</p> <p>Features of performance:Females in black lehenga-choliMelodious tunes of pungi, been, dafli, dholak and khanjariTwirls go on faster on music and beats</p> <p>Kalbelia3</p> <p>Occasion: Navaratri festivalPerformer: Jat, Bhil, Raigar, Meena, Kumhar</p> <p>Features of performance:Balancing of five to 11 pitchers or earthen potsPirouettingSwaying Perching feet on the rim of glass/plate/thali</p> <p>Bhavai4Occasion: FestivalsPerformer: Kamada Tribe </p> <p>Features of performance:13 manjeeras and metal discs tied on hands, knee and toesRhythm created by beating manjeerasPot balancing on headHolding naked swords in mouthBackground singing and playing music</p> <p>Terah Taali</p> <p>5</p> <p>Occasion: Holi and JanamashtamiPerformer: Bhil </p> <p>Features of performance:Males and Females holding wooden sticksGroup-dance in two circlesEncompassing while beating sticks Clockwise and anti-clockwise sticking on beats</p> <p>Gair</p> <p>6Occasion: Marriages and festivalsPerformer: People of Jhalore region</p> <p>Features of performance:Male performers3 dancers juggling and twirling sticks1 holds a naked sword in mouth5 drummers beating drums1 cymbal player</p> <p>Drum Dance</p> <p>7</p> <p>Occasion: FestivalsPerformer: Banjara community</p> <p>Features of performance:Male dancers juggling with fireBreath-holding fire stuntsSpitting kerosene on fire for fire-effectsSwirling fire rodsWalking on the bed of burning charcoals</p> <p>Fire Dance</p> <p>8Occasion: MarriagesCommunity: People of Shekhawati District</p> <p>Features of performance:Men in kurtas and turbanDummy horse structured in bamboo frameChinking ghungroos that are tied around elbowsQuickly running to-and-fro Rhythm of fluteBeating of drumsMock fighting while narrating tale of Bhanwariya </p> <p>Kacchi Ghodi</p> <p>9</p> <p>North India ExcursionsAddress :Plot No. 78, Sector 44, Gurgaon-122002, Haryana INDIAPhone : 0091-124-4932450 Fax :- 0091-124-4932499Email : info@northindiaexcursions.comWeb : http://northindiaexcursions.com</p> <p>Thanks for Watching</p>