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Month: April 2021

Folk music of Uttarakhand  The folk music of Uttarakhand refers to the traditional and contemporary songs of Kumaon and Garhwal regions in the foothills of Himalayas. This music has its root in the lap of nature and the hilly terrain of the region. The folk songs of Uttarakhand are a reflection of the cultural heritage and the way people live their […]

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27 April

The Ras lila or Ras dance or Krishna Tandava, is part of the traditional story of Krishna described in Hindu scriptures such as the Bhagavata Purana and literature such as the Gita Govinda, where he dances with Radha and her sakhis (gopis). The Indian classical dance of Kathak evolved from the ‘Raslila of Braj and Manipuri Classical Dance’ (Vrindavana) also known as Natwari Nritya, which was revived in 1960s by the Kathak dancer, Uma Sharma. The term, rasa meaning […]

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27 April

Nautanki is one of the most popular folk performance forms of South Asia, particularly in northern India. Before the advent of Bollywood (the Hindi film industry), Nautanki was the biggest entertainment medium in the villages and towns of northern India. Nautanki’s rich musical compositions and humorous, entertaining storylines hold a strong influence over rural people’s imagination. […]

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27 April

Jhainta This dance gives energy to the dancers and is said to make the dancers even bolder as they face the hardships in life. Commonly practiced in Kumaon district of the Himachal Pradesh, this dance form rejuvenates the dancers. This dance is performed by both men and women. Men and women whirl past each other […]

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27 April

Thali, Jadda  Thali is a graceful dance form performed by women of Kumaon region in Uttrakhand weddings. They have to balance a metal plate on their head through the dance while taking spins. Jadda and Jainta are another traditional dance forms enacted by men and women of Kumaon region. Both men and women come together, forms a circle and […]

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27 April

Jagar dance Jagar dance is a famous dance form that originated in Uttarakhand amongst the Kumaon and Garhwal region. The Jagar dance and ritual showcases how the spirits of the ancestors are worshipped amongst the local tribes. … The word Jagar for the dance and ritual comes from a Sanskrit word which means ‘To Wake’.

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27 April

Chholiya (or Chhaliya) is a dance form practised in the Kumaon division of Uttarakhand, India. It is basically a sword dance accompanying a marriage procession but now it is performed on many auspicious occasions. It is especially popular in the districts of Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat and Pithoragarh of Kumaon division and has even spread to the Garhwal division. This sword dance has a history of more than a thousand years […]

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Lebang Boomani dance (also Lebang Bumani) is a harvest dance performed by the Tripuri people of Tripura, India. It is one of two dances associated with the Tripuris, the other being the Garia dance that is performed at the time of sowing crops. Both men and women participate in the Lebang Boomani dance. The men use bamboo clappers called tokkas […]

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27 April

Goria dance or Garia dance is a dance of the Tripuri people of the Indian state of Tripura. It is performed during Goria puja, the festival to celebrate the sowing of new crops and prayer for a good harvest during the month of Baisakha. In the western calendar, the dancing occurs after the middle of […]

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27 April

Hojagiri is a folk dance, performed in the state of Tripura, India by the Bru(Reang) clan one of the Tripuri community. It is performed by women and young girls, about 4 to 6 members in a team, singing, balancing on an earthen pitcher, and managing other props such as a bottle on the head and […]

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The Perini siva Thandavam is a dance form usually performed by males. It is called ‘Dance of Warriors’. Warriors before leaving to the battlefield enact this dance before the idol of Lord Śiva (Siva). The dance form, Perini, reached its pinnacle during the rule of the ‘Kakatiyas’ who established their dynasty at Warangal and ruled for almost […]

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27 April

Oyilattam is a folk dance with origins in the Madurai region of Tamil Nadu. The dance has its origins in southern Tamil Nadu and is primarily performed in Madurai district, Tirunelveli district, and Tiruchirapalli district. It was traditionally a dance where a few men would stand in a row with two kerchiefs perform rhythmic steps […]

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27 April

Puliyattam (means Tiger Dance) is an old folk art dance of Tamil country. A highly exuberant and cultural festival, this dance form usually comprises a troupe of 6 performers aping the movements of the majestic, predatory tigers. Their bodies are painted by the painstaking efforts of local artists in vibrant yellow and black to resemble […]

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27 April

Bommalattam or puppet show Puppet shows are held in every village during festivals and fairs. Many different kinds of puppets are used for this show – cloth, wood, leather, etc. They are manipulated through strings or wires. The puppeteers stand behind a screen and the puppets are held in front. The stories enacted in the […]

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27 April

Terukkuttu is a Tamil street theatre form practiced in Tamil Nadu state of India and Tamil-speaking regions of Sri Lanka.Terukuttu is a form of entertainment, a ritual, and a medium of social instruction. The terukkuttu plays various themes. One theme is from the Tamil language versions of the Hindu epic Mahabharata, focusing on the character […]

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27 April

Kavadi Aattam (“Burden Dance”) is a ceremonial sacrifice and offering practiced by devotees during the worship of Lord Murugan,[1] the Hindu God of War.It is a central part of the festival of Thaipusam and emphasizes debt bondage. The kavadi (“burden”) itself is a physical burden, the bearing of which is used by the devotee to implore Murugan for assistance, usually on behalf of a loved […]

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27 April

Kavadi Aattam (“Burden Dance”) is a ceremonial sacrifice and offering practiced by devotees during the worship of Lord Murugan,[1] the Hindu God of War.It is a central part of the festival of Thaipusam and emphasizes debt bondage. The kavadi (“burden”) itself is a physical burden, the bearing of which is used by the devotee to implore Murugan for assistance, usually on behalf of a loved […]

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27 April

Kummi is a folk dance, popular in Tamil Nadu and Kerala in India, danced mostly by Tamil women in circles. Dancing may be different. In some places, it is very simple, with rhythmic clapping or beating of the drums. In other places, dancers imitate various harvesting activities. Kummi often accompanies by songs, called “Kummi songs”. […]

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27 April

Rechungma Rechungma is a kind of typical Sikkimese dance that is performed to show gratitude towards God for his continued blessings. It is usually arranged on occasions like childbirth, marriage and other social gatherings.

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27 April

Maruni is a Sikkimese dance, also popular in nearby Nepal, Darjeeling, Assam, Bhutan and Myanmar. It is the oldest and most famous dance of the Nepalese community residing in these regions, originally danced as part of the Tihar festival.Dressed colorfully with rich ornaments, the dancers dance to commemorate “the victory of good over evil”, accompanied by the traditional Nepali Naumati Baja orchestra.Maruni Nach has been […]

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The cham dance is a lively masked and costumed dance associated with some sects of Tibetan Buddhism and Buddhist festivals. The dance is accompanied by music played by monks using traditional Tibetan musical instruments. The dances often offer moral instruction relating to karuṇā (compassion) for sentient beings and are held to bring merit to all who perceive them. Chams are considered a form of meditation and an offering to the gods. The leader of […]

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27 April

Singhi Chham or Kanchendzonga Dance is a lion dance form in Sikkim whereby the dancers perform in a lion costume that represents the snow lion. It is a dance of the Bhutia people and was said to have been introduced by Chador Namgyal, the third Chogyal of Sikkim, in the 18th century. It is usually […]

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27 April

he Kalbelia dance, performed as a celebration, is an integral part of Kalbelia culture. Their dances and songs are a matter of pride and a marker of identity for the Kalbelias and they represent the creative adaptation of this community of snake charmers to changing socioeconomic conditions and their own role in rural Rajasthani society. The dancers […]

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27 April

Jhulan Yatra is one of the most important festivals for the followers of Lord Krishna celebrated in the monsoon month of Shravan. After Holi and Janmashthami, it is the biggest and most popular religious occasion of the Vaishnavas. Known for its spectacular display of decorated swings, song, and dance, Jhulan is a joyful festival celebrating […]

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27 April

Gangaur is colorful and one of the most important festivals of the people of Rajasthan and is observed throughout the state with great fervor and devotion by womenfolk who worship Gauri, the wife of Lord Shiva from March–April. It is the celebration of spring, harvest, marital fidelity, and childbearing. Gana is a synonym for Lord […]

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27 April

Ghoomar is a traditional folk dance of Rajasthan. It was the Bhil tribe who performed it to worship Goddess Sarasvati which was later embraced by other Rajasthani communities. The dance is chiefly performed by veiled women who wear flowing dresses called Ghaghara. It was ranked 4th in the list of “Top 10 local dances around […]

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27 April

The sound of the Shankha plays an important role when something significant begins in Sanatana Dharma (Hindu Dharma) and Buddhism. Shankha represents luster, brilliance, purity, and auspicious start. It is viewed as a devout article and is utilized in all religious ceremonies. It is widely believed that the first use of the Shankha took place […]

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25 April

Working with Students / kids can be fun and very rewarding. There’s interests and involvement with technology is changing so fast, it is critical that we involve their voices when coming up with products for them. There are a variety of ways you can involve them development, no matter what age.   Under age 4, […]

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Monthly Art’s Contest is a monthly event where to upskill the student’s talent in various Arts. Either in Dance, Music, Painting, Instrumental, Acting, Shloka telling, etc.. Which shapes up the art of interest in the student to mold and be competing with others. The winners in this monthly contest will be selected to Yearly Talent […]

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21 April

Jindua is one type of Song, but now the days it is performed with the dance steps & singing by couples for expressing their feelings about each other. Even today this is quite common in group gatherings and even in school events. Description Jindua is a very common folk dance, where there is a pair – […]

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21 April

What is Luddi Dance? This is also a male dance of Punjab. It is danced to celebrate a victory in any field. Usually performed by the males in the folk culture, the Luddi dance is performed as a celebratory dance that celebrates victory of any Punjabi in any field. The dance movements in this dance […]

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21 April

Sammi is a traditional dance form originating from the tribal communities of Punjab. The dance is popular in the Sandalbar area of Punjab, Pakistan. Costume The dancers are dressed in bright colored kurtas and full flowing skirts called lehengas. A peculiar silver hair ornament is associated with this dance. Performance Like Giddha it is danced in a circle. The dancers stand in a ring and swing […]

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21 April

Kikli, is one of the folk dances of Punjabi females performed by two girls holding hands and twirling each other in a circle, and balancing their positions in circular motions. It is generally popular in young girls and performed in pairs. A variety of songs are used with clapping. Dancing style It is more of […]

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21 April

Jhumar or Jhoomar is a lively form of music and dance that originated in the Multan and Balochistan, also thrived in Sandalbar areas of Punjab. It is slower and more rhythmic form. The word “Jhumar” comes from Jhum/Jhoom, which means Swaying. The songs evoke a quality which reminds of swaying. Though the content of these […]

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Uttarakhand music has irreplaceable wisdom of inflection that enhances the beauty of the state. The music here is a combination of poetic quality and the music of the Kumaon and Garhwal region varies from each other. A mix of folk tradition, native songs as well as folk songs go together with the numerous musical tools which in turn augments […]

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21 April

Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing. It can be either a whole musical piece or part of a larger musical arrangement. In terms of performance, the major categories are live dance music and recorded dance music. While there exist attestations of the combination of dance and music in ancient times, the earliest Western dance music that […]

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21 April

During the mid-1950s in the United States and the United Kingdom, pop is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form. Although the former describes all music that is popular and includes many disparate styles, the terms popular music and pop music are often used interchangeably. During the 1950s and 1960s, pop […]

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21 April

Hindi film songs or filmi songs are songs featured in Bollywood films. The song and dances in the Indian cinemas have become a characteristic motif of Hindi cinema which gives it enduring popular appeal, cultural value, and context. Hindi film songs derive their inspiration from both classical and modern sources form a predominant component of […]

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  Indians got instigated patriotically through music since the era of the freedom struggle. few songs like Jana Gana Mana, the national anthem of India by Rabindranath Tagore, have played a great role in uniting India through music, and Vande Mataram by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay as the national song of India. Biswo Bizoyi No Zuwan […]

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Western music adoption in India Music of the Western world has been adopted in India, by creating fusion music in India which in turn has enriched and created global genres of western music.

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21 April

  The electronic music style that originated during the late 1980s in Goa in India that has funky, drone-like basslines, similar to the techno minimalism of 21st-century psytrance is known as Goa trance. From Goa trance, the Psychedelic trance developed. Goa became popular as a hippie capital, in the late 1960s and early 1970s, which […]

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21 April

  In the metropoles, Calcutta, and Bombay in the early or middle 1920s, Jazz in India was first performed regularly. The golden age of jazz in India began from the 1930s to the 1950s, when jazz musicians like Leon Abbey, Crickett Smith, Creighton Thompson, Ken Mac, Roy Butler, Teddy Weatherford (who recorded with Louis Armstrong), […]

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Indian rock Compared to the filmi or fusion musicality scenes, the rock music in India is small. The origins of Rock music in India was in the 1960s when international stars such as The Beatles visited India and brought their music with them. The collaboration of the artists with Indian musicians such as Ravi Shankar […]

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The rock-pop music or the Raga rock has a heavy Indian influence in its construction its timbre, or its use of instrumentation, such as the sitar and tabla. in the 1960s, Many rock groups were influenced by the Raga and other forms of classical Indian music, most famously the Beatles. The first traces of “raga […]

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Western classical music Western Classical music in India has become very nonexistent but has only patronized by the Indian Zoroastrian community, the Protestant Christian community in Chennai and Bangalore, and small esoteric groups with historical exposure to Western classical music. It’s very rare to find western music education except for the western keyboard, drums, and […]

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The expansion of the Indosphere had a cultural influence on greater India. As Hinduism was transmitted in southeast Asia and the silk road transmission of Buddhism finally lead to the Indianization of Southeast Asia. This was possible through the formation of non-Indian southeast Asian native Indianized kingdoms. They have accepted and adopted the language in […]

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Indonesian and Malay music Dangdut genre of folk music is derived and fused from Hindustani music. it is a fusion of  Indonesian and Malaysian music,  It became very famous due to its melody and vocals. Tabla and gendang beat is featured in Dangdut. this dance is similar to Ghoomar but it’s a much slower version.

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18 April

Thai music Thai Literature and drama were inspired by the Indian arts and Hindu legends. the Ramayana is popularly known as the Ramakien in Thailand. the Khon characterized by men wearing ferocious masks and the Lakhon performed by women is the two most popular classical Thai dances. these dances drew inspiration from the Ramakien. the […]

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Filipino epics and chants inspired by the Indian Hindu religious epics Ramayana and Mahabharta. Alim and Hudhud Oral traditions of Ifugao of Ifugao people of the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon island of Philippines, 11 Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2001 and formally inscribed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2008. See also Hudhud – the Ifugao epic. Biag ni Lam-ang (English: “The Life of Lam-ang”) is […]

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Fusion with traditional music of other nations In the band Delhi 2 Dublin, the music of India is fused with the native traditional music of different countries. In the Delhi 2 Dublin, a band based in Canada, is famous for fusing Indian and Irish music, and Bhangraton is a fusion of Bhangra music with reggaeton.

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A. R Rahman the Indian film composer composed music for  Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Bombay Dreams, and a musical version of Hum Aapke Hain Koun that became world-famous till the London’s West End. Lagaan was nominated for the  Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and two other Bollywood films (2002’s Devdas and 2006’s Rang De Basanti) […]

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Hip hop and reggae THe fusion of Bhangra and reggaeton is known as Bhangraton it is a combination of hip hop reggae and the traditional Latin American music.

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18 April

Jazz John Coltrane in the early 1960s, recorded a composition titled ‘India’ during his live sessions at the Village Vanguard but the track was not released until 1963. George Harrison,s Norweigina wood in 1965 played the sitar in the song which sparked interest from Shankar and took Harrison as his apprentice. the great Miles Davis […]

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18 April

Musical film In the early 2000s, the musical films in the western world were being influenced by Bollywood. They had played an instrumental role in reviving the American musical film. Moulin Rouge was inspired by the Bollywood musicals as it incorporated a Bollywood style dance with a song from the film China Gate and this […]

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Psychedelic music includes various styles and genres that are influenced by a subculture of people who used psychedelic drugs. For example LSD, DMT, and mescaline, etc, which cause visual and auditory hallucinations and altered states of consciousness. This music originated in the 1960s among the rock bands in the US and UK creating the genres […]

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Themed cradle ceremonies to welcome your baby in a new style. Welcome the blessings from your guests in a unique fun-filled experience while capturing picture moments of joy to create a commemorative album of your child to embrace for the rest of your life- with Kalapeet.

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A platter of jolly good birthday occasions to change how you perceive the turning points in your life. Whether a birthday or an anniversary to celebrate the joys of today and memories of yesterday, we give you an event experience that will reach beyond your expectations- with Kalapeet.

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17 April

This particular mesmerizing dance is not only to entertain people but also to impress gods. this is performed by the Jaunsar Bhawar people which is located in the Chakrata hill station. the men and women dress up in beautiful attire and enact a story that is embedded in a dance form.  it can also be […]

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The Festivals & Cultural Events Module provides localized metrics on the value of festivals and cultural events to make the case for the ongoing development of the festivals sector.

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Perfecting the most important day in your life through comprehensive planning and coordination. From planning, design and production, we’ll put together the most bespoke gala experience for you and your guests.

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15 April

The films have influenced music worldwide. the great artists of the Technopop, Haruomi Hosono and Ryuichi Sakamoto of Yellow Magic Orchestra which had produced a 1978 electronic album (Cochin Moon) this is based on the fusion of electronic music and Bollywood-inspired Indian music.  ” Addictive” by DJ Quik and Dr. Dre was adopted from Lata […]

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Western classical music Here is the list of some important Indians who have played a great role in Western Classical music Andre de Quadros- conductor and music educator, Zubin Mehta, conductor Mehli Mehta, father of Zubin, violinist and founding conductor of the Bombay Symphony Orchestra Anil Srinivasan, pianist Ilaiyaraaja, the first Indian to compose a full symphony […]

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Influence on the national music scene Bollywood is a kind of important power for India as it has an ever-growing influence on the other countries throughout the world in context to how they perceive India.  The famous Author Roopa Swaminathanonce said, “Bollywood cinema is one of the strongest global cultural ambassadors of a new India.” […]

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Sangeet Natak Akademi is set up by the Government of India in 1952 and it is set up for performing arts at the national level. Sangeet Natak Akademi award is the award given as the highest official recognition of the Indian government for the upcoming practicing artists. many institutions are established by this organization like […]

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14 April

This dance is done to mark the arrival of the monsoons to express joy and happiness. History of Kajri Dance The birth of the Kajri dance seems to take place in Mirzapur. The story of this dance began when King Kantit Naresh’s daughter Kajali loved her husband but unfortunately could not meet him throughout her […]

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The specialty of Jhora dance is that it encourages people from all castes, ages, and gender to enjoy the dance equally. Originally the folk dance emerged in Kumaon region in Uttarakhand which was previously known as Uttaranchal.  This type of dance is performed at the onset of the spring season and the tribes dance twice […]

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Chhapeli is the famous traditional dance of Uttarakhand. This dance is performed by the actual lovers as it is the culture of this dance form. the dance should be performed by the lovers who want to enhance the bond or relationship. the dance is characterised by colourful dresses and instruments in hand. The men carry […]

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13 April

the semi-classical Indian dance with the amalgamation of martial, tribal, and folk traditions is the Chhau dance. There are three styles the Purulia, Seraikella, and Mayurbhanj. from martial arts, acrobatics, and athletics to being a structured dance. The themes are based on Shauvus, Shaktism, and Vaishnavism. The costumes differ from Purulia and Serakeilla and use […]

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13 April

The folk dance of West Bengal Kathi dance is notable for its hand and leg coordination. The dance served as a revival of the culture but now it is performed for amusement and performed by the lower castes. Performance of Kathi Dance This dance is exclusively performed by a group of men and incorporates songs […]

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13 April

Kummi is a folk dance of Tamil Nadu performed by women who form a circle. there are different styles of performing the dance. few styles are very simple where it is performed by clapping and beating of drums in a rhythmic way. even harvesting activities are shown by some performers during the dance. the kummi […]

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Sufi rock is folk music combining the classical Islamic Sufi traditions with rock music. It started in the early 1990s and was popular in the late 1990s. The term was coined by Nadeem F Paracha who pioneered the fusion of conventional rock music with folk Sufi music plus the imagery. He coined the term in […]

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Rajasthan is the origin of Rajasthani folk music. Udaipur, Jodhpur, and Jaipur are some important centers of Indian musical development. the music is also seen to have its effect on the other side of the border that is Sindh. Overview Langas, Sapera, Bhopa, and jogi are some of the different musician castes which are found […]

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Rabindra Sangeet is also popularly known as Tagore songs which are written by Rabindranath Tagore the winner of the Noble Prize in Literature and also is the first Indian to receive such recognition. he has composed over 2,232 songs. The songs have the main characteristic that s the music of Bengal which is popular in […]

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12 April

Odissi is a kind of music that originated from Odisha and is regarded as the ritual music for the service of Lord Jagannatha. it is a two thousand years old history and consists of authentic Sangeeta shastras or treatises, unique ragas, and talas. Chaupadi, chhānda, champu, chautisa, janāna, mālasri, bhajana, sarimāna, jhulā, kuduka, koili, poi, […]

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11 April

Woman playing the Dilruba. The dilruba is spelled as dilrupa.Iit emerged from India. It is a bowed instrument larger than an esraj. It has a great significance in Sikh history. The word dilruba is derived from a Hindi word that means “that which ravishes or steals the heart. History It was invested by the 10th […]

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11 April

Basuri is a musical instrument from the Indian subcontinent. It is a flute that is blown sideways the bamboo stem is used to produce this aerophone. it is used to accompany Hindustani classical music and is usually referred to as Nadi and Tunave in the Vedic texts of Rigveda. In the Natya Shastra in Sanskrit, […]

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11 April

E- Tanpura is a substitute for Tanpura performers. this can generate the sound of Tanpura when Tanpura performers are not available. It has a different pitch to match the pitch of the performers. It replicates the Tanpura, an Indian stringed instrument. It is also called an electronic tambura, or a shruti box, etc. Function The […]

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11 April

Konnakol is the art of reciting rhythmic language through Carnatic percussion syllables. it can be performed as a solo or group accompaniment to vocal or instrumental recital performances. for many years it has been the most appealing art which attracted musicians and common men. it is even used as an accompaniment in Classical music concerts […]

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11 April

Harmonium is a Reed Organ or a keyboard instrument that is operated by foot and produces sound through a pressure-equalizing air reservoir. The size of the reed decides the pitch but there are no pipes. The sets of reeds produce tones of various pitches. The air reservoir equalizes pressure and causes the metal reeds to […]

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11 April

Morsing is similar to Jew’s harp especially played in Rajasthan, Sindh, and Pakistan and Carnatic music of South India. It is categorized into lamellophones consisting of a metal ring in the shape of a horseshoe as two parallel forks forming the frame. The metal tongue is made to vibrate this is bent and called the […]

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11 April

Shankha means a conch shell that has religious and ritual importance in the Hindu culture. the shell of a large sea snail which is a large predator which is found in the Indian ocean. The Shanka is considered as a sacred emblem of God Vishnu according to Hindu mythology. in the past it was used […]

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07 April

Mizoram is a region in India. the folk music of Mizoram is accompanied by traditional drums, gong, and also some other native percussion instruments. Flute playing is not followed nowadays. drums are made of a tree trunk which is hollow and is covered by a membrane from the cowhide and the gongs which are made […]

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07 April

The celebratory rhythmic music is called Marfa which is an important form of music among Hyderabadi Muslims. This form is taken from the Afro -Arab music of Hadhramawt in Yemen. It is played using the instruments like daff, dhol, sticks, steel pots, and thapi. According to the beats, the chorus effects and vocal meters are […]

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07 April

LolPur in northeastern India is famous for varieties of folk music. Kullang eshei contains consists of lyrics that are known for erotic mysticism. The Pena eshei music is characterized by Pena which is made from a bamboo rod and the shell of coconut or gourd. Pena is also an ancient musical instrument that is a […]

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06 April

Raas or Dandiya Raas is the socio-religious folk dance originating from the Indian state of Gujarat and popularly performed in the festival of Navaratri. The dance is performed in the Marwar region of Rajasthan too. The etymology of Dandiya-Raas is in Sanskrit. Dandiya-raas exist in different forms, including the collegiate competitive form. The dance style […]

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06 April

Lavani is a kind of very famous music in Maharashtra India. it combines both traditional song and dance. it is performed with Dholki the percussion instrument. the Lavani music is very much renowned for its rhythm which is very powerful. Marathi folk theatre has been a substantial contribution to its development. the women wear nine-yard-long […]

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Jhumair and Domkach Jhumair and Domkach are Nagpuri folk music. The musical instruments used in folk music and dance are Dhol, Mandar, Bansi, Nagara, Dhak, Shehnai, Khartal, Narsinga etc.

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06 April

Haryanvi music can be categorized into two forms; one is classical folk music and desi folk music of Haryana. The songs change into ballads and pangs for the lovers who are parting. to represent bravery and valor and to portray happiness and harvest. Pandit Lakhmi Chand was a very famous personality who changed the route […]

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Bihu and Borgeet Assamese youth performing Bihu Bihu is the Assamese festival that falls in the mid of April. this is a festival to commemorate the beauty of nature and mother earth. The first day of the festival is especially dedicated to the cows and buffaloes. The second day is dedicated to the man. The […]

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BHANGRA AND GIDDHA Bhangra is non-conventional melodious music of Punjab which is performed by the males whereas the female counterpart of Bhangra is Giddha. Bhangra Bhangra Music is a type of melodious and popular music that is associated with the Punjabi diaspora in Europe and North America. it is known to be the genre that […]

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05 April

Tamang Selo is a genre of Nepali folk which is sung by Nepalese which is popular among the Nepali-speaking people who reside in India. the instruments are Damphu, Madal and Tungna. the music is very attractive and melodious and expresses feelings of love sorry and day-to-day life.   Hira Devi Waiba, pioneer of Nepali folk […]

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