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Folk Dance & Music of Rajasthan

Folk dances and music are one of the biggest appeals of Rajasthan that give relive to its people from their regular stressed life. It enjoys dancing, singing, drama, devotional music and puppet shows and other community festivities that fill the atmosphere of this state with fun and amusement. Each part of Rajasthan has its own style that is being carried forward from age old traditions. In this state, there is omnipresence of professional performers. These performers are Bhaats, Bhopas, Bhands, Dholis, Mirasis and Nats who perform actively to entertain people. Some popular forms of folk dances & music in Rajasthan are:

Ghoomar: A community dance performed by women on special occasions.

Gait Ghoomar: A dance-form performed by men and women during Holi

Kachhi Ghodi: A dance performed by men in elaborate costumes on dummy horses.

Kathputli: A puppet dance-form that is really popular and entertaining.

Teerah Taali: In this dance form, men play a four-stringed instrument called a chau-tara and the women sit with dozens of manjeeras.

Drum Dance: In this dance form, men beat bigger drums and women dance on its beats.