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Rajasthani Dances

Rajasthan has many forms of folk dances which are attractive, skillfull and somewhat enjoyable by any age group. Rajasthani folk dances are popular all around the globe. Some of the Rajasthan’s traditional dance forms are very much different as only skilled person can do it. The Ghoomar dance from Udaipur and Kalbeliya dance of Jaisalmer have gained international recognition. Folk music is a vital part of Rajasthani culture. Kathputli, Bhopa, Chang, Teratali, Ghindr, Kachchhighori, Tejaji, etc. are the examples of the traditional Rajasthani culture.

Among all Rajasthani folk dances, Ghoomar, Kathputli (Puppet) and kalbelia (Sapera or Snake Charmer) dance attracts tourists very much. Rajasthani folk dances are originated from different tribes and mainly used at past time to entertain Kings. Folk songs are commonly ballads which relate heroic deeds and love stories; and religious or devotional songs known as bhajans and banis

Bhavai Dance

Bhavai Dance

Bhavai is one of the traditional folk dances of Rajasthan. This is a very difficult...

Chakri

Chakri

As the name resembles, Chakri, means ‘Chakkar’ (Circle) rotation in hindi lang. Chakri is one...

Chari Dance

Chari Dance

Chari dance is one of the popular folk dances in Rajasthan India. This dance describes...

Drum Dance

Drum Dance

Drum Dance, famous in Rajasthan India is a professional dance-form of Jhalore region of Rajasthan,...




Fire Dance

Fire Dance

Fire dance is a unique dance famous in the desert region of Rajasthan. This folk...

Gair Dance

Gair Dance

Gair is a very popular Rajathani folk dance. This traditional folk dance is one of...

Gawari Dance

Gawari Dance

Gawari dance of Rajasthan is a tribal dance of the famous Bhil tribe. This is...

Ghoomar Dance

Ghoomar Dance

Ghoomar is a traditional as well as an enthusiastic folk dance of Rajasthan. Ghoomar or...


Kachhi Ghodi

Kachhi Ghodi

The Kachhi Ghodi Dance is one of the most popular Folk Dances of Rajasthan. This folk...

Kalbelia Dance

Kalbelia Dance

Kalbelia dance is a folk dance of Rajasthan state of India. It is well known...

Kathak Dance

Kathak Dance

Kathak Dance is famous and brilliant dance form in Rajasthan India. It is the 6th...

Kathputli Dance

Kathputli Dance

Rajasthan Kathputli dance is world famous and well known as Puppetry dance. It is the...


Khayal Dance

Khayal Dance

‘Khyal’ in hindi language means “Thought”. Khyal was a folk play which involves dance also....

Terah Taali

Terah Taali

Terah Taali is one of the folk dances of the princely state, Rajasthan. This folk...

Walar Dance

Walar Dance

Walar dance of Rajasthan is a beautiful and enthusiastic tribal dance performed particularly by women’s....