Indian Folk Dance

India is rich country with various folk dance forms! You can learn Indian folk-dance such as Lavni, Koli, Lezim, Garba, Bhangra, Ghoomar.

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It is popular dance in Maharashtra. It is a combination of traditional song and dance and performed to the beats of percussion instrument Dholki. Lavani is noted for its powerful is performed by the female performers wearing nine-yard long saris. The songs are sung in a quick tempo. 

This is the folk dance of fisher community of Maharashtra state. Dance movements are inspired from their daily life of fishing. The community has its own distinct identity and lively dances.

It is more of a vigorous physical exercise and drill than a dance; the formations can be in two's, fours and even in a circle. Changes in steps are "announced" by a ring leader using a whistle. Lezim is often played during the Ganesh festival and in school and in schools as part of the fitness. 

Gujarati folk dance celebrated in Navratri, a celebration lasting nine nights. Garba and Dandiya Raas are also popular in the United States where more than 20 universities have Raas/Garba competitions on a huge scale every year with professional choreography. The Canadian city of Toronto now hosts North America's largest annual Garba by number of attendees. 

Traditionally a good harvest was celebrated by dancing and singing songs to the sound of the dhol drum. There are many types of dance, some are especially for men or women. Bhangra is often danced in circles and uses a lot of arm and shoulder movement. Some dances use sticks and swords. Other use stunts such as a dancer sitting on someone's shoulders, while another person hangs from his torso by his legs. 

Giddha is said to be originated from the ancient ring dance which was dominant in Punjab in the olden days. Women show the same level of energy which the men show while performing Bhangra. Giddha displays a traditional mode of performing Punjabi femininity, as seen through dress, choreography, and language.