|| Uttaranchal Holiday Ideas
MUSIC & DANCE
Popular Song : Basanti
Known For : Popular Musical Instruments
Dances Forms : Tribal Dance
Mostly Visited For : During the Festive Season
Couples Playing Traditional Uttaranchal Music Outside a Temple
|Famous Dances :||Kumaon
Ramola, Chapeli, Chancheri, Jhora, Choliya Dance, Thali, Jaddu
Garhwal Langvir Nritya, Barada Nati, Pandava Nritya, Shotiya Tribal Folk Dances.
|Tribal Dance :||Bhotiya Dance Performed by the Bhotiya Tribe.|
|Popular Subject :||Spirituality, Ceremonies, Festivals, Love, Death, Birth.|
|Must Listen :||Jagars, Folk Song of Kumaon as well as Garhwal that Falls in the Category of Ghost and Spiritual Worship|
|Famous Songs :||Chhopati Love, Basanti Festival, Mangal Marriages, Jagars - Spirituality, Bajuband - Love and Sacrifice, Khuded Sacrifice and Cursing, Chhura - Advising.|
|Not to be Missed :||Participating in the Langvir Nritya, Which is an Acrobatic Dance Performed by Males.|
|Musical Instruments :||Drum (Dhol), Damua (a Smaller Drum), Hurka and Thall.|
Come to Uttaranchal, the land where the rhythmic Pahari music makes the people dance on its rhythm. The soulful music that reverberates the scenic landscape of Uttaranchal has inspired generations of singers, musicians and dancer since times immemorial. A tinge of spirituality that engulfs the natural beauty of the state, gives an invigorating boost to the music and dance of Uttaranchal. Every beautiful soul is sure to find solace in the ballads and movements of the Pahari dance, so it is inevitable that tourists are advised to take up music and dance tours of Uttaranchal and experience the magic of musical rhythm and poignant dance movements.
Uttaranchal music has a unique sense of intonation that adds to the beauty of the state. Having a mix of lyrical texture, the music of the Garhwal and Kumaon region differs from each other in more than one way. A mix of folk lores, local songs and folk songs accompanied with the various musical instruments, enhances the age old music of Uttaranchal. Having a deep rooted penchant for folk values, sarcasm, honesty, religious devotion, and soaring spirits, the Uttaranchal music has remained popular among every visitor. The music is such an indispensable part of Uttaranchal culture that there is a specific song for every mood and occasion. There are love songs like Chhopati, festive songs like Chounphula, Basanti and Jhumeila, ceremonial songs includes Mangal and even songs like Jagars, that are sung for ghosts and spiritual worship. Drum, Dhols, Hurka and Thall are the musicals that are synonymous with almost all the songs and dances.
Women Dancing During a Local Festival
The Kumaon and Garhwal regions of Uttaranchal perform various dancing arts to please their gods and goddesses. The best time to see the preforming arts of Uttaranchal people is during the festivals and fairs when these dances add to the festive magic. The most important dances include the Bhotiya dance of the Bhotiya tribe. During this dance the dancers are adorned with traditional costumes and perform their rituals. Another important dance of Uttaranchal that tourists enjoy a lot is the Langvir Nritya, where acrobats performed solely by men. The musicians who play the various instruments add to the charm of this dance performance. Other important dance forms are Barada Nati folk dance, Pandava Nritya, Dhurang, Dhuring, Chhura and Chapeli.
Prepare yourself to swing on some tribal folklores that are rudiments of Uttaranchal culture. Due to the location of the state, camouflaged in the Himalayas, there exists many tribes that add color to this land of snow with their music and dance. Uttaranchal has had a legendary past of tribal music and dance. Take up Uttaranchal tours to enjoy the music and dance of the most splendid land in India.
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