Rajasthan is famous for many traditional folk dances. The tourist from across the world visits Rajasthan to watch these dances. Folk dances are generally mixed with folk songs of love songs , and heroic deeds. Rajasthani natives are full of cultural spirit especially people from small villages and Banjaras (Nomads) who move from place to place from time to time and make a home to the place in the desert they stop for rest. These Banjaras play songs and dances around the bone fire and celebrate each day to thank god for the life. The tourist from all parts of India and The World visit Rajasthan especially during special days and vacations to live a life of traditional Rajasthan and especially see Rajasthani Folk Dance. These dances are mixed with devotional songs, heroic songs and love songs.Most famous dances are Ghumar and Jhumar.
Maand songs are very famous singing style songs of Rajasthan. It is well known among classical circles and one of the most important type of singing in the region. This singing style pattern is inclined more like Gazal and Thumri pattern so Maand is not considered either of Raga or specifically as folk song.
Maand style of singing is one of the most important classical forms of singing contributed by Rajasthan to Classical Music in India.
Folk music - Pabuji Ki Phach is Rajasthan's traditional music played in remembrance of the hero of Bhopa community who was an honoured protagonist of the 14 th century. The Bhopa Community hero Pabuji’s life is retraced in this art performance with music which shows the gallantry deeds performed by him.
So it is a poetic ballad in which character plays the lead role and carries the audience through the struggle, positive attitude and heroic deeds of Pabuji in his lifetime.
Ghoomar is a traditional Rajasthani Folk dance performed by women wearing Ghaghara dress. The dance is also performed in other areas of Sindh and Pakistan. But Rajasthani Ghoomar dance is most famous among the tourists due to the cultural blend with the language and environment. Ghoomar is generally performed during special occasions of weddings, Holi etc. and can be extended upto hours.
It includes a pirouetting movement by women in the wide circle and moving in and out in synchronisation. The dance is performed with traditional songs based on legendary stories.
Gair dance has been originated from Bhill dance performed by the Bhil community. It is a popular folk dance among the whole of Rajasthan is being performed in almost all occasions especially in janmastami.
It is most famous in Mewar and Marwar areas of Rajasthan. The beauty of this dance is that it being played and performed differently in different places. They differ in dancing patterns, song choices, the attributes and clothing.
The performers of the folk dance make the spectators lost in the rhythm and traditional songs. Special costumes and the decoration adds to the attraction to the combined performance by men and women participants.
Dancing patterns mostly include dancing in a circle with sticks, moving in and out and swirling round over beats of the song and music.
The Folk Dance – Chari Dance is performed to celebrate old tradition in which women move many kilometres to collect the waters from small sources in desert areas. It is mostly performed in various events mostly marriage and birth of children.
Performers which includes women wear colourful dresses, traditional jewelries, hold the Chari brass pots over their head. These pots are lit with an oil lamp or oil soaked cottons. The beauty of the dance is that no performer touches the lighted pots which are over their hea d and performs the movements in synchronised patterns over the floor. The darker ambience and the movement of glowing light make it even more attractive.
The dance is combined with the instruments like Bankia, Harmonium, Dhol, Dholak and Nagada.
Representing the living style of villagers of Churu district and Jasnathis the Fire dance is traditional folk dance which is very complex to perform. Banjara community performs this dance mostly in Rajasthan. It is performed in the ground around the fire made via charcoal or woods and enchanting is done combined with the dance. It is said the fire dance provides them with the tantric powers.
The dance includes the extremely life threatening stunts of Jasnathi men jumping in the burning charcoal or woods and dancing over the beats of the drum. Performers also do various stunts with fire roads and kerosene in the mouth. It is a major attraction among the visitors and is being watched on demand by foreign tourists.
Majorly the dances are performed in the winter season with lots of music through instruments like dholak, nagada etc.
Kachchhi Ghodi folk dance performed wearing horse costume around the waist. The folk dance is being traditionally being performed in Shekhawati region in Rajasthan. The performers wearing the tuban and kurta with horse costume perform the mock fights over the tales narrated by the singer about the local bandits. It is generally performed during marriage ceremonies.
The costume is designed in traditional Rajasthani style supported by the bamboo frame and decorated with mirror pieces. Musical bells or ghungroo are worn around the ankles. Instruments used in the act and dance are generally dhols and flute.
The word Kathputli is originated from two words the Kath meaning wood and Putli means a doll.
It is basically a doll prepared from the wood and is being tied with several strings on the body parts. The dance of puppet is being performed with special movements using strings tied to other end with fingers and hands. The puppeteers move their fingers and hands in a special way to make the puppet dance over a rhythm or narrate a story. The shrill voices are spoken though bamboo reed.
This form of dance was performed by Bhat community centuries ago. It is a major art performed in Rajasthan and is now famous in whole India. The acts or dance are used to narrate the stories of heroic deeds, teach the traditional culture to the audiences. The acts are also used to educate people about social problems like dowry, women empowerment, illiteracy etc. It is been widely seen and appreciated by indigenous and foreign visitors as well.
Terah Taali is one of the oldest form of folk dance performed by Kamada tribes in Rajasthan. Besides the Kamada tribes it is also performed by many other tribes like Bhat, Dholi, Nat, Bhand and Mirasi. It is performed in honour of Baba Ramdeo a folk hero by Pokhran and Deedwana.
Performance are done by highly skilled women dancers wearing thirteen brass disks (manjeeras) over the body parts and are struck by disks which they hold in their hand. The dance moves and the sound of discs create the rhythm. This does not end here, the dancers also maintain the balance while holding swords in their mouth and pots over the head.
The attraction and beauty lies over the the ornaments which are the brass disks worn all over the body, the perfectly composed dances and rhythmic steps with the light music.
Rajasthan is the land that still preserves its culture along with the time. Not like other states that are changing rapidly with the time. This is the reason why the best talent is found here whether it’s Rajasthani Folk Singers, Rajasthani Folk Dancers, Rajasthani Instrument Players and much more. These talents can now also be shown on your personal wedding events, reception events, private parties, and many other occasions where you want them. Our company has a plenty of talented Rajasthani folk dancers that perform excellently on stages and win people’s heart. These dance artists perform this way naturally without any technical training. This is in their blood and when they perform on stage, people remain stunned by watching their performances. If you also want your events to be like this. Contact us and we will provide you with the best talent we have. All the artists have their own importance. Over all the whole group of artists is completely outstanding that you can’t deny if you see their performance.
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People from faraway places and different regions like their performances. We have the best Rajasthani Folk Dancers in Delhi. Not only people of Delhi but people from all states hire them for their special performances in their events so as to make the events more remember able.
We have the world famous Rajasthani Folk Dancers that have demands from foreign countries too to have them in their events. The reason behind their popular dance and folk songs is that they stick to their roots and have not forgotten it. Wherever they walk they take their culture there and feel proud about it. They perform as if they are performing at their own events. Their face expressions and the way they dance describe their happiness for their dance. They dance whole heartedly and this makes them different from other fellow dancers of the events. If you are searching for the Rajasthani folk dancers in Delhi, you are at the right place and at right time.