In entire India, the name “Rajasthan” represents a rich and diverse culture and tradition. The vibrancy of Rajasthani culture and traditions reflects through its folk dance and music. After spending their days in the rocky terrain and under the scorching desert sun, people indulge themselves in various performing arts like singing, dancing, drama etc together with other community festivities that help to nurture their carefree and fun-loving attitude. Each region of the state exudes its own form of folk entertainment complemented by different songs, dance styles, and musical instruments.
Folk songs are commonly ballads that relate to love stories and heroic deeds, and devotional or religious songs widely known as banis and bhajans. Most prominent performers include Mirasis, Dholis, Bhaats, Bhopas, Nats etc and are found in abundance across the state. These traveling entertainers frequently put up shows that are not only pleasing aesthetically but also depict stories in a captivating and unique way. Here are some of the most popular forms of entertainment of the royal state.
RAJASTHANI FOLK DANCE STYLES
Akhepua Musical Group perform different forms of Rajasthani folk dances.
Rajasthani Chari Dance
One of the popular Rajasthani folk dances, Chari Dance portrays the art of collecting water in a pot or chari by the Rajasthani women. This famous dance form...