Folk Dance of India

What is Folk Dance?

A folk dance is a popular dance considered as part of the tradition of a particular people or area.

Not all ethnic dances are folk dances. For example, ritual dances or dances of ritual origin are not considered to be folk dances.

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S.NoDanceState
1AlkapWest Bengal
2Baagh NaachOdisha
3Bagurumba
  • Assam
  • Northeast India
4Bardo ChhamArunachal Pradesh
5Bedara VeshaKarnataka
6BhangraPunjab
7BihuAssam
8Chakyar KoothuKerala
9ChangRajasthan
10Chang LoNagaland
11CherawMizoram
12Chhau
  • West Bengal
  • Jharkhand
  • Odisha
  • Eastern India
13ChholiyaUttarakhand
14DalkhaiOdisha
15Dandiya RaasGujarat
16DhaloGoa
17DhunachiWest Bengal
18Dollu KunithaKarnataka
19Domkach
  • Bihar
  • Jharkhand
20DomniWest Bengal
21DuffmuttuKerala
22DumhalJammu and Kashmir
23Fugdi
  • Maharashtra
  • Goa
24GaradiPuducherry
25GarbaGujarat
26GiddhaPunjab
27GhoomarRajasthan
28GhumuraOdisha
29GombhiraWest Bengal
30GridaMadhya Pradesh
31HojagiriTripura
32Jhumair
Jhumar
  • Bihar
  • Jharkhand
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Odisha
  • West Bengal
33Kachhi GhodiRajasthan
34KalbeliaRajasthan
35KarakattamTamil Nadu
36Karma
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Jharkhand
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Odisha
  • West Bengal
  • Eastern India
37KeisabadiOdisha
38KikkliPunjab
39Kummi
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Kerala
40LavaniMaharashtra
41Lahasua
  • Jharkhand
  • Maharashtra
42LezimMaharashtra
43MaachMadhya Pradesh
44Malwai GiddhaPunjab
45Mardana Jhumair
  • Jharkhand
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Odisha
46MatkiMadhya Pradesh
47MayilattamTamil Nadu
48MussollGoa
49Nacni
  • Jharkhand
  • West Bengal
  • Odisha
50Nati
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Uttrakhand
51OppanaKerala
52OyilattamTamil Nadu
53PadayaniKerala
54Pavri Nach
  • Maharashtra
  • Gujarat
55PhulpatiMadhya Pradesh
56Puli KaliKerala
57PuliyattamTamil Nadu
58RasiyaUttar Pradesh
59Raut NachaChhattisgarh
60Saang
  • Rajasthan
  • Haryana
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Madhya Pradesh
61Singhi ChhamSikkim
62TertaliMadhya Pradesh
63ThirayattamKerala
64Thitambu NrithamKerala
65TippaniGujarat
66VeeragaseKarnataka
67Yakshagana
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala

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