Folk Dances of Rajasthan
Ghummer is the most popular dance form of Rajasthan. It is performed
on joyous occasions, rituals and festivals. The flair of the long skirt
of women is known as Ghumma. When the dancer, in her immense joy takes”chakkers”
(circles), the Ghumma flies with her and creates an eye-catching site.
Ghummer is the dance of royal Rajput families of Rajasthan. The colorful
costumes together with melodies music and song add splendor to this
dance, which has one heart of people all over the world.
- Tera Tal
is the state of the vast deserts and send dunes. On one hand this state
is dry because of deserts and on the other hand it is equally rich with
its colourful costumes, music, dance and culture. The gypsy women of
Rajasthan perform a unique and exotic dance called Tera Tal. In this
dance they tie 13 manjiras on their bodies and perform various acrobatics.
The use of thali (metal plate), swords etc. signify the difficult lives
of the gypsy women.
A dance performs by women as a virtual in the Mewad province of Rajasthan.
Is visually very attractive because of metal pots with lighted fire
on their heads.