Top 5 Indian Folk Dances

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Bhangra (Punjab) 

Originating in Punjab, Bhangra is a lively and energetic dance form primarily performed during harvest festivals like Baisakhi. 


Garba (Gujarat)

Garba is a traditional folk dance of Gujarat performed during Navratri, a festival dedicated to Goddess Durga. 


Bihu (Assam) 

Bihu is a vibrant folk dance from Assam, performed during the Bihu festival. It celebrates the agricultural cycle and marks the Assamese New Year. 


Kathakali (Kerala) 

Kathakali is a classical dance-drama from Kerala that combines dance, music, and acting. While classified as a classical form, it has deep roots in folk traditions. 


Ghoomar (Rajasthan) 

Ghoomar is a traditional folk dance of Rajasthan performed by women during special occasions and festivals. It involves graceful twirling movements, footwork, and circular patterns.