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INDIA: PUNJABI DANCE


MANEET KAUR and KOMAL GHAI 2010-04-15

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In India, there are many dance forms, but one extremely popular form is the Bhangra.
Bhangra has found its way into every festival and celebration in was performed to celebrate the harvest season.
The Bhangra dance is an accompaniment to the Bhangra music, which is a form of folk music. It is sung in Punjabi lyrics with one person beating a hand held drum called Dhol .
The Bhangra dance itself is a couplet form of dance with the woman dressed in traditional Indian wear called Sal war Kameez .

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