CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction 2. Nepalese Dance 3. Dances of Sikkim 4. Folk Dances of Uttaranchal 5. Folk dance of Garhwal 6. Dances of Himachal Pradesh 7. dances of Kashmir 8. Danes of Nagaland 9. Kashmir 10. Manali People Culture and Festivals 11. Traditional Dance-Uganda 12. Culture of Orissa 13. Jharkhand 14. Andhra Pradesh Dances 15. Uttaranchal Society and Culture 16. Tripuri Community 17. Folk Dance 18. Orissan Dances 19. Naga and Medha Dance 20. Major Folk Dances Styles of India 21. Manipuri Dance
The hilly areas inhabited by Bhils and Meenas are known for community songs and dances. Songs and dance are an integral part of their life. The dances are participated in by both men and women without any reservation. The dances of the Bhils and Meenas are many and are preformed on festive days and during marriages. Ghoomar is a circular dance in which men and women dance to the rhythm of the songs they sing. The dance has no coordination with musical instruments. The tune is easy and the movements of the limbs become very agile and impressive as the dance advances. The Ger is a community dance performed on the occasion of Holi festival. It is only a men’s dance conducted to the beating of a big drum with brass plates or Thalis.