WORLD DANCE DAY: Dance Udaipur’s Cultural Heritage

Ghoomar Dance

Dance is Passion, Dance is an Art, Dance is Fun, Dance is an Exercise and many more. Dance is an important part of our life whether we are trained in it or not. We Dance to express, Communicate and to relax.

So, 29th April is celebrated as The World Dance Day every Year. In Udaipur the eve of World Dance Day is celebrated by organizing a classical Music Function and awards ceremony, By Kala Ashram College of Performing Arts at Darpan Auditorium, Shilpgram. It’s all about adopting dance as a part of life and to be aware of its health and healing power.
Rajasthani Folk Dance is a big hit among tourists and Udaipur contributes substantially to the portrayal of folk dance in Rajasthan. Ghoomar is one of the best dance form which is generally performed at marriages, parties or any event and we udaipies just discover our own style of doing it…don’t we..??

The other famous dance forms are Fire dance, Drum dance, Teerah Tali, Pabuji ki paach and Maand. Not only the dance forms but even their Music is the best form of Recreation.

Udaipies are even opting for Dance as a career. There are many young established Choreographers from Udaipur organizing various teaching classes and camps mostly emphasizing on western dance forms say, hip-hop, salsa  and many more.

Now the question arises how many of us are even aware of these dance forms ? Or is it that most of us have heard these forms for the first time ? Well, the Answer is with you. So let’s try to explore it as much as we can on the World Dance Day because the World wants it.

Article Credits: Munmun Rajora

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