Bhavai is one of the traditional folk dances of Rajasthan. This is a very difficult form of dance and can only be performed by skilled artists. This dance basically involves women dancers balancing 8 to 9 pitchers on their heads and dancing simultaneously. This nail-biting, suspenseful dance, the well-skilled dancers balance a number of earthen pots or brass pitchers and then sway with the soles of their feet perched on the top of a glass and also some time on the edge of a naked sword or on the rim os a brass thali (plate) during the performance.
This artistic form of dance is believed to be originated in the neigbouringing state Gujrat and was soon picked up and adopted by the local tribal men and women and gave it a distinctive Rajasthani essence. This traditional folk dance, performed by the women of the Jat, Bhil, Raigar, Meena, Kumhar, and Kalbelia communities of Rajasthan evolved from the extraordinary quality and capacity of these communities to carry a number of pots of water on head over a long distance in the desert.
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Gramin Bhawai Dance Rajasthan is a traditional folk dance that can be traced to the medieval period and is one of the most amazing performing arts of Rajasthan. This is a very difficult form of dance and can only be performed by skilled artists. Gramin Bhawai or Bhavai dance is performed with enormous skill this dance is an exciting pot balancing dance of the snake charmer tribe, This dance form demonstrates the art of dancing and revolving even while balancing many articles and items on one’s head.
Gramin Bhawai Dance was originally believed to have started in the neighboring state of Gujarat, Rajasthan and Gramin Bhawai Dance was soon learned by the local tribesmen and women in Rajasthan, who further added to the dance a unique Rajasthani spirit. our services are available in the following cities:-Ajmer, Alwar, Banswara, Baran, Barmer, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Bundi, Chittorgarh, Churu, Dausa, Dholpur.
Gramin Bhawai has been revived by the Government’s constant promotion and by the efforts of private institutions such as the Aarangan Theatre Group and the Gramin Bhawai Lokkala Sansthan of Rajasthan. Gramin Bhawai combines the quick fineness of the Rajasthani women and their excellent skills in such balancing acts and dance.
The necessary part of the dance, Gramin Bhawai is provided by the men singing melodious songs and by instruments like dholak, manjeera, pahkwaja, sarangi and the bhungal. We also work in this city:-Raipur, Sirohi, Ahore, Baytoo, Osian, Rawatbhata, Simalwara, Kumbhalgarh, Jhadol, Banera, Keshoraipatan, Tonk, Beawar, Rohat, Abu Road, Bhinmal, Siwana,
Gramin Bhawai Dance Form of Rajasthan India is mostly performed by women dancers balancing as many as seven or nine brass vessels on their heads as they dance rapidly, often revolving and moving with their feet resting onto glass or on the edge of a weapon.
This dance is performed with great skill this dance is the art of dancing and revolving even while maintaining a fine balancing act and posing many articles and items on one’s head. Rajasthani tribes like Jats, Bhils, Raigars, Meenas, Charmars, and Kumhars promoted the growth of this folk art. The Kalbelia tribe of the snake charmers is especially expert in this skill of balancing and the womenfolk of this tribe perform cheerful saltation while holding as many as seven to eleven clay vessels on their head. We are available in the following cities:-Pratapgarh, Rajsamand, Sawai Madhopur, Sikar, Sirohi, Sri Ganganagar, Tonk, Udaipur, Jaipur.
The women folk of these tribes are used to such balancing accuracy due to their effort in the dry desert areas. A number of such vessels and pots are easily carried across a distance in this fashion by the Rajasthani women who transport water from the wells to their homes. Believed to have started in the neighboring state of Gujarat, Gramin Bhawai was rapidly picked up and adopted by the local tribal men and women who make known the dance a distinctive Rajasthani essence.
The performer not only balances the pots on her head but also climbs onto a plate (thali) placed on brass tumblers in order to give the dance a supreme turn, The excitement comes from the fact that even a small irregularity can easily upset the show. The more brave dancers take to performing the trick on broken glass or a sword. Sometimes a dancer also balances a ‘puja thali’ (a plate holding the common items of worship) on her head.
Gramin Bhawai dance is a completely exciting act to watch for audience, Gramin Bhawai Dance in Rajasthan India is often given a vital turn when the performer not only balances the vessels on the head but also climbs upon a plate placed on brass tumblers. Some more adventurous dancers even perform the dance on broken glass or a sword.