Rajasthani Folk Dance Artist

Folk Dances of Rajasthan|Langa Manganiar Singers|Kalbelia Bhavai Dances and Music of Rajasthan

Udaipur Rajasthan folk Group, The best Rajasthani folk dance, and  Music of Rajasthan group who better know Culture & Tradition of Rajasthan. I introduce my group ” Udaipur Rajasthan folk Group”, which specializes in promoting Rajasthan folk dance and other art forms of the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. I have traveled extensively to remote corners of rural Rajasthan to discover rich folk artists like gypsy dancers, Langa-Mangniyar musicians, and folk artists. Rajasthan Folk Dance, Rajasthan Bhopal, Algoza, Puppet show, Fire Dance, Rajasthani Kalbelia Dance.

Kalbelia Folk Dance (Udaipur event folk group Rajasthan Sapera & Party) Organise Rajasthan Dance and Music event & Function Since 2000. A husband-Wife duo is a well-known musician and kalbelia dancer all over Rajasthan. Udaipur event folk group Rajasthan & Langa Party is a team of nine people musicians and female dancers. All artists are well Experience in their respective fields (musician and dancer) more than 10-20 years and engaged with the company from the past 10-20 years having experience of national and international functions and events.

The dances of Rajasthan are so good for entertaining the guest at weddings and any corporate party that they are bound to induce you to tap a foot or two along with dance with the dancers. Rajasthani folk dances are essentially folk dances tracing their origin to rural customs and traditions of Udaipur Jaipur Jaisalmer and jodhpur Barmer mostly. What is more interesting is that keeping alive the numerous dance forms are not the professional dancers but the ordinary rural men and women of Rajasthan. The dancers practicing these dance forms are, to date, religiously following the age-old traditions and that’s where the beauty of these dances lies. Apart from the simple expressions and daring movements that add beauty to the dances, there are the vibrant and colorful Rajasthani lehariya costumes adorned by the dancers. For the dancers of Udaipur event management Rajasthan, the Thar Desert is the center stage which enhances the beauty of the dances at the backdrop of the setting sun. Some of the folk dances of Rajasthan are illustrated herein.

Kalbelia Dance of udaipur rajasthan

This ancient dance form is performed by women of the Kalbelia communities who, by profession, are snake charmers and trade in snake venom. This ancient dance form has dance movements similar to the movements of the serpents and hence, even the costumes are black colored. Interestingly, women dance on the music produced by the ‘Been’, an instrument used to charm the snakes. This is an extremely sensuous dance form that completely enthralls the onlookers. The dance of the kalbelia women is vigorous and graceful.

Ghoomar Dance of udaipur rajasthan

Traditionally, out of the bound of men, this dance form was performed solely by Rajput women on auspicious occasions. Only the women perform it with their faces covered by a veil. They dance while singing traditional songs and perform circular movements gracefully and charmingly. Ghumar and Jhumar are the main dances of Rajasthan. These dances are performed on important occasions and festivals. At the festival of Holi, Deepawali, and Gangaur the atmosphere reverberate with Ghumar dance. In Ghumar, dance performing women wear ‘Lahanga’ and ‘Odhni’ and carry large plates full of lighted earthen lamps while moving their feet. In this dance, women move in a circle and because of this movement, it is called Ghumar. Like Ghumar in Rajasthan, ‘Bhawai’ dance is also practiced widely. ‘Bhawai’ is a dance of a sub-caste of Rajasthan. This is a dance of the menfolk and is based upon a narrative. The narrative is particularly accompanied by song and dance. The entire dance is organized on the basis of local folklores and the performers of the dance keep on moving from place to place. This is basically a community dance for women and performed on auspicious occasions. The famous ‘ghoomar’, Rajasthan’s popular dance gets its name from ‘ghoomna’, the graceful gyrating, which displays the spectacular colors of the flowing ‘Ghaghra’, the long skirt of the Udaipur Rajasthani women.

Chari Dance of udaipur rajasthan

This traditional chari dance form requires lots of skill and patience as this dance is performed with pots on the head and lamps in the hand of the dancers. In such a state, the dancers perform several flexible and graceful movements of the body. This dance is performed on gay occasions, like marriage or birth of a child.

Kacchi-Ghodi Dance of udaipur rajasthan

Kacchi-Ghodi, or the dummy horse dance, originated from the bandit regions of Shekhawati. The dancers are elaborately dressed, and so are the dummy horses, which perform sword-fighting sequences with the utmost vigor. A ballad singer usually sings the tales of chivalrous men. This dance form is generally performed on gay occasions. Free dancing full of zest, with rows of dancers waving colorful pennants makes the Bam Rasiya of the Braj region spectacular. It is performed at Holi. The ‘Kucchhi Ghodi’ or dummy horse dance is performed on festive occasions, by men who are as colorfully attired, as are their horses.

Fire Dance of udaipur rajasthan

This is an extremely difficult dance to perform which is carried out by the Banjara community. The dance involves breathtaking fire stunts wherein the dancers perform by holding fire rods in their hands and filling up their mouths with kerosene. The fire rods are also moved on their heads and legs by the dancers. An authentic fire dance is performed by the ‘jasnathis’ of Bikaner and Churu districts. The accompanying music rises in tempo as the dance progresses, ending with the performer dancing on brightly glowing embers, which is a breathtaking and deeply impressive sight.

Terah Taal (Thirteen Beat) Dance of udaipur rajasthan

The Terah Taal dance is a beautiful musical dance in which the dancers place manjeeras (little brass discs) on their waist, legs, hands, and forehead, at least thirteen places on their bodies. This dance is performed as a kind of ritual to please Baba Ramdeo, a local deity of Rajasthan. The ‘terahtali’ is a fascinating dance performed by women while sitting. The women have ‘manjeeras’ (little brass discs) tied with long strings to their wrists, elbows, waists, arms, and a pair in their hands as well. Their male accompanists sing and play the ‘tandoora’ while the women, with dexterous and fine movements, create a strong rhythm with the ‘manjeeras’. For added effect, they may hold a sword between their teeth or balance pots or lighted lamps on their heads.


The “gair” of Mewar has inner and outer circles of dancers who move diagonally or loop in and out. It is intricate and fascinating. The ‘gair¿ of Jodhpur’ is performed in a single file and martial costumes are worn for effect. The ‘geendad’ of Shekhawati is similar. Sticks or swords are often used in male dances, and the Shekhawati dance has the ‘daf¿ accompanying it.

Other Dances

Several other folk dances performed by the local tribesmen of Rajasthan include Drum dance, Jhoria, Matka-bhawai, Kathputli (puppet dance), Raika, etc. which are executed on particular occasions and are associated with a particular tribe. Apart from Ghumar and Jhumar, ‘Dandia’ ‘Rasiya’, ‘Dhol’ ‘Dance of Matkas (pitchers)’, ‘Dance of swords’, ‘Dance of Snake Charmers’ and ‘Dances of Kalbelias’ are also important dances of Rajasthan.

Drum Dance

This is a professional dance-form from Jalore. Five men with huge drums round their necks, some with huge cymbals accompany a dancer who holds a naked sword in his mouth and performs vigorously by twirling three painted sticks. Please tell us what you would like to see in Udaipur Event Management. Email us your suggestions at itsudaipur@gmail.com

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