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Hafiz Nagma




Hafiz Nagma, a famous classical dance form, is performed by Kashmiri women wearing traditional attire. It is performed on the basis of the Sofiyiana Kalam, the classical music of the state. With separate ragas (music) called Muquam, the Sofiyiana Kalam is used as a part of sofiana music and is very popular among the music lovers. Main dancer of Hafiz Nagma is known as Hafiza. A wide range of instruments are used including santoor, sitar, Kashmiri saz, tabla and wasool.



Updated on 7th June, 2005

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