Bizhu Dance

Popular dance of Chakma tribes

Bizhu Dance is a popular dance of the Chakmas. It is performed in the compound of a temple. Drum, flute, and bamboo-made instruments accompany the dance and the song. Traditional pinon, khadi, and silver ornaments are worn by the women dancers. The male dancers wear dhuti, a jacket made of traditional cloth, and head gear. Sudden lull in between different phases is a feature of the dance.

Updated on 9th December, 2005


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