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Dangi Nritya

Dangi Nritya is a tribal dance form native to the Dangs District of Gujarat. In this dance form, both men and women dance together, and join their hands, forming a chain and make serpentine movements. Their movements are very fast and create various choreographic patterns in a fraction of a second. There are about 27 varieties of steps in this dance, and each step is known as 'Chala'. The dancers also perform acrobatics. The most amazing sights of this dance form is the creation of a human pyramid. Dhol and Pawri are the main musical instruments which accompanies Dangi Nritya.

Updated on 7th September, 2015


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