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Dhaan Naach

Also known as Yaa-LakMaa, Dhaan Naach is a folk dance performed by the Nepali community. The word 'yaa' means paddy and 'LakMaa' means a dance. This perennial dance is performed throughout the year, especially while threshing rice straws after harvest. It is also performed in small local markets and during feasts and festivals.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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