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Matki Dance




Matki Dance belongs to the people living in the Malwa Plateau of Madhya Pradesh. This dance is usually performed during weddings.

Matki dance is performed by a woman with a veil over her face and a ‘matki’ (earthen pot) balanced on her head. This dancer is sometimes joined by other women in the performance. ‘Aada’ and ‘khada nach’ are the varieties of this dance.



Updated on 15th May, 2015

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