India | Haryana


Saang is a popular dance form of Haryana. It is usually performed by a group of ten or twelve persons. The dance which comes with religious stories and folk tales are performed in open places and can last for 5 hours. Some of the male performers dress as women to act and dance. The meaning of ‘Saang’ or ‘Swang’ is disguise or ‘to impersonate’. This dance form was first started in its present form by Kishan Lal Bhaat in 1750 AD.

Updated on 30th June, 2005


Copyright 2014 by Online Highways LLC. Enjoy some India trivia. Send Us Your Comments