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Thadiya is a folk dance performed during Vasanth Panchami Festival in Uttaranchal. It is accompanied by song. The word ‘Thadiya’ denotes a courtyard where dance is enacted to welcome the spring season. It is performed by womenfolk on all joyous occasions, especially when they return to their parental home from in-laws' house. This dance form is associated with the marriage of Shiva and Parvati.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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