DANCES

DancePlaceRemarks
Swang DanceBilaspur, Shimla & Solan DistrictForm of Karyala (Drama)
DandrasChamba DistrictPerformed by Males of Gaddis, usually done with small sticks
Deepak DanceChamba DistrictPerformed by Gaddis
Daangi DanceChamba DistrictForm of Drama
Ghurai DanceChamba DistrictMarriage Dance
Pangwal DanceChamba DistrictPerformed by Males in the day time & by females in the evening
Dangi DanceChamba DistrictIt is a women Dance
Sikri DanceChamba DistrictPerformed During Suhi Fair
Nuala DanceChamba DistrictForm of drama related to Shiv
Gaddi NattiChamba, Mandi, Kullu, Kangra DistrictPerformed by Gaddi Tribes
JhamakadaKangra DistrictPerformed by young girls
BhagatuKangra DistrictForm of Karyala (Drama)
Chandroli DanceKangra, Hamirpur, Mandi DistrictIt’s a funny dance performed mostly on Marriages & Festivals
Keekali DanceKangra, Hamirpur, Una DistrictPerformed by girls
GidhaKangra,Una,Hamirpur DistrictPerformed by Females only
Losar Shona ChuksamKinnaur DistrictPerformed on Losar Festival
KinnauriNattiKinnaur DistrictGroup  Dance   Performed     by Males   &    Females    in    their traditional Dresses
Bakayang DanceKinnaur DistrictPerformed by Females only
Bonyangchau DanceKinnaur DistrictPerformed by males
Haring PhoKinnaur DistrictForm of Karyala (Drama)
Namagen DanceKinnaur DistrictPerformed  to   celebrate   the Autumn
Naga Kayang DanceKinnaur DistrictIt’s a snake dance
HeriKayang DanceKinnaur DistrictIt’s a romantic dance
Japro DanceKinnaur DistrictPerformed  in    the    Hangrang valley of Kinnaur
JataruKayang DanceKinnaur DistrictGroup Dance performed on festivals
Gar DanceKinnaur DistrictPopular dance performed in Hangrang valley
Kullu NattiKullu DistrictGroup  Dance   Performed  by Males & Females
Kharyatar DanceKullu DistrictDevotional   dance   performed with swords
Swang Tegi DanceKullu DistrictIt’s a Tiger Dance
Dhili PhetiKullu DistrictPerformed during village fairs
Bashari DanceKullu DistrictPerformed during village fairs
Lang Dar-MaLahaul & Spiti DistrictEvil king Dance
Shunto DanceLahaul & Spiti DistrictPerformed by Males in praise of Lord Budh
Pulashon DanceLahaul & Spiti DistrictSimilar to Dabarkayang
Dabarkayang DanceLahaul & Spiti DistrictSimilar to Natti Dance
Chhanak ChhamLahaul Spiti DistrictDevotional dance performed by Lamas in the memory and as a tribute to the divine Lord Budh, on one occasion of Chakhar
Lahauli DanceLahaul Spiti DistrictPerformed   on    the    musical Instruments of Surna & Damman
Chham DanceLahaul Spiti & Kinnaur DistrictIt is a mask dance performed by Buddhist Monks or the Lamas in the Monasteries
Devil Mask DanceLahaul Spiti DistrictPerformed by Wearing Devil Mask
GriphiLahaul Spiti DistrictPerformed by moving in round circle
Shon DanceLahaul Spiti DistrictPerformed without music
BuchchenLahaul Spiti DistrictForm of Karyala(Drama)
Shun DanceLahaul Spiti DistrictIn the memory of Lord Buddha
Shabu DanceLahaul Spiti DistrictIn the memory of Lord Buddha
Dalshon DanceLahaul Spiti DistrictRelated to Snake
Cholamba DanceLahaul Spiti DistrictRelated to Tiger
KayadLahaul Spiti DistrictPerformed in the marriage of Raja Yukuntara
Shiv Badar NattiMandi DistrictPerformed on Shivratri in upper hills of Mandi
LoodiMandi DistrictForm of Natti Dance performed by Male and Female.
BanthanaMandi DistrictForm of Drama
Rawal DanceMiddle HimachalForm of Karyala (Drama)
Sen DancePangi, District ChambaAlso known as Ghost Dance
Lota & Thali DanceShimla & Sirmour DistrictForm of Natti Dance
Ghugati DanceShimla & Sirmour DistrictPerformed by Males
Shimla NattiShimla DistrictDiffers From Region to Region
Dodrakawar DanceShimla DistrictPerformed in Mahasu Area
DhilliNattiShimla, Kullu, Sirmour, Mandi DistrictIt is slow Dance
Thoda DanceShimla, Solan, Sirmour DistrictIt is a war dance related to Mahabharata
KaryalaShimla, Solan, Sirmour DistrictIt is a form of a Drama
MunjaraShimla, Solan, Sirmour DistrictIt is a form of Gidha
NattiSirmour DistrictGroup   dance   performed   by Males & Females
BirsuSirmour DistrictForm of Opera
Budh DanceSirmour DistrictPerformed   on    the    musical Instrument “HURKI”
Gee DanceSirmour DistrictIndoor Solo Dance
Dharvedi DanceSirmour DistrictReligious Dance
Drondi DanceSirmour DistrictReligious Dance
Burah DanceSirmour District 
Other Dances
Rasa Dance-Sirmour, Sih Dance- Shimla, Krasa Dance-Sirmour, Dangara Dance-Sirmour, Bhaagat Dance- Solan (Related to Ram Lila), Chohara Dance-Shimla, Mala Dance-Shimla, Singh Dance-Shimla, Naagas Kayad-Lahaul Spiti , Jatru Kamad Dance-Lahaul Spiti, Lion Dance-LahaulSpiti, Yak Dance- Lahaul Spiti, Tagoswang Dance-Lahaul&Spiti, Runjhaka Dhilli Natti-Kullu, Lalhari Dance-Kullu, Ujagjamma Dance-Kullu, Kathadi Dance-Kullu, kahi Dance-Kullu, Panas Dance -Kinnaur, Champa Dance-Kinnaur, Jogsar Dance- Kinnaur, Dejang-Kinnaur, Chamik-Rawar-Kinnaur, Chohara Dance- Kinnaur, Lion Dance-Kinnaur, Kayang
Dance-Kinnaur, Churahi Dance-Chamba, Ruppam Dance-L & S, Bujang-Lahaul Spiti, Shun kayang-Kinnaur, Dharveni Dance-Kullu, Jabro Dance-Lahaul & Spiti, Karthi Dance-Kullu, Burah- Shimla & Sirmour.
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