Topics: Social dance, Dance, Kashmir Pages: 3 (779 words) Published: March 12, 2013
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Kathak is one of the eight forms of Indian classical dances, . This dance form traces its origins to the nomadic bards of ancient northern India, known as Kathakars or storytellers. Its form today contains traces of temple and ritual dances.  Kathak also possesses a particular performance style of expressional pieces where abhinaya dominates, and the audience can more easily see the nuances of the dancer's facial expression. Consequently, it translates to the modern proscenium stage with difficulty. Having talked a lot about it you would have already guessed that

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Indian folk and tribal dances are an expression of joy. Folk dances are performed on every possible occasion, to celebrate the arrival of seasons, birth of a child, a wedding and festivals. The dances are simple in terms of steps or movements but burst with verve and vitality. Men and women perform some dances exclusively, while in some performances men and women dance together. On most occasions, the dancers sing themselves, while being accompanied by artists on the instruments. Each form of dance has a specific costume. Most costumes are flamboyant with extensive jewellery.  Khusmadeed ….agar is jahaan mein kahin jannat hai to yahi hai..wo yahi hai.. yes Firdousi rightly said.. If there is paradise on Earth, it is here….it is here….yes u guessed it right..i am talking about the Valley of Kashmir which owes its fame, doubtless to its own intrinsic loveliness which...
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