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List of Dances in India

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There are so many cultures in India and each and every culture has its own dances according to the local traditions. There are so many dances in India. Generally, there two main types of dances which are Classical and folk dance. Each form represents the culture and ethos of a particular region or a group of people. Here I am sharing state wise Dances of India

States

Dances

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

NICOBARESE DANCE

Andhra Pradesh

Kolattam

Arunachal Pradesh

Bardo Chham

Assam

Bihu dance
Jumur Nach
Bagurumba
Ali Ai Ligang

Jharkhand

Karma/Munda

Chhattisgarh

Panthi
Raut Nacha
Gaur Maria Dance

Goa

Dashavatara
Dekhni
Dhalo
Dhangar
Fugdi
Ghodemodni
Goff
Jagar
Kunbi
Mando
Muslam Khel
Perni Jagar
Ranamale
Romta Mel
Divlyan Nach (Lamp dance)
Veerabhadra

Gujarat

Garba
Padhar
Raas
Tippani Dance

Himachal Pradesh

Kinnauri Nati
Namgen

Haryana

Swang
Khoria
Gugga
Loor
Sang

Karnataka

Yakshagana
Bayalata
Dollu Kunitha
Veeragaase dance

Kashmir

Dumhal

Lakshadweep

Lava

Madhya Pradesh

Tertali
Charkula
Jawara
Matki Dance
Phulpati Dance
Grida Dance
Maanch

Maharashtra

Pavri Nach
Lavni
Dhangri Gaja
Povadas
Koli
Tamasha
Dindi
Kala
Dangi

Manipur

Thang Ta
Dhol cholom
Manipuri

Mizoram

Cheraw Dance

Nagaland

Chang Lo
Sua Lua

Odisha

Ghumura Dance
Ruk Mar Nacha
Goti Pua
Nacnī
Odissi
Danda Nacha
Baagh Naach
Tiger Dance
Dalkhai
Dhap
Ghumra
Karma Naach
Keisabadi

Puducherry

Garadi

Punjab

Bhangra
Giddha
Malwai Giddha
Jhumar
Karthi
Kikkli
Sammi
Dandass
Ludi
Jindua

Rajasthan

Ghoomar
Kalbelia
Bhavai
Tera tali
Chirami
Gair

Sikkim

Singhi Chham

Tamil Nadu

Bharatanatyam
Kamandi or Kaman Pandigai
Devarattam
Kummi
Kolattam
Karagattam or Karagam
Mayil Attam or Peacock dance
Paampu attam or Snake Dance
Oyilattam
Puliyattam
Poikal Kudirai Attam
Bommalattam
Theru Koothu

Tripura

Hojagiri

West Bengal

Gambhira
Kalikapatadi
Nacni
Alkap
Domni
Chhau

Uttar Pradesh

Kathak
Chappeli
Kajri

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