Folk dance of Gujarat

Primitive dances of Gujarat

Primitive dance of gujarat

Lokajivan Prakriti is also alien, Sahandyu cultivates oneness with Mother Nature from birth, so there must be a place for nature and poetic elements in her life and in the invention of life. It has an incomparable combination of devotion, devotion and beauty.

Adi Nritya:

 When the primitive man was living in the state of hunting, when he succeeded in hunting in search of prey, he danced with joy because this hunting provided food to him and his family. He used to dance when he came back from hunting. Thus, Adinritya started by expressing the joy of finding prey. Furthermore, as they went hunting in groups, this expression of joy also evolved from group dancing,

Primitive man was very afraid of storms, whirlwinds, fires, etc. He also danced in groups to express his helplessness against these natural elements. Thus, this hunter-gatherer dance would be quite different in expression. Primitive man was always afraid of another person or another race. So in the hands of a person or a group of another race dancing to scare off with their own weapons. Thus, the mass dance was started to express the joy of hunting, to express helplessness against the natural elements and to express one’s anger against the enemy species. In time, primitive humans began to believe in the divine element. They started worshiping animals like trees, fire, snakes, lions and tigers as gods, different types of dances were developed to offer sacrifices to them. ‘

Many groups of tribes also spent a lot of their time in wars and conflicts, which also influenced their art. War dance is in vogue and in K race. The ‘war dance’ is very important in Koshke Nagajati. The ‘Saulakia dance’ of the Lakher tribe living on Mount Lusai (Assam) and the ‘Sailor dance’ in ancient times are also considered to be forms of war dance. The Paik dance of the Uravan tribe is a form of war dance, in which the bride is forcibly taken away and taken to the groom’s house.

 Animal Dance

This dance is especially popular among the tribes of the Andaman Islands and was once practiced by the Gaud and Baiga Gonde peoples. Another tribe from Orissa ‘Jag’ is a custom of animal dancing (imitating the actions of animals). In some tribes of Madhya Pradesh, “Suva-Nritya” is still considered important.

Hunting Dance

The act of hunting in different ways is represented by dance. Sticks and weapons are especially used in such dances. Tribes like Urvi, Khadiya etc. have a special interest in hunting dance. The hunting dance of the Munda people is called ‘Japi’. Agriculture Dance:

The karma dances of the Uravan and Munda tribes, in particular, symbolize agricultural dances. (Sowing), sowing and reaping of crops, etc …

Religious dances are performed in almost all the Itis, the ‘Saura’ tribe of Orissa believes that dancing is not just for entertainment, but has a more serious significance.

“Dancing is considered a ritual in the Bondau tribe. Sharmon dances himself on many occasions. Alvin has expressed his views on ‘Soranritya’, saying, ‘Shaman was the first dancer and his dances are hilarious.’ .

Marriage Dance:

Controversial dances are extremely joyful. So all the tribes are engrossed in dancing on this mars occasion. 

Area classification:

Folklore can go beyond sage tradition or scriptures and even beyond sacraments. The joy of attainment in life is expressed during festivals through the Sahaj Triveni confluence of self, rhythm and dance.

Long dances are traditional popular folk dances of folk life with very different features from classical dance or group dance. It does not require special training to learn. Dancing is an instinctive reaction of animals. Every beast, bird, and animal dances. Human beings have always been dancers, dance is an instinctive response to urmi or sensation. Dancing. Being an art associated with the body, folk dances are spontaneous and self-evolving, with simple, straightforward and easy gestures, hand movements, gestures, and no intricacies, innovative fears, or dramatic movements. Every organ of the body gets stimulated when the rhythmic regular movement of the legs, cad, hands etc. starts with instinctiveness and spontaneity, be it folk art, be it for the pleasure of the people, awaken the people full of dance. The excitement of having fun pervades the sense flavor and people dance the whole body without any pretense or artificiality, without the need for an audience or theater, the whole body becomes mobile,

Some dances have become ubiquitous and timeless with regional variations. All folk dances are generally found to be similar, these folk dances are divided into four sections.

  1. Samu Dratatiya folk dance
  2. May Dan folk dance
  3. Mountain folk dance
  4. Desert folk dance

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