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Dances of Arunachal Pradesh

Mr. Niranjan Sarkar

Dances of Arunachal Pradesh

by Mr. Niranjan Sarkar

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Published by Director, Information and Public Relations, Arunachal Pradesh Administration, Govt. of India in Shillong .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Arunachal Pradesh.
    • Subjects:
    • Dance -- India -- Arunachal Pradesh.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: [181]

      Statementby Niranjan Sarkar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1694.A78 S27
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 180, [1] p., [14] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4864645M
      LC Control Number75904399


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Dances of Arunachal Pradesh by Mr. Niranjan Sarkar Download PDF EPUB FB2

Yak Dance is one of the popular folk dances of Arunachal Pradesh. It is usually performed by the Monpa and Sherdupen people. Here, the Yak is looked upon as the symbol of wealth and prosperity. Igu Dance Igu Dance is a ceremonial dance performed by Idu Mishmi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh to keep evil spirits at a far distance.

[from the front dustcover fly] "This books presents a detailed description of the dances of twenty-one major tribes, spread over the five districts of Arunachal Pradesh.

This is the first substantial book on the dances of Arunachal, which have been admired but not studied so far."Author: Niranjan Sarkar. Folk Dances of Arunachal Pradesh form a vital element in the zest and joy of living of the tribal people in Arunachal dances of the people of Arunachal Pradesh/b> express their joy, love, gratitude and emotions.

Most of the Folk Dances of Arunachal Pradesh are performed adorn with best traditional costumes, decorated spears and multicoloured beads and ornaments. In Arunachal Pradesh, like in many other states of India, dance forms the basis of all celebration in the territory. In Arunachal Pradesh, dance varies from martial steps and folk dances to highly.

Dances of Arunachal Pradesh. Shillong: Director, Information and Public Relations, Arunachal Pradesh Administration, Govt. of India, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Niranjan Sarkar. The dances, performe d by the tribes of Arunachal Pradesh, have been broadly divided into four groups.

The first group is the ritual dances which may again be divided into five sub-groups. The first sub-groups includes those dances which form part of the various rituals performed to secure prosperity, good health and happiness of the dancer, his family, village or the whole community.

The tribal dances of Arunachal Pradesh may be divided into the following categories: The Ritual Dances; a) The ritualistic dances performed to secure happiness, good health and prosperity of the dancers, his family and village.

b) Ritualistic dances performed for the ceremonies related to agricultural activities and domestication of animals. Bardo Chham is a folk dance of Arunachal Pradesh and a crucial ritual among the ethno-various group of north-east people.

Folk dances are performed during festivals and likewise as leisure routine. These primitive tribal communities living at the Himalayan skirt for centuries were able to retain their targeted tradition of thousand years. The Dance of Arunachal Pradesh Dance forms an important aspect of the socio-cultural heritage of the people of Arunachal Pradesh.

The people of Arunachal dance on important rituals, during festivals and also for recreation. The dances of the people of Arunachal are group dances, in which both men and women participate.