Volume : VII, Issue : VII, July - 2017

IMPORTANT ELEMENTS AND PATTERNS OF TRIBAL AND FOLK DANCE OF KALAHANDI

Mr. Kamal Kishor Satpathy

Abstract :

 Kalahandi district of Odisha state is famous for its traditional tribal and folk way of life. Tribal and folk dances fascinate the participant, audience and other spectators. It is the property and human resources of the Kalahandi region. Folk dance gives pleasure, happiness, encouragement, enthusiasm, joy and eagerness to the people of agrarian society. Tribal dance is not just form of entertainment, it is inextricable part of their social existence, and it is a way of asserting and establishing linkage with their ancestral heritage. Different tribal communities of Kalahandi have their own traditional tribal and folk dance; it is their own cultural practice, tradition, and life style. They enjoy their life, worship their deity of society, and keep their unity, universally through these types of dances. The focus of this research paper is on tracing the important elements and patterns of different tribal and folk dance forms of Kalahandi.

Keywords : FOLK   KALAHANDI   TRIBAL   DANCE   TRADITION  

Article: Download PDF   DOI : 10.36106/ijar  

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MR.KAMAL KISHOR SATPATHY, IMPORTANT ELEMENTS AND PATTERNS OF TRIBAL AND FOLK DANCE OF KALAHANDI, INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume‾7 | Issue‾7 | July‾2017


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