Yadav Dance of Bundelkhand



Yadav Dance of Bundelkhand is a major folk variation of Gwalior which is performed during the pious festival of Diwali. Aptly accompanied by rhythmic instruments like that of dholak, mradang, ramtula, jhanz, manzira and dhapli Yadav Dance is performed in the district of Gwalior from a very long time.

The Yadav Dance of Bundelkhand is performed along with couplets of songs. The performers of Yadav Dance of Bundelkhand make circles while dancing. Also, songs are sung by the dancers which are mainly of one to two couplets. In the initial stages the songs are sung in a low pace. But as the dance progresses the song gathers momentum. The unique trait of the songs used for the Yadav Dance of Bundelkhand is that sometimes these are presented in question and answer form.

At times musical instruments are also used while performing theYadav Dance of Bundelkhand of Gwalior. However, such instruments are played after atleast two song lines are sung by the performers.

While performing the Yadav Dance of Bundelkhand the dancers usually wear a particular type of costume. Dhotis above the knee length, turban and shorts are worn by the performers of Yadav Dance of Bundelkhand in Gwalior. There are several accessories with which the dancers of Yadav Dance adorn themselves. Peacock feathers are one such accessory.

Since Diwali is the main occasion on which the Yadav Dance of Bundelkhand is performed hence this also reflects the religious beliefs of the performers of Gwalior. Starting from the day of Diwali festival the Yadav Dance of Bundelkhand is performed by the dancers till the day of kartik purnima.

A magnificent manifestation of the Gwalior culture Yadav Dance of Bundelkhand captivates the imagination of one and all.



Last Updated on 16th Oct 2012

     


     

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