Folk art forms of India

Folk art forms

India is rich in culture to folk arts and dances. India is known for its Art and culture and is the mother to 8 classical and several folk-dance forms. Arts are defined as painting, architecture, literature, music, dance, language, and cinema. Folk art forms of India are an incredible part of Indian culture. These folk dance forms have a global presence and attract many people worldwide to come and leave them. In contrast, to fine arts, folk art is primarily utilitarian and decorative rather than purely aesthetic. India is the treasure-chest of folk arts and its different forms. Different types of folk art have been passed down from ancient times and are today practiced not only in India but also in other parts of the world. Each art form is unique but shares common roots of tradition, values, and culture.

folk art forms of india

Indian Folk art forms are deeply rooted in its traditions. Traditions have their roots in culture and community. By conveying shared community values and aesthetics they express cultural identity. A range of practical rather than attractive and decorative media are enclosed in the Folk art. Dance is the best way to express one’s feelings and, in our country, this art form enjoys great stature. India is known to be the hub of various colorful classical and folk-art form.

Indian states and folk art forms:

1. Dalkhai(Odisha): Dalkhai is performed by women while man accompanies them as a musician. Throughout the performances, men address the side actress as their girlfriend and perform a love story to convey the moral message for goddess presence.

2. Brita Dance (Kolkata): Brita dance performed by a woman in the temple premises to thank the local deity after getting recovered by the disease like smallpox or chickenpox.

3. Jhijhiya Dance (Bihar): In this dancing form, the woman performs this dance with full delight and by carrying lanterns to invoke lord Indra at the time of drought. This is the dance which is performed when there is a shortage of water which leads to a bad harvest.

India is a nation of multiple traditions and cultures. Basically, India folk and tribal dances are simple and are performed to express joy during the arrival of seasons, the birth of a child, weddings, and festivals. The folk art forms are the common possession of a group of people or a particular locality.

India has always been known to portray a traditional and cultural vibrancy in its standard dance and arts. The folk dance and art forms of India make you realize about the country’s rich heritage.

Folk Art Forms of Telangana:

Vanga Srinivas Goud the State President of Telengana Rastra Janapadha Kalakarula Sangam(TRJKS) gave life to more than 10,000 artists in telangana.

puliveshalu
puliveshalu
kathakali
kathakali & Kalika nruthyam
kerala kavadi
kerala kavadi
kommukoya
kommukoya
oggudollu
oggudollu
oggukatha
oggukatha
idol
idol
gussadigondu
gussadigondu
veeranatyam
veeranatyam
veedibagavathamtelangana
veedibagavatham telangana
veedibaagavatham
veedibaagavatham
tholubommalu
tholubommalu
thapetagoollu
thapetagoollu
shivapuranamsrikakulam
shivapuranamsrikakulam
sharadakatha
sharadakatha
sampradaya paatalu
sampradaya paatalu
sadhanasurulu vijayawada
sadhanasurulu vijayawada
sadhana surulu
sadhana surulu
rumza
rumza
kattisamu
kattisamu
peerlu
peerlu
patamkatha
patamkatha
vurumulu
vurumulu
villuvidya
villuvidya
pandhiripata
pandhiripata
pamulata
pamulata
pallesuddulu
pallesuddulu
pagativeshagallu
pagativeshagallu
oggukatha nallagonda
oggukatha nallagonda
nippulakumpati
nippulakumpati
namalasingadu
namalasingadu
marfa
marfa
maragaallu
maragaallu
mandahechulu
mandahechulu
lambada
lambada
ladies kolatam
ladies kolatam
kolatam
kolatam
ladies chiruthalabajana
ladies chiruthalabajana
kerala kavadi
kerala kavadi
kerala vayidhyam
kerala vayidhyam
keelugurralu
keelugurralu
kavvali
kavvali
kanjarikatha
kanjarikatha
kalikanruthyam
kalikanruthyam
kaddithanthri vayidhyam
kaddithanthri vayidhyam
kaatipapalu
kaatipapalu
jantharmanthar
jantharmanthar
janapadhageetalu
janapadhageetalu
jamukulu srikakulam
jamukulu srikakulam
jambavapuranam
jambavapuranam
jadakoppu kolatam
jadakoppu kolatam
idol
idol
goravayyalu
goravayyalu
gangiriyeddulu
gangiriyeddulu
gangireddulu
gangireddulu
ellammakatha
ellammakatha
edumetlakinnera
edumetlakinnera
dragon
dragon
dhimsa
dhimsa
devathamurthulu
devathamurthulu
devathamurthulu
devathamurthulu
devathamurthulu
devathamurthulu
devathamurthulu
devathamurthulu
devathamurthulu
devathamurthulu
devathamurthulu
devathamurthulu
dappulu
dappulu
chirutala bajana
chirutala bajana
chindhu yakshaganam
chindhu yakshaganam
chinabommalu
chinabommalu
chinabommalu
chinabommalu
chenchu natakam kadapa
chenchu natakam kadapa
chenchu bagavatham
chenchu bagavatham
butta bommalu
butta bommalu
burrakatha telangana
burrakatha telangana
burrakatha andhra
burrakatha andhra
bonalu
bonalu
bommala oggukatha
bommala oggukatha
bethala settu
bethala settu
bethala settu
bethala settu
bethala settu
bethala settu
batukamma
batukamma
baindla
baindla
avathar
avathar
avathar
avathar
andhra dappulu
andhra dappulu
Garagalu East Godavari
Garagalu East Godavariame

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