Feudal traditions of Jhitka and Danga dances – Jharkhand

Both men and women perform the Jhitka and Danga dances. The dances celebrate different feudal traditions. They are spontaneous expressions of joy and happiness and combine elements of reality and fantasy. The costume and headgear worn by the dancers is similar to that of the Paika dancers.

Source: Easrern Zonal Cultural Centre
Address : http://ezccindia.org/jharkhand.html
Date Visited: Fri Aug 26 2011 00:19:45 GMT+0200 (CEST)

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