Gujarati Folk Dance

• Garba:

Garba is a very popular dance form, originating in Gujarat. This is performed during the festival of Navratri.

• Raas:
Dandiya raas roots from the time of the god, Lord Krishna, as he played Raas on the banks of River Yamuna. Lord Krishna danced Raas with the shine of moonlight with his favorite gopis.

• Tippani
Tippani started as using long wooden sticks which were stored by the women laborers to strike lime to the floor. To make chores seem interesting and more fun, they added folk songs as they were performing their chores. Adding the songs made it more fun for them to do chores and decreased the heavy workload.