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Nati Dance

Nati Dance

Nati Dance, Nati Dance art and craft, Nati Dance art of Himachal Pradesh, Nati Dance Arts & Crafts In Himachal PradeshThe Naati of Kullu is an all time favourite with the people. Dancers link their hands and move in step to varying rhythms (there are 13 styles in all).

Traditionally danced by men (wearing swirling tunics, churidaars, sashes and decorated caps) for hours on end, it has now been modified so that women can participate in it too.

The Nati is not a dance for professional dancers but is open for participation by all age groups. It is a slow-moving dance from Lasya variety and lasts through three or four days and nights. The costume for this comprises of Chola (top coat), Ghaghra (skirt), Gachi, Lachhi, a floral shawl and Boomani with silver chains, tight churidar pyjamas, socks and shoes. The women wear heavy armlets and silver and gold ornaments known as Tunki and Chanki around their necks. The men and women hold an ornate fan in one hand and a colourful handkerchief in another and clap as they dance. Earlier the men and women danced separately but now they dance in unison.

 

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