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Lushais

Lushais

Lushais, Lushais art and craft, Lushais art of Manipur, Lushais Arts & Crafts In Manipur, Manipur Arts CraftsThe Lushais of Churachandpur perform a beautiful dance called Bamboo dance. It is performed by girls. The dress of the dancer is colorful. The skirt is of a colorful mixture of horizontal and vertical stripes.

The block carries geometric designs of varied colors. The skirt is tied at the waist and goes down to cover the thighs and leg up tot he feet. The upper body is covered with blouse. The head-dress is sole. A ribbon of bamboo strip encircles round the head with plumes adjusted around.

At the back of the head the ribbon carries a horizontal rod like a bob kin with strings hanging down. The dancers perform the dance by lightly jumping over the bamboo sticks. The bamboo sticks are placed horizontally in parallel spacing over the vertically placed bamboo sticks to form criss-cross.

Two women, each sitting on one side, slide the horizontal bamboo sticks over the vertically placed bamboo sticks on the ground, with the rhythm of the music. The striking of the sticks also produces the music. The dancers adjust rhythmic helps of their feet according to the music.

 

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