Amazing Dances From Around The World
The Nati of Himachal Pradesh
Nati a traditional dance form of Himachal Pradesh is largely performed during celebrations. The dance reflects the rich natural beauty of this serene place. The dance involved slow moves but a sequence is maintained throughout the dance. Dancers join their hands and move in a clockwise direction in large circles with the music. In all, there are thirteen types of dancing styles in Nati itself. Nati was initially performed by men dancers wearing famous Himachali caps and Kurta and Churidaars. However, now it is performed with men & women together. The music throughout the dance is played manually on special drums and trumpets that are specifically made for Himachali Nati.