Chari Dance : This is popular in the Kishangarh region and involves dancing with a chari, or pot, on one's head. A lighted lamp is then placed on the pot.
Chari Dance is very famous dance in Rajasthan India. Gathering water in a chari or a pot is a part of daily life of women of Rajasthan. Chari Dance Dancers dress traditional Rajasthani colourful dresses during Dance. The rajasthani folk music play with dhol, harmonioum, nagada, and dholak during Chari dance. Chari Dance is a very attractive dance of rajasthan. The Chari Dance perform at the time of marriage occasions, on the birth of a male child or any big festival celebration in rajasthan India.
The women go many miles to collect water for the families and the joy is reflected through this Chari Dance of rajasthan. Chari Dance of rajasthan is a unique dance. Chari Dance of Rajasthan is performed by groups of dancers. In chari dance woman hold chari or pots on their head and A lighted lamp is then placed in the pot.
During chari dance woman dance with balancing brass pots [chari] on their heads. Women move together and dance on on a same sequence.
Chari DanceRajasthan has a lot of inadequate water supply and gathering water from a far distance is a part of everyday life of women folk. The women go many miles just to collect water to fulfill their daily needs. While going they express their joy through the Chari dance. Dancers while balancing brass pots on their heads, perform various steps & dance to gain perfect patterns of movements with their hands. To make the performance more attractive, the flames from cottonseeds are set alight on the pot, so that the bobbing heads create streaks of illuminating patterns as they move effortlessly around the floor. This is popular performance in the Kisherigarh region. This dance demands a lot of patience and balance on the part of dancer. The dancers carry brightly lit brass pots on their heads, displaying many flexible movements of the body.