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Mask Dance of Arunachal Pradesh

Northeast Indian dances show a unique medley of folk culture and tribal dance forms. Also, the influence of offshore countries like Korea, Japan, Nepal gives NE Indian dances a distinct character. Arunachal Pradesh is one state where you could get to see some typical dances of Northeast India. The use of ‘Mask’ in the various dances of Arunachal makes those dances a real spectacle to watch out for. The dances are intricately linked with Nature and in most of the dances, we get to see celebrations based on ‘Nature’ theme. Inter-play of the emotions of chivalry, bravado, rustic innocence is well depicted through these mask dances. To know more about these dances, read on........Read more