The state of Uttarakhand is not only popular with tourists for its scenic landscapes and natural beauty. Uttarakhand has a cultured and colourful society. The culture of Uttarakhand shows a distinctive pattern, with the elements from each of the ethnic groups and sub-groups that resides in this place. Uttarakhand has every thing that any tourist could want that is why it is visited by travellers throughout the year.
It can be said that the culture of Uttarakhand is a juncture where the different cultures of the Kumaoni-Garhwal meet. The culture is fully enriched by features like its music, dance, cuisine, festivals, arts and crafts and much more.
Uttarakhand is a place with great diversity of the region where snow-clad mountains, green hills, fertile valleys, flowing rivers and thriving lakes add to the natural beauty.The state of Uttarakhand is not only popular with tourists for its scenic landscapes and natural beauty. It's also visited by travellers because of its cultural richness. During your visit to Uttarakhand, you'll find it truly enriching exploring the different cultural shades. Whether you talk about the state's fairs and festivals, music, dance forms, cuisine or the lifestyle of people, the richness of cultural will catch your eye almost immediately. Experiencing the cultural traditions of a place is the biggest joy for travellers. Though the majority of people in the state belong to Hinduism, the state is home to several ethnic groups. Each of these groups have some unique to offer the traveler in terms of customs and traditions.
Folk Songs of Uttarakhand had its root in the lap of nature. It has seen various phases of growth and has undergone lots of transformation during the course of time. It speaks about various festivals, religious traditions, folk stories and simple life of the people of Uttarakhand. Bajuband, Basanti, Chhopati, Chhura, Chounphula and Jhumeila, Jagars, Khuded, Mangal, Puja Folk Songs are some of the folk songs sung in Uttarakhand.
Folk Dances of Uttarakhand
The Culture of Uttarakhand has its roots in past. Among the diverse cultures and traditions of India it is one of the unique culture which can be seen prominently in its various forms of art. Uttarakhand folk dance is not as complex as the classical dance forms but is something which is beautiful to witness. Its a reflection of the deep sited beliefs and traditions of the local people which is performed to express joy & celebrate the arrival of new season.
Fairs & Festival Uttarakhand
The people of the state celebrate an array of religious, national and regional festivals. By participating at these fairs and festivals, you'll be able to gain a keen insight into the age-old customs and traditions. Even the tiny mountain villages of the state offer something unique in terms of cultural and traditional richness. During your tour to Uttarakhand, you can take part in some of the most popular festivals including Holi, Diwali, Basant Panchmi, Navratri, Durgotsav and Makar Sankranti among others.
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