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Folk Dance

Folk dancers rehearse their performance along a route U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are expected to take during their visit in Ahmedabad.

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Artists from Mexico perform during 9th Amritsar International Folk Festival, in Amritsar.

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Folk artists from Karnataka perform a traditional drum dance 'Dollu Kunitha' at Lokrang Festival 2020 during 71st Republic Day celebrations, at Ravindra Bhawan in Bhopal.

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Chou dancers perform during the rehearsals for the upcoming Republic day Parade at Red Road, in Kolkata.

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Folk dancers from Himachal and others attend a felicitation programme for the newly elected BJP President JP Nadda (unseen), at BJP HQ in New Delhi.

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A group of performers during the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020, in Mumbai.

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A folk artist performs during the 27th International Camel Festival, near Sursagar Lake in Bikaner.

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Tribals perform on a road to observe the 120th Ulgulan anniversary in Kolkata.

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Tribals perform during Tata Steel 25K run, in Kolkata.

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Folk artists perform during the curtain raiser ceremony of 'Bangla Sangeet Mela-2019', in Kolkata.

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A man dressed as Lord Shiva poses as Rajasthani folk artists dance on 'World Tourism Day' in Pushkar, Rajasthan.

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People wearing colorful attire practice Garba, a traditional dance of Gujarat state, ahead of Navratri festival in Ahmadabad. The festival of Navratri or nine nights will begin from Sept. 29.

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Wearing colorful attire practice Garba, a traditional dance of Gujarat state, ahead of festival Navratri in Ahmedabad. The festival of Navratri or nine nights will begin from Sept. 29.

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Woman wearing colorful attire practice Garba, a traditional dance of Gujarat state, ahead of festival Navratri in Ahmedabad. The festival of Navratri or nine nights will begin from Sept. 29.

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Man in colorful attire waits to practice Garba, a traditional dance of Gujarat state, ahead of festival Navratri in Ahmedabad. The festival of Navratri or nine nights will begin from Sept. 29.

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Woman wearing colorful attire practice Garba, a traditional dance of Gujarat state, ahead of festival Navratri in Ahmedabad. The festival of Navratri or nine nights will begin from Sept. 29.

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Woman wearing colorful attire practice Garba, a traditional dance of Gujarat state, ahead of festival Navratri in Ahmedabad. The festival of Navratri or nine nights will begin from Sept. 29.

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With every conceivable sporting activity speedily shuffled up into a corporatised league for maximum milking, it’s unsurprising that the annual boat race on the Punnamada lake inaugurated the Cha­mpions Boat League. Sachin, outrigged by Kathakali dancers, spoke of Kerala’s resilience in the face of floods and its passion for cricket.

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An artist waits to perform during a procession of "Bonalu" festival in Hyderabad.

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An artist rides a two wheeler while waiting to perform during a procession of "Bonalu" festival in Hyderabad.

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An artist takes a selfie while waiting to perform during a procession of "Bonalu" festival in Hyderabad.

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An artist performs a fire act during a procession as part of "Bonalu" festivities in Hyderabad.

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An artist waits to perform during a procession of "Bonalu" festival in Hyderabad.

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An artist performs during a procession of "Bonalu" festival in Hyderabad.

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Folk artistes during BJP National President Amit Shahs election roadshow for the Lok Sabha elections, in Kolkata.

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People celebrate Rongali Bihu by performing a traditional Bihu dance near the banks of Brahmaputra River, in Tezpur

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Artists perform 'Naati' dance during the state-level Himachal Day function at Ridge, Shimla

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Former chief minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi with bihu dancers during the Rongali Bihu celebrations, in Guwahati.

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People celebrate Rongali Bihu by performing a traditional Bihu dance, in Dibrugarh

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Artists perform Bihu dance to celebrate Rongali Bihu festival, in Guwahati.

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A traditional folk dance troupe from China performs during the 4th International Festival of Dance & Jazz, in Kolkata.

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A traditional folk dance troupe from China performs during the 4th International Festival of Dance & Jazz, in Kolkata.

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Cultural perfromances at the Surajkund International Arts and Crafts Mela 2019, in Faridabad.

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Cultural perfromances at the Surajkund International Arts and Crafts Mela 2019, in Faridabad.

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Cultural perfromances at the Surajkund International Arts and Crafts Mela 2019, in Faridabad.

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Tribal artists perform at the inaugural ceremony of the Aadi Mahotsav (Tribal festival)at Bhopal Haat, in Bhopal.

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Students from Haryana perform during a three-day National Bal Rang Festival-2018, in Bhopal.

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Folk tribal artists perform during the curtain raiser ceremony of 'Bangla Sangeet Mela 2018', in Kolkata.

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Folk artists perform during the curtain raiser ceremony of 'Bangla Sangeet Mela 2018', in Kolkata.

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Tribal community members perform a folk dance during a rally demanding for their socio-economic rights from the Central and the State Governments, in Kolkata.

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Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi poses for a photograph with the artists at the commemorative programme 'Living in harmony : Expression through Art' on the occasion of 101st birth anniversary celebration of late prime minister Indira Gandhi, at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi poses for a photograph with the artists at the commemorative programme 'Living in harmony : Expression through Art' on the occasion of 101st birth anniversary celebration of late prime minister Indira Gandhi, at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, in New Delhi.

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Artists perform on the occasion of 101st birth anniversary celebration of late prime minister Indira Gandhi, at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, in New Delhi.

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Artists perform during the inauguration ceremony of a three-day 'Alvas Nudisiri-2018', the 15th Kannada Nadu-Nudi-Culture conference, at Moodabidri in Dakshina district.

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Dancers wearing traditional costumes perform during a cultural show as part of APEC 2018 activities at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

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Merolyn Abel from Chimbu province, Shuave district, wears their traditional costume as they participate in a cultural show as part of APEC 2018 activities at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

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A man wearing a traditional costume performs during a cultural show as part of APEC 2018 activities at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

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Vietnam's Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, second from left, arrives for the APEC Ministerial Meeting at the International Convention Center in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

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Delegates take smartphone photos as dancers in traditional dress perform before the APEC Ministerial Meeting at the International Convention Center in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

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Dancers in traditional dress perform before the APEC Ministerial Meeting at the International Convention Center in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

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Folk artists perform during inauguration of Tourism Festival 2018 organised by West Bengal Govt. in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar visits the KVS Rashtriya Ekta Shivir-2018, 'Ek Bharat-Shreshth Bharat' in New Delhi.

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Brand Ambassador of Tribes India and World Boxing Champion Mary Kom interacts with folk artists during the launch of 'Punch Tantra Collection', in New Delhi.

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Dancers, dressed in traditional attire, take part in the rehearsals for the 'Garba' dance, ahead of nine-day Navratri festival in Ahmedabad.

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A youth performs the "Paquchi" dance, wearing a mask made from a plastic cooking oil container, during the first student festival featuring folkloric and autochthonous dance in El Alto, Bolivia. Students from the San Roque public school created their costumes from recycled materials to raise solid-waste management awareness.

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Girls perform the "Chunchus" dance wearing costumes made from recycled materials and featuring skirts made from plastic rice bags, during the first student festival featuring folkloric and autochthonous dance, put on by the San Roque public school in El Alto, Bolivia.

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Folk artists perform near Bhadra Fort on the occasion of city's 607-year anniversary celebration, in Ahmedabad.

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Artists take selfie ahead of their performance during Maharashtra Dholki Fad Tamasha Mahotsav organised by Cultural Ministry of Maharashtra in Navi Mumbai.

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Artists from Kazakhistan perform their local dance during and event, in Patna.

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Young girls dance at an annual Chithra Santhe (Art Fair) at Chitrakala Parishad in Bengaluru.

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Artistes from Sri Lanka perform their folk dance during the first day of river Brahmaputra Art Festival at Bhalarumukh, in Guwahati.

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Columbia dancers perform during the 5th Khalsa College International Folk Festival-2017 in Amritsar.

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Columbia dancers perform during the 5th Khalsa College International Folk Festival-2017 in Amritsar.

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An entertainer waits to perform ahead of the international friendly soccer match between England and Brazil at Wembley stadium in London, Britain.

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Chou artists entertain children during a Children’s Day event at Bolpur in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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President Ram Nath Kovind during attending a Civic Reception in Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala.

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An artist dressed up as Lord Krishna performs as devotees celebrate Nag Nathaiya festival at Tulsi Ghat of Ganga River in Varanasi.

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Artists perform during the inaugural ceremony of ‘Paryatan Parv – Grand Finale’ on the Rajpath Lawns in New Delhi.

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Folk artists perform as they participate in a walk on the occasion of World Tourism day in Bhubaneswar.

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Toshiba Mitsubishi Electric Industrial Syetems Corporation President & CEO Masahiko Yamawaki poses with the folk artists during the inauguration of the TMEiC Power Electronics Factory in Tumakuru dist near Bengaluru.

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Local folk dancers performed Kachchi Ghodi dance and a theatre group sang songs at the memorial meeting for Gauri Lankesh at Kathputli colony in New Delhi.

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Folk artists take out a rally during the celebration of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Jayanti, who founded the Bengaluru city, in Bengaluru.

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Artists perform folk dance during an awareness show on the occasion of World Heritage day, in Bhubaneswar.

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Bihu Samraggi Urmimala Duora (C) flanked by Bihu Rani Rajashree Nath (left) and Bihu Konwari Minisha Dihingia during the 66th Rongali Bihu celebrations of Guwahati Bihu Sanmilini, in Guwahati.

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Girls taking selfies in traditional Himachali dress during the Himachal Day function, in Shimla.

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Artists from northeastern state of Assam perform Bihu, a folk dance, to celebrate Rongali Bihu festival, in Gauhati. Rongali Bihu marks the onset of the Assamese New Year and the arrival of spring.

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Students of BBK DAV College performing Bhangra, Punjabi folk dance as they take part in Baisakhi festival celebrations at a wheat farm on the outskirts of Amritsar city.

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