Dandiya – Folk Dance of Gujarat, India

Presented by

Sonal Mistry

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Students will learn about the history and cultural significance of the “Dandiya” dance, also known as the “Stick Dance.” Students will learn the rhythm of the sticks and the steps to this native dance, try on traditional clothing, and learn about the role of dance in Indian gatherings and celebrations.

Workshop Details

Region/Culture

India

Subject(s)

Physical Education, Math, Music, Social Studies

Participants

26 max

Standard Length

45 min

Room Setup

Large open space with room for dancing

Supplies/Equipment Needed:

Two display tables

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