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This web site is a part of the heritage project taken up
by Prabal Pramanik’s Academy of Arts


Bhamlada, Bhatwan, Punjab-145 022, India
Web site : www.academyartprabal.com
e-mail : prabalpramanik@yahoo.co.uk

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HISTORY OF
CHAMBA
AN ARTIST'S VIEW
OF CHAMBA
FESTIVAL OF
CHAMBA
TEMPLES OF
CHAMBA
BOOKS, PORTFOLIOS
& CDS ON CHAMBA
PHOTO
GALLERY
TOURISM
INFORMATION
DEVELOPMENT
OF CHAMBA
LIFE IN
CHAMBA
TRIBAL PEOPLE OF
CHAMBA HILLS
TRADITIONAL
ARCHITECTURE
ART OF
CHAMBA
ARTISTS OF
CHAMBA
CONTACT



Famous Dances : Sirmaur – Gee Dance, Rasa, Burah Dance, Kariyala and Thoda.
Kullu District – Naati, Kharait, Ujagjama and Chadhgebrikar.
Lahaul and Spiti – Shunto, Shaboo, Gafila.
Kinnaur – Losar Shona Chuksam.
Chamba - Dangi and Sikri.
Buddhist Dance : Shunto in Lahaul and Spiti, Losar Shona Chuksam in Kinnaur.
Popular Subject : War, Romance, Extra Marital Affair, Festivals, Marriages, Birth, Death and Harvest Season.
Must Listen : To the Women Dance Sikri, Performed During the Suhi Fair Held in Spring. This Song Tells About the Beauty of Flowers and Season.
Famous Songs : Jhoori, Laman and Ainchaliyan.
Other Songs : Love Songs – Chhinj, Laman, Jhoori, Gangi, Mohana and Tappe.
Family Songs – Losi, Pakkahad and Suhaag.
Mourning and War – Alhaini, Bare – Haren.
Seasonal and Child Birth – Dholru and Soohadiyan
Not to be Missed : he Burah Dance – Where Men Artists Perform in Open Air With Arms in Their Hands.
Musical Instruments : Drum – Dhol, Dholku, Dolki, Nagara, Dammama, Damanght, Nagarth, Gajju, Doru, Hudak and Dhaunsa.
Wind Instruments – Rana Singha, Karnal, Turhi and Flute or Bishudi, Algoja (twin flutes), Shehnai or Peepni.
Percussion Instruments - Jhanjh (large cymbals), Manjira (small cymbals), Chimta (tongs), Ghanta (gongs), Ghariyal (large gong), Thali (platter), Ghunghru (bells) and Kokatha Murchang (a stringed instrument played with a bow with bells).
Stringed Instruments – Ektara, Kindari Davatra, Gramyang or Rabab, Sarnagi, Jumang and Ruman.

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