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Ceremonial dance

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Ceremonial dance

Classical Indian dance

Ceremonial dance is a major category or classification of dance forms or dance styles, where the purpose is ceremonial or ritualistic.

This compares to other major dance categories based on purpose:

- Competitive dance - Erotic dance - Participation dance - Performance dance - Social dance

External links

  • Classical Indian dance at DMOZ -- over 250 links to Classical Indian Dance resources
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