Real Folk Cultural International Academy also feel that our forgotten dances of Punjab which are getting eloped in the layers of time like Jhumar, Sammi, Dandas, Giddha & Malwai Giddha should also be promoted & get international recognition. Some Universities have tried to revive those dances in their Heritage Festivals.

• BHANGRA

Bhangra is the most popular community dance of all the Punjabi’s, previously it was played at the time of harvesting season. But now it has acquired Social & Secular character. Bhangra has become the heart & soul of each and every function. Bhangra is most pupolar & one of most ancient folk dances of Punjab State. Its danced with the rhythmic beats of a big drum called Dhol, Flute (Algoje) & Chimta. With each new song dancers change their steps & execute many variations of the dance using some traditional instruments such as Khunde, Chhikkey (Supp). The costume of Bhangra include common dress of peasants comprising a printed or a plain lion cloth (Chaadra), a loose shirt (Kurta), a velvet waist coat & a colourful Turban (Pagri) & waist best. A loose necklace with golden beads called (Kaintha) is the male jewellary.

• GIDHA

Gidha is a purely female folk dance of Punjab performed by women by clapping, stepping & singing bolian in which they express their feelings pertaining to different relationship.

• SAMMI

Sammi is another female folk dance of Sandal Bar, now in Pakistan. Sammi, the heroine along with her friends dance together with Songs of Love.

• JHOOMAR

Jhumar is a male dance Performed in the area between Ravi & Chenab. It is a slow & natural dance performed with full intoxication & imitating the actions of ladies. Late Pokhar Singh & his friends have made this dance popular in Malwa region of Punjab.

• MALWAI GIDDHA
Malwai Giddha

Malwai Giddha is a dance of Malwa region. Old or young dance with the help of Punjabi Folk instruments. One of the dancers starts it by singing in the middle of semi circle & backing vocal by all the dancers & in the end of the boli singing, the climax comes with the playing all the instruments together.

• JINDUA
Jindua

Jindua is one type of Song, but now the days it is performed with the dance steps & singing by couples for expressing their feelings about each other.

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