Notes, Exercises, Videos, Tests and Things to Remember on Our Folk Culture
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The culture of Nepal is rich and unique. Nepal is a country where art, culture, and religion lie at the heart of its people. The culture heritage of Nepal has evolved over the centuries. All society has its own history and traditions. Traditions and cultures are the outcomes of the continuous process of civilization. Traditional songs, dances, music, arts, folklores, tales, proverbs, beliefs and legends are some units of folk culture.
There are various cultural groups in Nepal with their own long history and traditions. They are the ornaments of Nepal. Nepal is rich in unique cultural groups.
Folk dances are the dances developed by groups of people that reflect the traditional life of the people. A traditional dance of a particular people or areas is called folk dance. Folk dance is performed according to the folk music. It is the dance of people who belong to ‘primitive’ and ancient traditions. Nepal is rich in different folk dances. Different types of folk dances are performed here.
Some of the Folk Dance of Nepal
Folk music includes traditional music. It is the music transmitted orally. It is the music with unknown composers. Folk music is learned through hearing rather than the reading of words or music. Folk music is often associated with activities or life cycle rituals, work, games and folk religions. Folk music is of different types. Some folk music is songs of festivals. Those songs and dances are performed traditionally by different Nepalese communities. They are typical Nepali music.
Folk musical instruments are made of traditional skills and available local materials. Most of them are made of skin, bamboo, wood etc. These instruments are of three types. Along with folk dance and music, various musical instruments are also played in different festivals, jatras and ceremonies of Nepal. A brief introduction of musical instruments played are listed below:
Likewise, there are different folk musical instruments found in Nepal.
Some of typical Nepali folk dances that are prevalent in our Nepalese society are Maruni, Kaura, Balan, Gharu, Khyali, Tamang selo, Lakhe Naach, Deuda etc
Some of the folk musical Instruments of Nepal are :
Folk Musical Instruments are those instruments which are accompanied by the traditional folk songs sung during various occasions.
The folk Music of Nepal are :
A folk dance is a special dance usually belonging to the peasant and rural community that depicts the daily life, sufferings, social, cultural and religious aspects of peasants, simple or quaint people who are usually illiterate.
Folk music is a traditional and generally rural music that originally was passed down through families or small social groups.
Nepalese may have different ___________.
Maruni, Kaura, Gharu, Khyali etc are some of the typical Nepali_______.
Mangal, Chaudkila, Hymes are some of the songs of______________
Skin, bamboo, wood etc are the examples of ____________
Madal, Sarangi, Flute, Narsingha, Sahanai are the______________
Ratyauli songs are sung during_____________ceremony.
Deusi-Bhailo songs are sung during__________ceremony.
Hudko is like a Damaru and used in ____________________.