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Dancers strive to keep Chhau traditions alive in India

Dancers strive to keep Chhau traditions alive in India

June 9, 2021

Chhau dance is an Indian tribal martial dance that originated in the states of Odisha, West Bengal, and Jharkhand. Mayurbhanj Chhau (Odisha) and Purulia Chhau (West Bengal) are the more well known sub-genres, and integrate martial, acrobatic and athletic styles to celebrate relig...

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