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Bhangra is an Indian dance from the Punjab. It is the most famous dance there. It has spread to other parts of the subcontinent, and to other countries such as the U.K. Bhangra has a specific kind of music like an upbeat song.

The traditional form of Bhangra danced in the villages of Sialkot district is regarded as the standard.[1] The community form of traditional Bhangra has been kept in the Gurdaspur district, India, and in Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India. Traditional Bhangra is performed in a circle.[2]


  1. Ballantyne, Tony 2007. Textures of the Sikh past: new historical perspectives. [1]
  2. Bedell, J.M. (2017). Teens in Pakistan. Capstone. ISBN 9780756540432 .