folk dance form
Central Indian dance form
Folk dance in Bihar state
Jhijhian dance is a folk dance practiced in the Bihar state of India. It is a ritualistic dance which is performed during the times when there is absolutely no rain and the land is sun parched. It is performed in a group.
Mithila region in Bihar
Folk Dance Item Type Metadata
Jhijhian dance is ritualistic in nature and a part of the ritual to appease the rain god Indra, hoping to get a good rain for a year, for a resulting good quality harvest. The song accompanying this dance contains the prayer for the rain god. This is the message of the most eminent folk dance of Bihar.
During the times when there is absolutely no rain and the land is sun parched
WOMEN:wear traditional attire and along with jewelries like necklace, bangles etc.