Punjab, with its lush green farmlands is inhabited by industrious and jovial people who love to let down their hair and frolic good food, music and dance. Among the renowned Punjabi dances, Dhamal deserves special mention. Dhamal is a popular dance form that resembles Bhangra, the supreme monarch of Punjabi dance.
Performance—the dance requires considerable athletic prowess with the men deftly performing brisk and quick steps dressed in striking and vibrantly colored costumes. They are often accompanied by colorful sticks which enhance the beauty and the aesthetic appeal of the dance and also produce a melodious resonance.