Cheraw: The Traditional Bamboo Dance of Mizoram

- March 9, 2021


By Mansee Jain Illustration: Manseee Jain Cheraw or the ‘Bamboo Dance’ is part of the great traditions of Mizoram, characterised by the use of bamboo staves to set the rhythm for the dancers. The dance is believed to have existed since the 1st century C.E. Earlier, it was performed as part of ritua...

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