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Music & Dance

The Chhau dance is an original war dance, preformed in order to perfect fighting techniques. It has, over the years, evolved into a narrative ballet.

Jat-Jatin Dance of the Mithila region is performed by the Harijans where one person performs the role of Jat (the husband) and Jatin (the wife) wearing masks and goes through the story of their life. Bidesia is extremely popular in the Bhojpuri-speaking region of Bihar.

The region of Mithilanchal is famous for its cultural heritage and the songs of Vidyapati, a famous poet of early medieval age and can be heard even now in the evenings from several homes throughout the region. Bhojpuri folksongs are popular throughout the country.

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