Nachda Sansaar Bhangra Dancers

Nachda Sansaar are a group of Punjabi Folk Dancers based in Birmingham (U.K.). Since 1984 they have excelled themselves and spearheaded a campaign to keep the art of traditional Bhangra dancing alive.

 Bhangra

Bhangra is a cultural folk dance originating from the Northern state of India called the Punjab.Punjab, also known as the ‘Land of Five Rivers’ possesses some of the most fertile land in the world.     

 The history of Bhangra can be traced back to the early 16th century, when the farmers ofPunjabused Bhangra to celebrate the annual harvest festival called ‘Vaisakhi’.

Bhangra is a fast and exhilarating dance that utilises live musical accompaniment including traditional folk songs and drumming from the ‘Dhol’. The choreography reflects the daily activities of the farmers at work and the celebrations at harvest time.