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Jhumar performed before 1947

Jhumar or Jhoomar (also called Ghumbar in the Sandalbar area)[1] is a traditional Punjabi dance in Pakistan.[2][3] It is also popular in the Sandalbar areas of Punjab.[4] It is slower and more rhythmic form.[5] The word "Jhumar" comes from Jhum/Jhoom, which means Swaying. Jhumar is performed at the wedding ceremonies usually.[6] The dance is also performed in circle, to the tune of emotional songs.[6]

See also


  1. Dhillan, I. S. (1998). Folk Dances of Panjab. National Book Shop. p. 55. ISBN 978-81-7116-220-8.
  2. "International Dance Day is being observed today". Global Village Space. 2019-04-29. Retrieved 2023-01-16.
  3. "Of culture and political identity | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2023-01-16.
  4. Punjab District Gazetteers: Shahpur District. 1897. p. 93.
  5. "Jhumar Dance - Folk Dance Performed on Marriage Ceremonies by Men". Archived from the original on 2015-08-29. Retrieved 2015-01-16.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Manga, Dhiren (2018-08-21). "The Most Popular Dances of Pakistan". DESIblitz. Retrieved 2023-01-16.

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