Bagurumba Folk Dance

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This course will allow you to better understand the Bagurumba folk dance of Assam.  As the dance resembles the motion of the butterflies, the study emphasis more on dance movements. You will learn about how the Bodo mythology is favoured by a supreme deity called ‘Bathou’ represented by the Sizu Plant that belongs to the Euphorbia Genus.

As the dance is originated from nature thousands of years ago, the course has also been designed by exploring the nuances of the dance which is accompanied by musical instruments like Kham (a long drum, made of wood and goatskin or other animal’s skin), sifung (flute, made of bamboo), jota (made of iron/tama), serja (a bowed instrument, made of wood and animals skin), gongwna (made of bamboo) and tharkha (a piece of split bamboo). By the end of the course, students will possess the knowledge about the significance of Bagurumba dance and also understand the impact of dance among the Bodos and their culture.

Course Highlights

  • Free intro to the course which runs through contents
  • Can take up the course at your flexible timings
  • Learn From Experts who have real-time experience
  • Audio and videos with hassle-free presentation.
  • A complete Learning Management System of its kind.
  • Easy assessment in the form of quizzes after each unit.

Instruction Team

  • Designed the Course with complete references to the discipline of social anthropology.
  • Presenting key themes, theoretical debates, the historical development of the discipline, and ongoing questions.

Comprising of academic experts from our  North East India Tribal Research Team, which determines what strategies should be implemented to help the student achieve success. With decades of experience working in the fields of education and social anthropological studies, the NEITR team has produced an excellent course curriculum that gives detailed information about Bagurumba folk dance and its rich cultural heritage.

Moreover, this research team has real-time experiences with the Bodo tribe of Assam and hence the team has worked on how such course ideas can be produced, negotiated, and revised over time.

Unit 1

Origin of the Bagurumba dance
Significane of dance
Quick review of Unit 1

Unit 2

History of dance form
Classification of Bagurumba dance
Quick Review of Unit 2

Unit 3

Dance costumes
Performance of dance
Quick Review of Unit 3

Unit 4

Dance supported Music and instruments
Folk song for dance
Quick Review of Unit 4
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Enrolled: 34 students
Duration: 5 hours
Lectures: 8
Video: 3 hours
Level: Advanced


Working hours

Monday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed