Bihu (Assam) - a post - harvest folk dance.
Ottam Thullal (Kerala) - performed inside temples.
Chakiar Koothu (Kerala) - performed inside temples.
Yakshagana (Karnataka) - about 400 years old - revived by Dr. Shivaaram Karanth.
Bhangra (Punjab) - folk dance of harvest season, coinciding with the festival of Baisakhi.
Tamasha (Maharashtra) - Nautanki (U.P.), Garba (Gujarat), Chhow (Orissa, Bihar).
There are two forms of music in India - Carnatic and Hindustani.
Sama Veda deals with music.
Purandaradas gave shape and form to Carnatic music.
The trinity of Carnatic music is Thyagaraja, Syama Shastri and Muthuswami Dikshitar.