It’s said that Kumaon is the source of Pahari Kalam, which is another painting style that is world-famous. However, Aipan or Alpana is the most common art form of Kumaon. The Kumaon people speak thirteen native languages. The most important dance of Kumaon is called Chhalaria.
The main language spoken in this location is Garhwali. There are also many different languages in the garhwali language. Garhwal is populated by people of different ethnic and caste groups. Garhwal is a beautiful location with high mountains, cold weather, and lush green valleys.
Fairs and Festivals
Uttarakhand is rich in culture and traditions. Fairs and festivals are a certain part of Uttarakhand’s social and cultural life. It is at these fairs that traditional types of art emerge so that they can be recognized and sponsored by other communities to promote the culture of Devbhoomi Uttarakhand.
Music and Dance
Folk music and dance are designed for every occasions including weddings, religious praise of Gods, heroic storytelling of the king’s brave deeds, to the faith of the elements beyond human imagination and last but not least, to affection, Love and Severance.
The original inhabitants of Uttarakhand belong to various tribes with a distinctive & abundant history. Indigenous communities such as Mahigeners & Vangujjars, the major tribal groups include , Tharus, Bhotias, Buxas, Jaunsaris, Tribals Rangs and Rajis.
Uttarakhand Hills residents have their own clothing pattern due to the cold weather of the area, which is used to make woolen clothing made out of cattle and sheep. Men and Women have their different attires worn daily and some occasionally.