Bhawai Dance Theatre
|Country and Region||India — Gujarat|
|Type of Festival||Dance, Drama|
|Location of Festival||Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India|
This dance exemplifies the dexterity of folk dancers and their ability to balance numerous objects while dancing. Originating in Gujarat, the Bhawai form of folk dance and theatre consists of a dancer balancing a minimum of seven vessels on her head. The dancer gyrates while balancing herself on two or four glass tumblers or a steel plate (thali).