DMPQ-What are the major differences between classical dance and folk dance.

  Folk dance Classical dance
Definition Folk dancing is a simple dance form meant for group performance created for a reason like harvest of food. Folk dancing is a simple dance form meant for group performance created for a reason like harvest of food.
Dance form It is a recent movement that values the traditional dances of various peoples. It is a dance that is highly stylized and intended for performance.
Society Folk dances are common people’s dances. Classical dance is developed in the high society circles.
Storyline Folk dancing is funnier and free. It usually has a story line to the dance. Folk dancing is funnier and free. It usually has a story line to the dance.
About Folk dances are all about energy, enthusiasm and power. Folk dances are all about energy, enthusiasm and power.
Dancers Folk dances are all about energy, enthusiasm and power. Classical dances are performed by professional or highly trained dancers who have studied their form for many years.
Example Kalbelia, Chari, Ghoomer, Fire and Kacchi Gori Dance. Kalbelia, Chari, Ghoomer, Fire and Kacchi Gori Dance.
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