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  Himachal Pradesh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Neighbouring regions are Tibet to the east, Jammu and Kashmir to the north and northwest, Punjab to the southwest, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to the south and Uttaranchal to the southeast.
Himachal Pradesh was formed into 10 districts and was declared the 18th state of India on January 25, 1971, with Shimla as its capital.
Himachal Pradesh Jammu and Kashmir • Jharkhand • Karnataka Kerala • Madhya Pradesh • Maharashtra • Manipur • Meghalaya • Mizoram Nagaland Orissa Punjab Rajasthan Sikkim • Tamil Nadu • Tripura • Uttaranchal • Uttar Pradesh • West Bengal
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 Music of Himachal Pradesh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Himachal Pradesh Jammu – Jharkhand – Karnataka Kashmir Kerala – Madhya Pradesh – Maharashtra – Manipur – Meghalaya – Mizoram Nagaland Orissa Punjab Rajasthan Sikkim – Tamil Nadu – Tripura – Uttar Pradesh – Uttaranchal – West Bengal
Himachal Pradesh is a state of India, located in the northwest corner of the country.
Himachal Pradesh folk music features a wide variety of drums, including dammama, damanght, gajju, doru, dhaunsa, nagara, dholku, nagarth, tamaka, dafale, dhol, dolki and hudak.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Music_of_Himachal_Pradesh   (352 words)

 Music of India - Classical Music of India - Instrumental Indian Music : India Line Travel
Indian music in particular is one of the oldest and finest forms of human expression.
The evolution of most musical instruments is evident in the ancient cave paintings and sculptures of historic temples.
Similarly, the mridangam of the south used to accompany Carnatic music, is placed on the lap of a person and struck with the hands on both sides.
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 Himachal Pradesh Tourism,Himachal Pradesh India Tourism,Himachal Pradesh in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Himachal Pradesh Tourism - Travel to Himachal Pradesh in the Indian Himalayas range, which is fastly becoming the most visited adventure zone of the world.
Himachal Pradesh is wrapped in snow most of the time.
Himachal Pradesh as a tourist destination for adventure sports is a most sought after one.
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 Himachal Pradesh
It is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir in the North, Punjab in the West, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh in the South and Tibet in the East.
The southern Himachal also known as lower Himachal is as hot as plain areas, where as upper is Northern Himachal less hot in summer and extreme cold and heavy snow in winter.
Himachal Pradesh became a full fledged state of the Republic of India on January 25, 1971.
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 Himachal Pradesh himachal pradesh, himachal, himachal tourism Himachaltourist.com: himachal tours tourism travels ...
The states of the area were united and the present Himachal Pradesh was formed on 15 April 1948.
The State is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir on north, Punjab on west and south-west, Haryana on South-west, Uttar Pradesh on south-east and by Tibet on the east.
The most abundant wood in Himachal's forests are the pine and deodar, besides walnut, horse chestnut and wild fl mulberry.
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 Camping in Himachal Pradesh Mountain Riding & Trekking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Himachal pradesh camping Tourism has camps at Sarchu in Lahaul, and in addition to built-accommodation, tents are available at Sangla and Kalpa in Kinnaur, and at Kazza in Spiti.
Camps run by the private sector are in Baspa (Sangla) valley and at Kalpa in Kinnaur, at Tabo in Spiti, at AI Hilal (Taragarh) and Dharamshala in Kagra, at Shoja near Kullu, and at Mashobra and Baldian near Shimla.
Himachal pradesh Adventure camps are likely to be available soon in the Pabbar valley, in the Jubbal-Hatkoti-Rohru area travel.
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 Himachal Tradition,Dances of Himachal Pradesh,Folk Dances in Himachal,Dance and Music of Himachal India
Himachal Tradition,Dances of Himachal Pradesh,Folk Dances in Himachal,Dance and Music of Himachal India
The movement patterns and the music cannot be dissociated from the occupations of the people.
Himachal does not have a classical music or dance tradition, but the rich and varied folk traditions of yore are practiced till date.
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 Himachal Pradesh - State India, The land of eternal snow peaks - takes in the transition zone from the plains to the ...
The regions that today comprise Himachal were in ancient times crossed by trade routes to Tibet (over the Shipki La) and central Asia (via the Baralacha la and leh), and in addition commanded the sach Pass that led to Kashmir.
And upon the subsequent discovery that Himachal was ideal for growing apples, an American missionary, the Reverend NS strokes, developed the Kotgarh orchards (his family still runs them).
Himachal Pradesh is dominated by mountains and associated rivers and valleys.
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 Himachal Pradesh Culture, Culture of Himachal Pradesh, Art & Culture in Himachal Pradesh,Cultural Travel in Himachal ...
Himachal Pradesh Culture, Culture of Himachal Pradesh, Art & Culture in Himachal Pradesh,Cultural Travel in Himachal Pradesh,Culture Tour in Himachal Pradesh India.
Thapada is a large embroidered shawl, which is a specialty of the handicraft of Himachal Pradesh.
The dance and music of the state is mainly religion-oriented where gods are invoked during the festivals by singing and dancing.
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 1Up India > India > Himachal Pradesh > Information About Himachal Pradesh as a state in India.
The southern Himachal also known as lower Himachal is as hot as plain areas,where as upper is Northern Himachal less hot in Summer and extreme cold and heavy snow in Winter.
Himachal Pradesh is a tiny hill state whose pleasant summers make it a popular holiday resort.
Himachal has, in addition to popular resort towns, a series of secluded hill retreats ideal for interested anglers, trekkers and those wanting a quiet getaway.
www.1upindia.com /states/himachalpradesh   (483 words)

 Himachal pradesh, Indian Himalayas, tradition of folklore, song, dance and music
Himachal is an enchanting part of the Indian Himalayas and is often referred to as the magical showcase of nature’s splendours.
Great lovers of music, the Himachalis are heard singing while on their chores on their terraced fields and at their modest looking dwellings.
Among the numerous festivals celebrated in every nook and corner of Himachal is Dussehra, held each year in October and the Dussehra of Kulu is especially famous.
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 Himachal Pradesh - Culture, Himachal Pradesh Tours, Himachal Pradesh India, Himachal Pradesh Travel
The music and dance of this state, like most of the other parts of the country, is steeped in the religion and rituals of the ancient times when the gods were invoked during the festivals by singing hymns and dances.
Fairs and festivals are an integral part of the Indian way of life and the land locked hill state of Himachal Pradesh is no exception to this.
A long-time relationship with Punjab and large-scale migration of Tibetans ensured the impact of the Tibetan and Punjabi cuisine on Himachal.
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 Music in himachal pradesh
It is the most popular wind instrument of Himachal and is made of wood, steel, copper, brass, silver and even gold.
It has seven or eight holes to produce different musical notes and is considered an instrument of the shepherds.
Literally Shehnai means 'the Emperor of the wind instruments' and it is really the perfect musical instrument, capable of producing the subtlest notes.
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 Folk music Himachal Pradesh-jhoori-laman-samskara-jhanjhotis-ainchaliyan-webindia123.com
The Himachal folk music is the greatest solace to the poor people living in the remote areas.
The Junju Sukrat Bhunkh and Roopshu songs of the Chamba valley, the Mohna of Bilaspur, the Jhoori or Sirmaur, the Laman of Kulu are all rooted in the daily life and rich folk tradition of the area and each has notable features of its own.
The famous love-lyrics in Himachal areas are Phulmu-Ranjhu, Kunju-Chanchalo and Raja-Gaddan.
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 Himachal Pradesh- Continued
Himachal Pradesh, a predominantly agro-pastoral economy has over three-fourths of its population, directly engaged in these sectors.
Himachal Pradesh is the least urbanized state in India.
Postal services in Himachal Pradesh are satisfactory, smaller towns have postal services that may have certain lacunae, like they may not have a speed post facility etc. Places like Shimla, Dharamshala, McLeodganj, Dalhousie, Chamba, Kullu and Manali have a fairly efficient `Poste Restante' service.
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 HP Tourism Development Corporation
Nestled in the Himalayas, the world's mightiest mountain ranges, Himachal is blessed with some of the most spectacular and beautiful landscapes, it is a travellers paradise-mighty snow peaks, deep gorges, lush green valley, misty woods, fast flowing rivers, enchanting lakes and flower filled meadows.
Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) is a pioneer in the development of tourism infrastructure in Himachal.
Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation reserves the right to refuse abbreviate, correct, omit, edit or cancel any entry as they may decide.
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 Temples and Legends Of Himachal Pradesh - (Index)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Sirmur district in Himachal pradesh is more advanced and closer with affiliations to the surrounding States.
The entire area of the present Bilaspur district in Himachal pradesh was princely state and with the lapsse of para- mountacy in India was taken over under the Central Admin- istration as a separate unit.
The Chini tahsil of mahasu district was made an inde- pendent district from May 1, 1960 and came to be known as kinnaur district.
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Himachal Pradesh is a glorious mountain state, of crystal lakes, vast stretches of brilliant flowers, ancient shrines and beautiful people.
Himachal has five mighty, snow fed rivers flowing through it - the Chenab, Ravi, Beas, Sutlej and Yamuna.
Climatically, this state is divisible into two regions - the south which is as warm as the plains, and the north where the summers are temperate, and winters are extremely cold.
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 TraveliteIndia.com: Information about Himachal Pradesh, Land of Eternal snow peaks and valleys in india   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Himachal Pradesh - the land of the eternal snow peaks - takes in the transition zone from the plains to the high Himalayas and in the trans-Himalayan region of Lahaul and Spiti actually crosses the mighty barrier to the Tibetan plateau.
The State is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir in the north, Punjab in the west, Haryana in the south, Uttar Pradesh in the southeast and Tibet in the east.
The regions that today comprise Himachal Pradesh were, in ancient times, crossed by trade routes to Tibet and Central Asia and also commanded the Sach Pass that led to Kashmir.
www.traveliteindia.com /guide/state/himachal.asp   (3908 words)

 rediff.com: The Rediff Interview/Himachal Pradesh CM P K Dhumal
Since the range fell under Noorpur police station in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, the state administration was on alert.
He was a student at Himachal University and spent two years doing his master's in political science.
Himachal Pradesh has neither been benefited nor has it been put to any disadvantage by the terrorist activities in Jammu & Kashmir.
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 Music of Himachal Pradesh-webindia123.com
The folk music of an area reflects the soul of the community.
The Himachal folk music is sedate as the hills that surround it, playful as the rivulets and as varied in form as the local foliage.
It has a hypnotic flow of its own and songs from the tribal areas of Kinnaur, Pangi and Lahaul which are sung in dialects are hard to follow but it attracts with their strangely beautiful musical and rhythmic patterns.
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 Cultural Heritage of Himachal Pradesh
Throughout Himachal a variety of programmes are organised by the Department of Languages, Art and Culture.
The first is a concept of music geographically restricted to a perticular tribe as its own special brand, and the second is a picture of music as a special type passed from generation to generation.
It was on the basis of their distinctive language and culture besides other factors that the hill people in Himachal and Punjab demanded their union and finally got it in 1966.
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 The Hindi Film Song
Perhaps one of the earliest use of using folk music was the Bhatiali or the song of the Bengali boatman by composer Ramchandra Pal in Bombay Talkies' Kangan (1939).
By then Music Directors of the 1930s, who had embellished films with their exquisite compositions set in classical ragas, were beginning to sound commonplace.
It was conceived and developed towards exploitation of the star and due to the importance of music the subject with increasing concentration was romance and boy meets girl stories.
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 Festivals of Madhya Pradesh , Khajuraho, Tansen Music
hile the traditional religious festivals of the Hindus, Muslims and other communities are celebrated in Madhya Pradesh as enthusiastically as in the rest of India, it is the tribal fairs and festivals of Madhya Pradesh which are a celebration of the ethnic lifestyles of the colourful tribes of the land.
Among the cultural festivals of Madhya Pradesh, the Khajuraho Festival of Dances and the Tansen Music Festival in Gwalior are poignant celebrations of Indian classical dance and music.
This colourful festival of the Bhils and Bhilalas, particularly in the district of West Nimar and Jhabua, is actually in the nature of a mass svayamvara, a marriage market, usually held on the various market days falling before the Holi festival in March.
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 Tourists flock to Solang Nullah in Himachal Pradesh - India News - Webindia123.com
Solang Nullah in Himachal Pradesh has become one of the major tourist attractions in the northern India this season following the first heavy snowfall of the season in recent days.
Himachal Pradesh boasts of some of India's best ski slopes.
Despite the hiccups, the slopes of Himachal Pradesh are still the Indian skiers' favourite destination.
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