Manipur is a so striking spot with its natural environment. It seems so incredible with its various cultures and customs. Manipur is a most popular state of India in all around the world as religious dancing activities. Manipuri dances are ritualistic in nature.

According to people who know this state very much, they say about it that Manipur is a most entertaining state of India. Manipur is famous for its culture and land of religious dances. Major dances of this state which represent its nature are Khamba Thoibi, Pung Cholom, Maibi Dance, Nupa Pala, and Ras Lila. Each of them has its significant role in Manipuri culture.

Nupa Pala is one of those dances which have its own significant contribution in Manipuri culture or environment. Nupa Pala is also known as a name of Kartal Cholom or Cymbal Dance. It is a symbol of Manipuri dance culture and pulse of music. It is a cluster dance of male dancers.

During the performance dancers wears snow white balls and uses cymbals to play and make new steps. Dancers dance and sing with the classical drum of Manipur ‘Pung’. It is a group dance as like as other dances of Manipur but during this dance performance dancer also dances individually.

In short we can say it a good looking classical dance of Manipur which crowned on various fans of nature and ritual performances.
A video of classical dance performance is here:

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