Tamang Selo Dance, Sikkim
Tamang Selo Dance, Sikkim – IFFOK (International Folk Dance Fest )
Tamang Selo is a traditional Sikkimese folk dance patronised by the Tamang community of the state. A traditional musical instrument of the Tamangs, called the Damphu, accompanies the dance. The spellbinding dance, which is full of fun and vigour, depicts the colourful lifestyle of the people of Sikkim. It is performed during the Dussehra festival, and expresses the joy and happiness of the people. The young and old come together to take part in the dance.