Cheraw ‘Bamboo dance’ by Mizo dancers at Commonwealth Games

Aizawl, Jul 3 (PTI) The traditional and popular bamboo dance of the Mizos, known as ‘Cheraw’, would be performed by around 80 dancers from Mizoram at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

Cheraw - Mizo Dance

(Undated photo of Mizo dancers performing Cheraw Bamboo dance at AR Playground in Aizawl city)

An official statement today said that the state government had accepted the invitation from the Commonwealth Games 2010 Committee to perform the colourful ‘Cheraw’ at the ceremony to be held in the first week of October.

Mizoram had found its way into the Guinness World Records with a ‘Cheraw’ performance featuring 10,736 participants on March 12 this year.

Source: PTI.

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