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Dance in Bangladesh

Classical forms of the sub-continent occupy a dominant position in Bangladeshi dance. The folk and tribal traits are also observed. Among the tribal dances, the Monipuri and Santal are popular.

Institutions like the Chhayanat, Bulhul Academy’ of Fine Arts and the Shilpakala Academy have helped popularize dance and other forms of performing art.

Classical sub-continental dances are also getting more popular of late.

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