Punjab

Songs, dances, festivals,special food preparations , season

Songs in punjabi

Punjab is a region in South Asia , divided in two parts west Punjab (pakistan ) and east Punjab (India ) . Punjabi music has a diverse style of music , ranging from folk and Sufi to classical , notably the patiala gharana


Dances in Punjab

Punjabi dances are an array of folk and religious dances of the punjabi people Indigenous to the punjabi region straddling the border of India and Pakistan . The style of punjabi dances ranges from high energy to slow and reserved , and there are specific styles for men and women . Some of the dances are secular while others are presented in religious contexts


Some pictures of the folk dances and music

Festivals in Punjab

Lohri is the most popular festival celebrated by the punjabi people. The agricultural winter festival is celebrated in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh , Delhi , uttrakhand and Jammu . L'ourier is traditionally associated with the harvest of the rabi crops.

Special food preparations in Punjab

Punjabi cuisine is food from the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan . It can be non vegetarian or completely vegetarian . Home cooked and restaurant punjabi cuisine can vary significantly . People in the areas of Amritsar and Lahore prefer stuffed parathas and dairy products. In fact the area is well know for for quality of its milk products


Seasons in Punjab

Punjab is situated in the north eastern part of India .the Punjab climate is determined by the extreme hot and extreme cold conditions . The region lying near the foot hills of Himalayas receive heavy rainfall whereas the region lying at a distance from the hills , the rainfall is scanty and the temperature is high