Bielgee Folk Dance

Dance has been inseparably linked to the human development and evolved with it. Every gesture of human life has certain meaning to it. Dance has evolved based on human everyday motions, movements, and gesture that are used for hunting and living purposes. This has become the basis of today’s development and establishment of the culture, dance and classical art.
Mongolian folk dance, notably the forms known as bii and bielgee, expresses the distinct psychology and movement way of life their thinking, perception of life and the environment, language, traditions, philosophy, all these are connected and form a unique and integrated type of culture of the Mongolian people. Folk dance in the central Xalx region is characterized by a graceful and ceremonial style, with gentle, swinging movements; the dances of the western Mongolia, on the other hand, as performed by the Zaxchin, Torguud, Urianxai, Durvud, Xoton, Bayad and Uuld Mongols, are generally dominated by fast, abrupt movements of the arms and upper body, throwing of the shoulders, and shaking and crossing of the arms. The buryats are famous for their communal round dances and songs, known as Yooxor, Yexer, Eeremshix and Nirgelgee. Eastern Mongolian Dances feature elegant movements and a serious air.

Leave a Comment