The Ghoomar dance is a Rajasthani Folk Dance that is performed in a group of ladies. They perform this dance in the slow beat and rhythm of the most popular Rajasthani song “mahari ghoomar che nakhrali ma, ghoomar ramna mah jyasa". In terms of the literal meaning, the group of dancers (ladies) twirl and move to the song's rhythm which is referred to as “Ghoomar".
The Ghoomar holds a traditional relevance since the ancient times of “Rajas and Maharajas" in the Rajasthan. This dance is very famous since those times as they performed it during special occasions and programs such as–Marriages, Fairs, etc. The Rana Dholi holds a very significant position amongst the other folk singing groups who play music during the “Ghoomar" performances. It is also a very famous Folk Dance among the other Rajasthani Folk Dances and holds popularity on national and international platforms.
In terms of its popularity, it's impossible to imagine occasions and weddings without “Ghoomar"–It may seem incomplete as this famous folk dance offers a lot of elements of Joy and happiness which can only be felt during the performances. This dance is performed widely on special occasions at weddings, corporate events, fairs, etc. and it is very popular among the people.