List of ethnic, regional, and folk dances


Folk dance


India

  • Bharatanatyam
  • Kathak
  • Kathakali
  • Kuchipudi
  • Odissi

Indonesia

Bali
  • Joged

Iran

  • Baba karam
  • Bandari
  • Bojnurdi dance
  • Classical Persian court dance
  • Haj Naranji dance
  • kereshmeh
  • Khaliji Dance
  • Kharman dance
  • Khorasani dance
  • Kurdish dance
  • Latar dance
  • Lezgi dance
  • Luri
  • Matmati
  • Mazandarani dance
  • Motrebi dance
  • Persian dance
  • Qasemabadi
  • Raqs-e Choobbazi
  • Raqs-e Parcheh
  • Ru-Howzi
  • Sama'
  • Shamshir dance
  • Shateri dance
  • Zaboli dance
  • Zargari dance

Ireland

  • Irish dance

Israel

Mayam, Mayam


Italy

  • Saltarello
  • Tarantella
  • Sardinia
    • Ballu tundu

Japan

  • Butoh
  • Buyo
  • Japanese traditional dance
    • Bon Odori

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Western
Tetovo, Gostivar, Debar, Mavrovo, Kicevo, Krushevo and Porece Female dances are elegant and gracious, while male dances are firm, with complex movements
  • Teskoto
  • Nevestinskoto
  • Chamche
  • Metkalisteto
Southwestern
Bitola, Prilep, Ohrid and Prespa Lake, Lerin, Kostur, Voden these dances are characterized by epic choreographic elements and complex rhythmic structures.
  • Komitsko
  • Berance
  • Masko oro
  • Kasapsko
  • Pushtenoto
Southern
Tikves, Gevgelija, Valandovo, Dojran, Strumica Dances from this region often contain combat elements.
  • Kavadarka
  • Staro
  • Tikvesko
  • Rusalii
  • Dzamalari
Northern
Upper Vardar, Polog Valley (Tetovo, Gostivar), Skopsko, Skopska Crna Gora, Skopska Blatija, Veles, Ovce Pole.

These dances are tipycally fast-paced, with energetic movements; usually performed at gatherings.
  • Crnogorka
  • Potrcano
  • Baba Gjurgja
  • Cucuk
  • Krstackata

Eastern
Kumanovo, Kriva Palanka, Delcevo, Pehcevo, Kocani, Berovo, Stip Radovis Fast paced dances, with stomping steps.
  • Kopacka
  • Berovka
  • Ratevka
  • Malesevka
  • Arnautsko

Mexico

  • Jarabe tapatio

Moldova

Gagauzia
  • Yol avasi
  • Sofra avasi
  • Siki horui
  • Saadica karsi
  • Pernela
  • Kirata havasi
  • Kapuya karsi
  • Kadinca
  • Joyana
  • Gayda avasi
  • Garip avasi
  • Firli kundak
  • Gelin avasi
  • Casornik
  • Aar oyun

The Netherlands

  • Madlot

Okinawa

Prefecture

  • Eisa


List of ethnic, regional, and folk dances arranged by origin: