Jhora folk dance is performed by all communities. When this community dance is held, it is a time when all boundaries of caste are broken, aside from the village where the high and lower castes have separate Jhoras. Singing is usually a part of the dancing at fairs, and it grows louder as the dance continues.
These dances can take place either morning or evening, and they are used to welcoming the spring, normally at fairs and sometimes at weddings. Six is the least number of people, though it can grow to 200, with men and women joining in. Moving in a circular pattern, they link arms and delicately lean their bodies forward.
When the Hurka begins, the left leg goes across the right, and the left foot stamps the ground. On the second beat, the right foot is thrown slightly to the side, accompanied by a little jump and dip, before the performers end up back in their original standing pose, with their bodies swaying backwards. The third and fourth steps are assigned, respectively, to the left and right foot. As each step is taken, there is a light springing motion and a swaying of the neck and shoulders. This marks the end of one cycle.
When the circle is big enough, the Hurka players will dance within it, singing and playing the cymbals and flute simultaneously, filling the air with joy and excitement. Men and women dancers join together in singing, with the Hurka player leading the way-the women come after the men-the pace is consistent, neither too quick nor too slow.