|S.N.||Classical Dance||Folk Dance|
|1.||The dance performed by describing ancient classic and gods or goddesses is called Classical Dance.||The dance performed on folk song that depicts the happiness, sadness, love, and reality of the society is called Folk Dance.|
|2.||Special training is required to perform Classical Dance because the theme of song or music is expressed through the movement of eyes, mouth, fingers, hands, etc.||Folk Dance is comparatively easier. It is danced with the movement of the body parts base on the music or lyric of the song.|
|3.||Dancers disguise themselves as gods, goddesses through the customs.||Dancers use the cultural dress of their own ethnicity or community.|
It is music/tune focused and requires special training.
|It is lyric focused and can be performed even simply by looking at others when they dance.
For eg: Maruni, Jhyaure,Chandi, etc.