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Folk Musical Instruments of Odisha

Odisha is a land overflowing with art and culture.  In Odisha, it’s quite common to find Folk Dance in Adivasi Areas. Folk Musical Instruments every time remind the Culture of our Land. Folk Musical Instruments are usually homemade that developed among common people. Most folk instruments made from wood, metal, cloths, and other materials. Here are a few local instruments frequently used in traditional Odisha folk music. Look out for them the next time you visit this beautiful state.

List of Folk Musical instruments

  • Madala
  • Flute
  • Kendara
  • Mahuri
  • Dhuduki
  • Ghanta
  • Gini
  • Tal
  • Dhap
  • Tasa
  • Dhol
  • Jhumka
  • Jhanz or Tal
  • Nishan
  • Tenkophas
  • Ramtali
  • Timtimi
  • Thodkhel
  • Badi/sticks
  • Ghugurla
  • Thodkel
  • Timurli
  • Ghudka
  • Gochi Baja
  • Tamah
  • Tabla
  • Singhabaja