Bodu beru is one of the most popular forms of folk music and dance that is found in the inhabited islands of Maldives. People of all age groups participate enthusiastically in Bodu Beru folk music. The musical instruments that are used consist of three or four drums made from hollowed coconut wood and a variety of thumping instruments. Read to know more about the Boduberu folk music of Maldives.
In Bodu Beru, there is one lead singer and a band of 10-15 people, who
sing in chorus. As the song continues, the rhythm picks up and people
come out of the troupe and dance to the tunes of the music. Spectators
join to clap and dance. Maldives folk dance of Bodu beru is a tribal
dance that usually takes place during the festive occasions and is
enjoyed by all.