This ancient folk dance is performed by the Sherdukpens tribal community on their festive occasions. The word Bardo Chham means dance of horoscopes in local language. Members of the community believe that both good and bad forces drive the life of mankind. They further say that twelve different evil forces appear on every month in a year and get together. The tribal of Sherdukpens community mask themselves as various animals and fight against these twelve evil forces. Performers dance in accompaniment of large frame drums and cymbals. There are various acts which portray the victory of the good over evil and rejoicing it in the most unique style. Dancers wear colourful and vibrant costumes with mask of various animals, each highlighting the stories behind the Bardo Chham dance. This ancient folk dance is quite popular in this region and is part of the diversified cultural background of India.