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It's a local dance performed in a circle

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Resource #: 68902 (URL for reference)

  • Circle dance (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Outdoor Game, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Jigme (Latitude: 26.948703; Longitude: 89.238706)


by Kencho Wangmo

A villagers preparing to perform dance on their local song and the particular song has to be performed in circle. The villagers they start from standing in line and later on form circle and it's taken on the second day of their new year festival. The villagers drnk alcohol for whole three days and celebrate the whole time.

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This resource was provided by Shejun (Documentation of Bhutan's Oral Cultures sponsored by Arcadia). The copyright holder is Shejun (only private uses permitted).

Resource type: Image

Photographer: Monika Subba

Photograph Date: 24/Sep/2014

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