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Shaw Cham at Nangkor Tsechu

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Resource #: 68810 (URL for reference)

  • Shaw cham (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Monastic Dance, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Nangkor

Keywords: Cham, Nangkor, people


by Ngawang Loday

Shaw Cham is the dance of deer. There are four participant in the dance. They wear deer faced mask. They hold a sword and a skull.

Associated Resources

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: Ngawang Loday

Photograph Date: 06/Oct/2014

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