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The unique traditon of Peling

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  • The stag Dance or the Shazam Cham Dance (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Terma Dance, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Chukha

Keywords: Cham, Chhukha, Chukha Dzong, people, Tsechu


by Dawa Tshering

Drametse Ngacham was performed and the culture of Drametse cummunity. The tradition got popular and performed all across the country . Dancers dressed in monastic robes and with wooden mask real and mythical animals flat drum and the nga chen, a drum beaten with a bended drumstick.

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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: Dawa Tshering

Photograph Date: 31/Oct/2014

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