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The Durdag Cham Dance of the Soomthrang Kangsoel

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Resource #: 68058 (URL for reference)

  • The Durdag Cham Dance (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Monastic Dance, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Tang

Keywords: The Black Hat Dance, The Durdag Cham Dance


by Yeshi Wangchuk

Durdag is known as the dance of the cremation gronds. This dance is performed between the blak hat dances during the Soomthrang kangsoel. The costumes of the dance is different from the other as the performer wears only the dorji gong at upper parts of the body.

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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: Yeshi Wangchuk

Photograph Date: 19/Dec/2014

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