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The Mask Dance of the Drums from Drametse. ©Unesco/ Yoshi Shimizu 2005
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The Mask Dance of the Drums from Drametse

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The mask dance of the Drametse community is a sacred dance performed during the Drametse festival in honour of Padmasambhava, a Buddhist guru.
The festival, which takes place in this eastern Bhutanese village twice a year, is organized by the Ogyen Tegchok Namdroel Choeling Monastery


on this subject: Proclamation of Masterpieces 2005 - Element inscribed on the Representative list 2008

Place/country: Bhutan,
Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List/Inscriptions 2008 sur la liste représentative
Type: Documentary
Extract: 10 min. Total length:
Credits: Institut of Language and Cultural Studies, Bhutan (publisher), UNESCO (producer).
Published in: 2005

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