The Rabinal Achí is a dynastic Maya drama, which developed in the fifteenth century and a rare example of preserved pre-Hispanic traditions. It comprises myths of origin and addresses popular and political subjects concerning the inhabitants of the region of Rabinal, expressed through masked dance, theatre and music.
Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List/Inscriptions 2008 sur la liste représentative
Duration: 12 minutes
Credits: Guatemala. Ministry of Culture and Sport (publisher),
Published in: 2004
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