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Rabinal Achi: Xajooj Tun/ Ou Ballet Du Tun

Language: English

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.

on this subject: proclamation of masterpices 2005-Element inscribed on the Representative list 2008

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Place/region: Guatemala, Latin America
Series: Inscriptions on the Intangible Heritage Lists
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: Guatemala. Ministry of Culture and Sport
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Rights: Guatemala. Ministry of Culture and Sport

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Original: DVD
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/0467
File No: AVFONDS-CLTITH-2008-00144-GTM.DV

Source ref.: CLT-ITH-00144-06-3;CLT-ITH-0144-07-3
Rights holder: UNESCO ; Guatemala. Ministry of Culture and Sport