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The villagers perform the chapdung dance for the bride and groom

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  • Chapdung dance (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Wedding Recitation, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Tendu


by Kencho Wangmo

Village men performing a chapdung dance during a subba marriage in Tendu village. The group try to entertain the guest as well as the two married couples who are sitting and watching their dance.

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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: Kencho Wangmo

Photograph Date: 29/Jan/2019

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