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Jakchung Berchung.

Title
Jakchung Berchung. Nabji Drup: Second Day [Wide shot] [electronic resource].
Publication
2005.

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Description
1 digital video file (29 min.) : digital, stereo., H.264 file.
Uniform Title
Bhutan Dance Project, Core of Culture.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed performances.
  • Video.
Note
  • For close shot version, see: *MGZIDF 753B.
  • The Nabji Drup begins after dark with the entrance of the GAPO-LA - the oldest man - who carries a phallus and engages in lewd banter with the audience.
  • Nabji Drup, Second Day (Dec. 25, 2005): Zheng Zhi Pem - Ritual for Longevity ; Shinjey Yab Yum - Dance of the Lord of Death and his Consort ; Nyulemai Cham - The Dance of the Evil Spirit (Peling) ; Jug Ging - Dance of the Ging with Batons ; Durdag - Dance of the Four Lords of the Charnel Grounds ; (Peling) Dri Ging - Dance of the Ging with Swords ; (Peling) Nga Ging - Dance of the Ging with Drums ; Jakchung Berchung.
Access (note)
  • Open.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Nabji Lhakang (on raised wall looking at the Lhakang along the right diagonal), in Trongsa, on Dec. 25, 2005.
Source (note)
  • Core of Culture.
Biography (note)
  • The festival is held in honor of Guru Rinpoche, the saint who introduced Buddhism in the 8th century and to commemorate the establishment of the Nabji temple. -- Bhutan Travel Club website.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 753A
OCLC
840432503
Title
Jakchung Berchung. Nabji Drup: Second Day [Wide shot] [electronic resource].
Imprint
2005.
Country of Producing Entity
Bhutan.
Series
Bhutan Dance Project, Core of Culture.
Summary
As at Tangbi, Jakchung Berchung straddle the reappeared Yulema character - and there is plenty of high-spirited atsara activity as well - as they pull the audience in to sharing an impromptu wake for the deceased Yulema.
Access
Open.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Nabji Lhakang (on raised wall looking at the Lhakang along the right diagonal), in Trongsa, on Dec. 25, 2005.
Biography
The festival is held in honor of Guru Rinpoche, the saint who introduced Buddhism in the 8th century and to commemorate the establishment of the Nabji temple. -- Bhutan Travel Club website.
Source
Gift; Core of Culture. NN-PD
Connect to:
Local Subject
Ritual and ceremonial dancing -- Bhutan.
Mask dances -- Bhutan.
Added Author
Core of Culture (Organization)
Core of Culture. Donor
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 753A
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