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Bep Cha Drug. Yungdrung Choeling Drup: Third Day [Close shot] [electronic resource].

Title
Bep Cha Drug. Yungdrung Choeling Drup: Third Day [Close shot] [electronic resource].
Publication
2006.
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Description
1 digital video file (21 min.): digital, stereo., H.264 file.
Uniform Title
Bhutan Dance Project, Core of Culture.
Alternative Title
Dance of Six Pairs. Yungdrung Choeling Drup: Third Day [Close shot]
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed performances.
  • Video.
Note
  • For wide shot version, see: *MGZIDF 887A.
  • Yungdrung Choeling Drup: Third Day, Jan. 13, 2006: Atsara Cham (Marchang) - Dance of the Atsaras and Libation ; Lhalungpai Shinjey Phomo - Dance of the Lord of Death and his Consort (Lhalung Tradition) ; Chung Zam - Dance of the Four Garudas ; Sangay Lingpai Nga Cham - The Drum Dance of Sangay Lingpa ; Bep Cha Drug - Dance of Six Pairs ; Dramitse Nga Cham - The Drum Dance of Dramitse ; Zhanag Phurcham - Dance of the Black Hats with Phurbas ; Durthro Dagmo Chezhi (Durdag) - Dance of the Four Lords of the Charnel Grounds ; Ging Tang Tsholing - Dance of the Ging and Tsholing.
Access (note)
  • Open.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Yungdrung Choeling Dzong, in Trongsa, Bhutan (ground level: looking along the left diagonal at the Lhakang across the courtyard), on Jan. 13, 2006.
Source (note)
  • Core of Culture.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 887B
Title
Bep Cha Drug. Yungdrung Choeling Drup: Third Day [Close shot] [electronic resource].
Imprint
2006.
Country of Producing Entity
Bhutan.
Series
Bhutan Dance Project, Core of Culture.
Summary
This dance is only performed today in two places, at Yungdrung Choeling Dzong and Beling - just further along the hillside. There are attempts to revive a dance called Bep Cha Drug at Padtselling that have just begun. Core of Culture has worked with and filmed Ap Dorji - an 85 year-old man who danced Bep Cha Drug over forty years ago at the last performed Padtselling Drubchen. According to Ap Dorji, this is a celebration dance (it follows a subjugation dance at Padtshelling) - where he remembers the following Eight sections: 1. Lamdoe 2. Ngar-dung 3. Bep Cha-drug 4. Chi-len 5. Nang-len 6. Sho-druk 7. Zhey-tab 8. Zuel-cham These show some similarities to the sections mentioned here - but more research needs to be done on names and steps performed.
Access
Open.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Yungdrung Choeling Dzong, in Trongsa, Bhutan (ground level: looking along the left diagonal at the Lhakang across the courtyard), on Jan. 13, 2006.
Source
Gift; Core of Culture. NN-PD
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Local Subject
Ritual and ceremonial dancing -- Bhutan.
Mask dances -- Bhutan.
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Core of Culture (Organization)
Core of Culture. Donor
Added Title
Dance of Six Pairs. Yungdrung Choeling Drup: Third Day [Close shot]
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 887B
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