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Bardo Chham Dance

A charming folk dance of Sherdukpens – a small community of West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh, Bardo Chham depict the victory of good over evil. The dance has an attractive background. The persons believe that in one year, twelve different types of animals, on behalf of evil forces, appear each month and get together.

Performance— in this performance the Sherdukpens mask themselves representing the different animals and dance to the accompaniment of drums and cymbals as an act of fighting the evil forces.

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