Jakchung Berchung, Nabji Drup: Second Day [Close shot]
NamesCore of Culture (Organization) (Producer)Core of Culture (Organization)
Bhutan Dance Project, Core of Culture
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 2005
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 753B
TopicsMasks -- BhutanFestivals -- BhutanDzongs -- Bhutan -- TrongsaTrongsa (Bhutan : District)Dance -- Religious aspects -- BuddhismDance -- BhutanFolk dancing -- BhutanRites and ceremonies -- BhutanRitual and ceremonial dancing -- BhutanMask dances -- Bhutan
GenresDance.Filmed dance.Filmed performances.Video.
NotesFor wide shot version, see: *MGZIDF 753A.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.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Nabji Lhakang (courtyard looking along left diagonal towards the Lhakhang), in Trongsa, on Dec. 25, 2005.Acquisition: Gift; Core of Culture. NN-PDBiographical/historical: 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.
Physical DescriptionElectronic resource1 digital video file (31 min.)Digital, stereo., H.264 file.
DescriptionAs 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.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19807132Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0b850640-e377-0130-8565-3c075448cc4b
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