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Yeti Cham, Korphu Drup: Fourth Day [Close shot]

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Title
Yeti Cham, Korphu Drup: Fourth Day [Close shot]
Additional title: Dance of the Yeti
Names
Core of Culture (Organization) (Producer)
Core of Culture (Organization) (Donor)
Collection

Bhutan Dance Project, Core of Culture

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2007
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1001B
Topics
Dance -- Bhutan
Folk dancing -- Bhutan
Dance -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Rites & ceremonies -- Bhutan
Masks -- Bhutan
Dzongs -- Bhutan -- Trongsa (District)
Trongsa (Bhutan : District)
Festivals -- Bhutan
Ritual and ceremonial dancing -- Bhutan
Mask dances -- Bhutan
Animal dances -- Bhutan
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Additional physical form: For wide shot version, see: *MGZIDF 1001A.
Content: Program of the Korphu Drup: Day Four (Jan. 6, 2007): Yeti Cham - Dance of the Yeti ; (Peling) Jug Ging - Dance of the Ging with Batons ; Zhanag Nga Cham - Dance of the Black Hats with Drums ; Durthro Dagmo Chezhi (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.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Korphu Lakhang, in Trongsa, Bhutan (overlooking the courtyard from the top right of the Lakhang), on Jan. 6, 2007.
Acquisition: Gift; Core of Culture. NN-PD
Physical Description
Born digital
Extent: 1 video file (ca. 21` min.) : sound, color
Description
We have only seen this dance in Korphu - so it may be particularly only to this place. Possibly a variation on the Nyulema (evil) dance. Certainly many of the lead dancer's activities parallel those of the Nyulema - evil spirit. After doing his various chores he ends up asleep - and when the Ju Ging enter - he flees.Korphu Drup begins the evening of Jan. 3, 2007 with a religious ceremony held in front of the Lhakhang followed by a Mewang, the burning of a large gate that everyone is invited to pass beneath whilst it's still burning. Various ging dances are also performed during the mewang.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19944961
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): af213930-0821-0131-5a39-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Core of Culture
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Item timeline of events

  • 2007: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Yeti Cham" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2007. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cce868b0-0381-0131-b15c-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Yeti Cham" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 7, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cce868b0-0381-0131-b15c-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2007). Yeti Cham Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cce868b0-0381-0131-b15c-3c075448cc4b

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Yeti Cham