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Atsara Cham, Yungdrung Choeling Drup: Second Day

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Title
Atsara Cham, Yungdrung Choeling Drup: Second Day
Additional title: Dance of the Atsaras and Libation
Additional title: Marchang
Names
Core of Culture (Organization) (Producer)
Core of Culture (Organization) (Donor)
Collection

Bhutan Dance Project, Core of Culture

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2006
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 875
Topics
Dance -- Bhutan
Folk dancing -- Bhutan
Dance -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Rites & ceremonies -- Bhutan
Masks -- Bhutan
Phallicism in art
Dzongs -- Bhutan -- Trongsa (District)
Trongsa (Bhutan : District)
Festivals -- Bhutan
Ritual and ceremonial dancing -- Bhutan
Mask dances -- Bhutan
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Content: Yungdrung Choeling Drup: Second Day, Jan. 12, 2006: Atsara Cham (Marchang) - Dance of the Atsaras and Libation ; Peling Shinjey Phomo - Dance of the Lord of Death and his Consort ; Phag Cham - Dance of the Boar ; Peling Nga Cham - Peling Drum Dance ; Nyulemai Cham - The Dance of the Evil Spirit ; (Peling) Jug Ging - Dance of the Ging with Batons ; Durthro Dagmo Chezhi (Durdag) - Dance of the Four Lords of the Charnel Grounds ; (Peling) Dri Ging - Dance of the Ging with Swords ; Zhanag Nga Cham - Dance of the Black Hats with Drums.
Venue: 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. 12, 2006.
Acquisition: Gift; Core of Culture. NN-PD
Physical Description
Born digital
Extent: 1 video file (9 min.) : sound, color
Description
The atsaras begin the festival with a dance that also includes a libation by a woman from the village. Rude and lewd lyrics - all about the nature of the phallus. The Udrup Choeling atsaras were some of the most active, inventive - and funniest that we ve seen.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
Dzongkha
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19895586
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e10ff580-e509-0130-88e8-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Core of Culture
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  • 2006: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Atsara Cham" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2006. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e27f9a10-e509-0130-906a-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Atsara Cham" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e27f9a10-e509-0130-906a-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2006). Atsara Cham Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e27f9a10-e509-0130-906a-3c075448cc4b

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Atsara Cham