Cham: Mesmerizing Buddhist Mask Dance

Dressed in vibrant colors with mesmerizing masks, monks of Buddhist monasteries perform dances known as cham. These dances are performed in Buddhist monasteries of Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, and India. This dance is commonly known lama in Nepal. There are different...

An Overview of Shamanism in Nepal

In Nepal, Shamanism was practiced before the arrival of Hinduism and Buddhism. Now it is integrated within both of these religions. Depending on the credo of a particular ethnic community, shamanistic rituals have no monolithic shape but the core value...

Online Exhibition on South Asia ICH

ICHCAP introduces five ICH elements of South Asia through the Google Arts & Culture platform. ICHCAP signed a partnership with Google in 2016 and has showcased various Asia-Pacific ICH through online exhibitions, including high-resolution images and video clips. In 2017,...

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