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On our recent trip to Sri Lanka and India we were able to watch lots of dances.

With the exception of the fire dancers all the other dancers in Sri Lanka wore traditional masks

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this dancer is one of the many demons in Sri Lanka’s pantheon

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At the end of each Kolam performance, Gera Yakka comes to dispel all evil influences resulting from “evil eye” and “evil mouth”

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Dancers in a cultural show in Kajuraho, India

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Dancers in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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One dance involved balancing on the dancer’s head one pot, then two, then three, then four and
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finally five pots as well as standing on two upturned metal beakers (which must have been very uncomfortable)

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This theme was chosen by Ailsa. Why not tiptoe through the tulips (you’ll see why I say this) on Ailsa’s blog to see some other dances and dancers

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Comments on: "weekly travel theme: dance" (3)

  1. Beautiful and special i like these presentations! Thanks for sharing!

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