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Theme :
Mask Dance

Mask dances are handed down in various forms in the world. Mask dances are closely linked to life within the community and serve various functions and purposes such as rituals, satire, prayers, shamanism, and entertainment. This volume introduces the diverse traditional mask dances in Nepal, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka and Papua New Guinea.

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Sri Lanka

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