The East Indian Chhau Mask Dance

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By on 22. October 2016

A Masterpiece of Intangible Heritage of Humanity

Chhau is a traditional Indian dance theater. The elaborately-made masks made of paper mache and clay show in several colors different characters as gods, mythological figures, demons, humans, animals and celestial bodies like the sun or the moon. The characters come to life on stage through colorful dances with varied content.

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