Rgysa bzang Tibetan Village Dancing
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G.yung 'brug (b. 1985) recorded this video material during the Lo sar (Tibetan New Year period) of 2008 in his home village of Rgysa bzang (Jizong), Kha mdo (Shuizi) Township, Rong brag (Danba) County, Dkar mdzes (Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, PR China. The film includes villagers dancing and singing.
This recording comes from the Danba Tibetan Culture Collection. This collection is based on G.yung 'brug's work with his own Rgysa bzang (Jizong) Tibetan Village located in Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, PR China from 2008-2010. The material includes Bon Offering Chanting, traditional Tibetan dancing, wedding speeches, folktales, and folk songs. Please also see or download a publication by the author on Rgyal rong Tibetan Life, Language, and Folklore in Rgyas bzang Village, published in Asian Highlands Perspectives 15, from the archive here.
Rgysa Bzang Villagers