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Shan & Shabu Dance

These are two popular dances of the Lahaul valley people and are danced at the Buddhist Gompas in the memory of the Buddha. Shan means a song of prayer for the Buddha. Dances performed to these songs are known as Shan dances.

Performance—it is a tribal dance which is performed at the completion of the harvesting of crops. The instrument played in this is drums, shehnai and a stringed instrument like a violin.

Shan & Shabu Dance Shan & Shabu Dance


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