• Short Summary

    PAKISTANI TRIBESMEN FROM THE VILLAGE OF RANGAMATI IN THE CHITTAGONG HILLS HAVE GATHERED IN DACCA IN EAST PAKISTAN FOR A FESTIVAL OF FOLK DANCE PERFORMED BY DIFFERENT TRIBES,
    THE RANGAMATI FOLK FESTIVAL AT DACCA IS A MEETING POINT FOR DIFFERENT PAKISTANI TRIBES, AND AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THEM TO ENJOY ONE ANOTHER'S TRADITIONAL DANCES.

  • Description

    PAKISTANI TRIBESMEN FROM THE VILLAGE OF RANGAMATI IN THE CHITTAGONG HILLS HAVE GATHERED IN DACCA IN EAST PAKISTAN FOR A FESTIVAL OF FOLK DANCE PERFORMED BY DIFFERENT TRIBES,
    THE RANGAMATI FOLK FESTIVAL AT DACCA IS A MEETING POINT FOR DIFFERENT PAKISTANI TRIBES, AND AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THEM TO ENJOY ONE ANOTHER'S TRADITIONAL DANCES.

    IN THE LAOSHAI DANCE, GIRLS DANCE WITH FLOWERS IN THEIR HANDS. MOST MEMBERS OF THE LAOSHAI TRIBE ARE CHRISTIANS, AND THEIR TRADITIONAL DANCE IS NOW PERFORMED TO MARK ANY HAPPY OCCASION.

    ANOTHER DANCE WAS PERFORMED BY MEMBERS OF THE MORANG TRIBE. IT IS ACCOMPANIED BY BAMBOO FLUTES, AND SIGNIFIES THE ARRIVAL OF SPRING. THERE WERE OTHER TRADITIONAL AND RITUAL DANCES THAT ARE PERFORMED TO CELEBRATE THE HARVEST OR AS A MARK OF HOMAGE TO TRIBAL LEADERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6ZK355UC3MA82KWG294Q1AU6F
    Media URN:
    VLVA6ZK355UC3MA82KWG294Q1AU6F
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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