• Short Summary

    Ritualistic dancing in Kohomba Kankariya festival invokes blessings on Ceylon, now Sri Lanka.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Ancient festival revived.

    Kohomba Kankariya festival to invoke blessings on the country and the national Government takes place in Kurunegala, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).

    Various shots of the tribal dancers beating drums and dancing. One man waves a flaming coconut under his chin. Various shots of the ritualistic dance performed in very ornate costumes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1812.30
    Media URN:
    55533
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:53:00 / 01:51:42:00
    Canister:
    65/60

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