Exegetical somersaults - Theories on the Kolam Dances of Sri Lanka

Mey, Wolfgang

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This paper gives a short outline of the performance and perception of one of the most famous mask performances of Sri Lanka, the Kolam Dances. It will analyse their components, strategy and structure and link them to overarching notions of Sinhalese culture.

Document type: Conference Item
Date: 2008
Version: Primary publication
Date Deposited: 11 May 2009
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Customs, etiquette, folklore
Controlled Subjects: Sri Lanka, Maskentanz
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sri Lanka , Maskentanz , Kolam Tanz, Sri Lanka , Kolam dance
Subject (classification): Anthropology
Countries/Regions: Sri Lanka
Additional Information: Vortrag, gehalten auf der 20th ECMSAS, Panel 21: Sri Lanka