Travel Photo Gallery - Cham Dance, India

Cham Dance

Cham dance is one of the most important dances in Sikkim. It is performed in the monasteries of Nyingma order three days before the Sikkimese new year. The monks, who prepare themselves mentally several days ahead, put on colorful costumes and wooden masks.

Equipment: Nikon D700, Nikon 17-35mm/f2.8, Nikon 50/f1.8, Nikon 80-200 f/2.8 D

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Mask Dancer, Cham Dance, India

Mask Dancer

Monk Watching Cham Dance, Cham Dance, India

Monk Watching Cham Dance

Performing The Dance, Cham Dance, India

Performing The Dance

Black Hat Dancer, Cham Dance, India

Black Hat Dancer

Preparing For The Dance, Cham Dance, India

Preparing For The Dance

Dancing Masks, Cham Dance, India

Dancing Masks

Mask Dancers, Cham Dance, India

Mask Dancers

Colorful Decoration, Cham Dance, India

Colorful Decoration

Monk Playing Trumpet, Cham Dance, India

Monk Playing Trumpet

Mask, Cham Dance, India

Mask

Monks Playing Dungchen, Cham Dance, India

Monks Playing Dungchen

Watching The Dance, Cham Dance, India

Watching The Dance

Mask Dancer, Cham Dance, India

Mask Dancer

What Is Behind, Cham Dance, India

What Is Behind

Cham Mask, Cham Dance, India

Cham Mask

Performing The Dance, Cham Dance, India

Performing The Dance

Monk Playing Cymbals, Cham Dance, India

Monk Playing Cymbals