A blog of my time spent in Vietnam working for Bao Nhan Dan.

Sunday, September 04, 2005

Dancing in Outer Space

Two facts about the Celestial Dancers. Firstly the Thais kidnapped loads of Celestial Dancers when they invaded in the middle ages, which is why their dances are so similar, and secondly the tradition was almost lost during the Khmer Rouge period, with only a few teachers escaping the genocide


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