Baab: An introduction to the Bhutanese Mask

Colloquially, a mask often used in artistic mask dance performances to disguise or hide the original appearance is called "Baab" in Dzongkha (Bhutanese language) and in many local dialects. Baab is not only used for masquerade, but represents the appearance...

Printing Intangible Cultural Heritage for the New Year

As part of its efforts to showcase intangible cultural heritage, Singapore’s Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall (SYSNMH) is presenting a special exhibition, Nian Hua: Of Deities, Guardians and Auspicious Art which features the centuries-old Chinese tradition of nian hua...

Poe (Incense sticks) Production in Bhutan

The burning of incense in the sacred shrines of Buddhist monasteries, temples, and also in the consecrated spaces that house the representations of the supreme spiritual beings is considered a kind of offering of sweet fragrances to the enlightened beings...

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