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DetailsAn exquisite and raucous retelling of an episode from the Reamker - the Cambodian version of the Indian Ramayana epic. 30 dancers depict the age-old struggle between good and evil. Preah Ream, a man with divine abilities, is abducted by Weyreap - a giant who rules the region of Batdal under the sea. The monkey commander Hanuman sets out to rescue Preah Ream, facing a series of fantastical adventures, from battling sea creatures to transforming himself into a tiny insect. The traditional choreography and storytelling is accompanied by singers and a 'pin peat' ensemble of percussion and woodwind instruments.
Archive listings for Weyreap's Battle
Work type: Dance or ballet
|Suitable for all ages. 80mins/no intervalProducer BITE07. Producer Amrita Performing Arts (in collaboration with the Royal University of Fine Arts and National School of Fine Arts Phnom Penh Cambodia and the National Theatre of Cambodia - Department of Performing Arts of the Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts). Director Mao Keng. Choreographer Pok Sarann. Choreographer Pum Bun Chanrath. Lyrics Seng Sam An. |
|30 Mar 07 to 1 Apr 07||Barbican Centre, West End :: V371|
listing details L1425637075
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