Art & Culture in tawang



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  1. THANGKA PAINTING

    Painting

    Thangka painting is a painting done on cloth. Thangka literally means “recorded message. Painting is a significant art in Tawang, which is an important mode of ... Read More

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  2. MASK MAKING

    Handicraft

    The traditional craftsmanship of mask making is a specialty of Monpas of Tawang. They make beautiful masks to express themselves during religious dance, folk da... Read More

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  3. LION AND PEACOCK DANCE

    Dance

    There is a legend behind the Lion and Peacock dance. Long ago there was a saint named Tentelling, who meditated on the top of Gangrikarpo Mountain in Himalayas ... Read More

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  4. YAK DANCE

    Dance

    Yak dance is a very famous dance drama performed by the Mahayana sects of Buddhism during the Losar festival. The dancers, believed to be same family members, d... Read More

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  5. AJI LHAMU

    Dance

    Aji Lhamu is one of the most prominent folk dance forms practiced by the Monpa tribe of Tawang. It is basically the Tibetan version of the Hindu epic Ramayana. ... Read More

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