Performing for Tourists: Redefining Performances, Performers and Audiences Rijal

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Published: March 1st 2010

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198 pages


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Performing for Tourists: Redefining Performances, Performers and Audiences  by  Rijal

Performing for Tourists: Redefining Performances, Performers and Audiences by Rijal
March 1st 2010 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 198 pages | ISBN: | 10.71 Mb

Language: EnglishPages: 204 (19 Color Illustrations)Back of bookThis book is about the culture of performing traditional dance, drama and musical forms for tourists, and is based on the research carried out at ubud (Bali / indonesia). This bookMoreLanguage: EnglishPages: 204 (19 Color Illustrations)Back of bookThis book is about the culture of performing traditional dance, drama and musical forms for tourists, and is based on the research carried out at ubud (Bali / indonesia). This book argues that the achievements made by the custodians of the Balinese performance culture in Ubud need to be given a greater consideration because of: (a) existence and condition of traditional dance, drama and musical forms in several geo- cultural spaces throughout the world, (b) emergence of eco – cultural tourism, and knowledge of performing and managing traditional dance drama forms in changed social and cultural contexts.This book argues that religious and cultural faith associated with certain traditional dance, drama and musical forms alone cannot help the later ones to carve out a secure future for such cultural art forms, individual talents need to invent and intervene from within.This book makes a suggestion that the people of the Asian countries should not only live with feelings of sharing similar traditional art forms of the olden days but should also look at the present reality of the times when transformations are taking place in such traditional art forms because of the cross- cultural movements of people, especially those of the tourists.About the authorShiva Rijal (1974), a phD on cross – cultural theatre and lecture at the central department of English (Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal) has written books, half a dozen journal articles on Nepali theatre and Performances culture .He also practice Nepali theatre and teaches Performances Studies at the Department.PrefaceMy involvement in the performance culture studies is only a decades old.

I became familiar with the Balinese performance culture a as important topic for re



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