July 14th, 2015

July 14, 2015

Picture of Chhau dancer performing in costume, West Bengal, India

Chhau Dancer

Photograph by Arghya Chatterjee, National Geographic Your Shot

A costumed Chhau dancer performs in Purulia in West Bengal, India. Prevalent in eastern India, the traditional martial and dramatic art comes in several forms, one of which incorporates colorful, outsize masks such as the one seen here.

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