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AustraliaPolicies and Actions
   Bush Ballads
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   Children's Traditional Hand-clapping Games
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   Nineteenth-century Social Dance
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   Rebetika Music (Greek blues)
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   Rhyming Slang
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BangladeshPolicies and Actions
   Bangla Kheyal Bengali Kheyal
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   Baul Gaan Mystic Song (Baul Song)
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   Bhatiali Gaan Songs of River and Life
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   Monipuri Naach Monipuri Dance
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   Saari Gaan Songs of Boatmen
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BhutanPolicies and Actions
   Ache Lhamo (Ashe Lhamo) Lady Goddess
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   Dramitse Ngacham Dance of the Drums from Dramitse
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   Goen Zhey The classical dance of Goen
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   Namkha Tinmey Dhangwa The Cloudless Sky
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   Ney Pai Chha The Chha dance of Ney
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   Nubi Zheym The Zheym of Nub
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   Shagi Lochor (Shagi Laymo) The Fencing Dance of Sha
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   Sharle Karma Chi Shar One star rises in the east
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   Tshangkha Pai Ngachham Drum Dance of Tshangkha
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   Yak Chham The Dance of Yak
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ChinaPolicies and Actions
   A Ji La Mu (in Tibetan), La Mu, Lang Da, Zangju Tibetan Opera
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   Fujian Nanqu
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   Jiangzhou Guyue Jiangzhou Drumming Music
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   Jizhong Shengguanyue Jizhong Wind Pipe Sheng Music
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   Kunqu Kunqu Opera
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   Liyuanxi Liyuan Opera
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   Lusheng reed pipe wind instrument
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   Nuoxi
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   Qin (Guqin, Qixian)
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   Quanzhou Muqu Quanzhou Marionette Show
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IndiaPolicies and Actions
   Ankiya Nat One-act play
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   Baul Gaan Wandering Devotee Song
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   Hazagiri Hazagiri Dance
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   Kathak Nritya Kathak Dance
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   Kathakalakshepam
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   Pandavani Story of Pandava from Mahabharata
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   Purulia Chhau Seraikela Chhau (Bihar), Mayurbhanj Chhau (Orissa)
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   Ravanachhaya Shadow of Ravana
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   Sattriya Sattriya Dances of Assam
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   Teratali
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IndonesiaPolicies and Actions
   Angklung Caruk The fighting of Angklung
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   Gamelan Gambang
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   Gejok Lesung
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   Leuk Bi Boko
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   Rebana Biang Mother of the Rebana (one-headed drum)
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   Salawat Brahi
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   Saluang Darek
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   Saronen (Sronen)
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   Sasando
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   Tarawangsa
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IranPolicies and Actions
   Baghal Bazi Acting out the role of a grocer
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   Kheimeh-shab-bazi Puppet Play
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   Mirnouroozi (Kooseh Gardi)
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   Naghali Story-telling
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   Pahlavan Kachal (Kachalak-bazi) Baldy play
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   Pardehdari (Pardeh-khani) Narrating a story with pictures
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   Sayeh Bazi (Bazi-e-khial, Khial-Bazi) Shadow play
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   Ta'zieh
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   Takte-Howzi (Rohowzi, Siah bazi) Black Play
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   Torbat-e-Jam Dance with sticks, Play with sticks
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JapanPolicies and Actions
   Ainu Yukar (Yayerap, Sakorpe, Hawki, Oyna, etc.) Yukar of Ainu People
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   Atobe no Odori Nenbutsu Buddhist Invocation with Dance in Atobe
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   Awaji Ningyo Joruri Awaji Puppet Theatre
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   Inaba no Kirin Shishi-mai Kirin Dance of Inaba
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   Ise Daikagura Lion Dance of Ise
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   Itako no Kuchiyose Kuchiyose ritual by Itako
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   Kojin-biwa (Moso-biwa, Chikuzen-moso) Chanting Kojin sutras with instrument biwa
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   Motsu-ji no Ennen Ennen of Motsu-ji temple
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   Okinawa-Shibai Dramas of Okinawa
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Lao P.D.R.Policies and Actions
   Fon Bun Kin Chieng Lao Sung Hmong New Year Dance
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   Fon Pao Bang Bamboo Blowing Dance
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   Fon Poo Nheu Nha Nheu & Sing Keo Sing Kham New year Poo Nheu Nha Nheu and Sing Keo Sing Kham dance
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   Fon Uay Phone Well-wishing dance
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   Khab Sam Neua Sam Neua Folk Song
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   Khab Sam Sao
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   Khab Tai Dam Tai Dam Folk Song
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   Khaen Free reed bamboo wind instrument
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   Lam Phi Fa Singing to call the sky spirits
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   Pih Leu Lue flute
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   Tot Khmu flute
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MongoliaPolicies and Actions
   Bii (Bielgee) Mongolian Folk Dances
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   Boogiin Urlag Shamanistic Arts
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   Hoomii Throat Singing
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   Morin Huur (Ikhel) Horse-headed fiddle
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   Tol Avahuulah Aya (Maliin Uria) Coaxing words
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   Tovshuur
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   Tsam Tsam dances
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   Tsuur Tsuur wooden wind instrument
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   Tuul' Epic
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   Urtiin duu Long song
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MyanmarPolicies and Actions
   Bon-Gyi Aka Folk dance with Bon-Gyi drum
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   Do:bat Aka Folk dance with Do:bat drum
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   Ou:zi Aka Folk dance with Ou:zi drum
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NepalPolicies and Actions
   Balan
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   Dashawatara Tableau depicting ten incarnations of Lord Bishnu
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   Deuda
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   Ghatu
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   Hatti Nach Elephant Dance
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   Jhamre
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   Kartik Nach
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   Kauraha Nritya Kauraha Dance
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   Paisaru
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   Salaiju
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   Sorathi
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   Tamang Selo The Songs of Tamang people
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   Teej
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PhilippinesPolicies and Actions
   Komedya Comedy
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   Palo-palo Batanese war dance
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   Pangalay Dance
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   Subli Subli Ritual Dance
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PakistanPolicies and Actions
   Puttli Kari (Putli Tamasha, Katth Puttli) Making of Puppets
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Republic of KoreaPolicies and Actions
   Baeyeonshin-gut Baeyeonshin Shamanistic Ritual
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   Baltal Masked Puppet Show by Feet
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   Bukcheong Saja-nori Lion Dance of Bukcheong
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   Cheoyong-mu Cheoyong's Dance
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   Hahoe Byolshin-gut Talnori Mask Play of Hahoe Byolshin-gut Ritual
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   Hakmu Crane's Dance
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   Jindo Dasiraegi Funeral Farce Drama of Jindo
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   Jinju-Geommu Sword Dance of Jinju
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   Kangnung Tano-je A communal festival of Kangnung City
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   Kayagum Sanjo Kayagum's Scattered Melodies
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   Namhaean Pyolshin-gut Shamanistic ritual of Namhaean Sea coastal region
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   Salp'uri Ch'um Salp'uri Dance (A Dance with long silk scarf)
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   Seoul Sanam-gut A Gut for the well-being of the dead
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   Seungmu Buddhist Monk's Dance
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   Taepyeongmu Dance for the Peaceful Reign of King
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Sri LankaPolicies and Actions
   Kohomba Yak Kankariya (Kohomba Kan Kariya) Exploits of the God Kohomba
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   Kolam Masked Folk Play (literally, disguise or masquerade)
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   Raja Thun Kattuwa Easter Passion Play
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   Sanni Yakuma Ritual of the Sanni demon
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   Sokari
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   Vannam Recital/Dance Eulogy
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ThailandPolicies and Actions
   Hun Krabok Thai Puppet Show
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   Hun Lakhon Lek Drama puppetry
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   Khon Masked Play
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   Lakhon Chatri
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   Lam Tad
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   Likay Music drama
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   Moh Lam (Moh Lam Khlon, Moh Lam Moo) Traditional Isan style singing
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   Nang Talung Nang Khuan, Nang Khaek (former name) Shadow Play
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   Nohra (Manohra)
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   Phin Pia (Phin Phia, Pia, Phia)
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Viet NamPolicies and Actions
   Bi Doi Double-oboe
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   Ching Cheng Gong ensemble's performance
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   H'mon Epic Telling-singing
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   Kin Pang Then Celebration for Deities' Power
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   Mua Len Dong (Mua Hau Dong) Len Dong Dance (shaman dance)
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   Mua Roi Nuoc Water Puppetry
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   Quan Ho Alternating singing between girls and boys
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   Sec bua Carry-Gongs
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   Tong tap cac dieu mua Tai Collection of Tai dances
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   Trong Quan Army Drum
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