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Kandyan Dance Performance

Address: City hall, Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Well nothing great about it all normal problem with kandy is not much of a hertiage. Try walking around the city rather.

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Muscat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Oak Ray Hotel, 9, Deveni Rajsinghe Mawatha, Gatambe, Kandy Having had a pretty lacklustre and pricey lunch at the Oak Ray Hotel the day before, I was annoyed to find that he had dragged us back to the same venue to see the Kandyan Dancers. The guides and drivers give their name and company name to the person taking payment... More 

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Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

One hour of a colorful costumes show, drums beats, dance and acrobats.. the beats are loud but very enjoyable and relaxing, then the walking on the fire show out side is other fascinating thing..see it if you have spare time in the evening..

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I was not sure what to expect but the costumes were colourful and the music rhythmic and mono tonal, but the dancers and their acrobatics compensated for this. The male dancers combined strenuous dance techniques turns, spins, somersaults etc with the traditionalise dance steps. One funny moment was when one dancer in a frenzy of his pirouettes got caught up... More 

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Gorey, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Sorry but this really didn't do it for me. Fire walking was interesting, and the drumming was pretty good. Other than that, I couldn't see the attraction. I know some people love this kind of show but it wasn't very musical or entertaining. Still many of the audience watched from behind their cameras and mobile phones. It appeared that most... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Nice hour long show in Kandy. Fun, entertaining, and not too expensive 1000 rupees per person. They invite everyone close up at the end to watch some guys walk on coals. Would recommend this for a family thing.

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Sale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Mallawaarachchi Dancers at Kandy were something I thought would be very boring. Turned out that it was pretty enjoyable and the hour went pretty quickly. The old hall was packed, seems to be part of the tour circuit for tourists. Very Colorful, and lots of spinning and energetic dancing. Was over the drumming by the end, but worth a look... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Some of the reviewers here don't seem to know art nor how to enjoy life. If there's one thing in Kandy worth seeing, it's these dancers. I found the drum beat as well as the dance quite emotional. If you haven't yet, make sure to visit the almost nearby Sigiriya as well and the temple along the way but beware... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There are 3 places performing almost the same show covering Srilankan Kandyan and low country dancing practices which any one will really enjoy.They perform several types of dances during the show, according to their teachings. It is fascinating to watch their skills in drum beating and dancing. One can understand how much time they have dedicated to learn these techniques... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Good time pass ...on the whole average,but a few of the dances and acrobatics done by the artistes were mind blowing...ladies looked very pretty in their traditional costumes.

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