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Address: City hall, Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 0771358955

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Beautiful showcasing of Sri Lanka Culture

Beautiful showcasing of Sri Lanka Culture through this dance performance and skit... It is a one hour performance which also include a fire dance which is great to watch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The dance is a traditional Sri Lankan dance however it was not worth the time or money as it was very boring, towards the end there are a few men that walk on fire but again nothing to spectacular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Expert dancers and drummers thrilled the audience on the night I attended. The costumes and dramatic performances were breathtaking and the talent of the dancers was spectacular. I have never seen men spinning on stage like these and the acrobatics on limited stage space was little short of amazing. You really must make time for this show. Especially if you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Beautiful showcasing of Sri Lanka Culture through this dance performance and skit... It is a one hour performance which also include a fire dance which is great to watch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We found the dance quite interesting! The dancers seem to really enjoy what they are doing and are proud of it, they should be! Although it's not a super professional presentation it was good enough and worth the visit. You see a lot if different dances with different rithms and clothes. The clothes are very cool and traditional. The drums... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

There are 3 places near the tooth temple, where the cultural show happens at 5pm. All of them have a similar format and ticket charge ( LKR1000). The dancers are good but does lack the coordination at times. Music is interesting. A leaflet listing the dances are given. The show goes on for 1 hour and there is a good... More 

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Faridabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

It was awesome to see this cultural show comprising of well coordinated traditional Sri Lanka dancing art being kept alive. Must see when in Kandy. Each Dance was very well explained for Tourists to get its basic insight. Enjoyable experience

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

When in Kandy a trip to a Kandyan Dance performance is a must do. After all, when else are you likely to do it? We went to the Kandyan Cultural Centre near the Temple of the Tooth - our guide explained this was the best place to see the dancing. The performance had about a dozen different dances with a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The so called cultural show consists of 10 dances and a piece of paper with a brief explanation of their meaning. Several of the dancers are good with the rest just mediocre. The show ends with "coal dancers" running across the flames outside of the building. The show is ok, but definitely lacks explanation, sufficient cultural context, and interaction with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

It is a nice addition to your things to do in Kandy. A 1000 rs per person is a tad expensive. The dance loses coordination sometimes..yet a good overall experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is an impressive display of local dance and music, staged in what has been an old theatre and running for one hour. The music (which is mostly drumming) is at times excessively loud, but quite good to listen to and the dancing is entertaining and very energetic. The room is quite hot, there is some smoke at one point... More 

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