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“Variety of dances”

Kandyan Dance Performance
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US$14.00*
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Private Full-Day Tour of Kandy Sights Including Kandy Cultural Dance Show
Ranked #2 of 2 Concerts & Shows in Kandy
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The kandyan heritage
Forest Glen, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Variety of dances”
Reviewed 24 July 2014

This hour-long show kept its pace moving along, with a variety of dances, both male and female, as well as drumming and acrobatics. Fire-eating was also included, with coals and fire walking rounding off the show.
If you are not with a tour group, I suggest you get there early, otherwise you might be stuck behind someone tall. Choose a seat in the front row of the higher step up.

Visited July 2014
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
Level 5 Contributor
37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fully worth it!”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

If you are a TOURIST to both my beloved-Kandy and Sri Lanka.... this is a Must-See. In leass than 75 minutes you get a fair over-view of our songs, dances and cultural beliefs (i.e. fear of evil and love of peace). Tickets can be bought through your Tour operator, Hotel, Guest-House or at the entrance. No need for a guide or your driver.

Visited July 2014
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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Firewalking”
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Lovely to see all the costumes, an drumming, did get a little repetitive.

You can take photos of the dancing, which is nice.

Best part comes when the fire walkers come out at the end, everyone gets up and gathers around them to watch them walking over hot fire coals. Then it all ends and they just leave the hot coals for everyone to see how hot they are.

So with no Sri Lanka people around, we did our own walking over the hot coals

Visited July 2014
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Cape Town
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“cultural dancing”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

very contrived definitely aimed at tourists, the juggler was impressive. the highlight was the fire walking which is right at the end . Go early to get a decent seat

Visited June 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A chance to see Sri Lankan culture through dance”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Very hit and uncomfortable chairs . Only 1 hour and you can purchase drinks/ snacks fairly cheaply . A good way of seeing some traditional dance and fire walking at the end . Children may find it a bit tedious.

Visited July 2014
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