Singhi Chham

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Singhi Chham is a folk dance form in India, whereby the dancers perform in a lion costume that represents the snow lion. This dance was introduced in the 18th century by Chakdor Namgyal, the third Chogyal of Sikkim.[1]

It is usually performed during the Panglapsool festival.[2]

See also[edit]

Lion dance


  1. ^ "Singhi Chham Dance".
  2. ^ J. R. Subba (2008). History, Culture and Customs of Sikkim. Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd. p. 193. ISBN 9788121209649.