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Film about Nepalese culture and tradition

Come to the screening of these two excpetional short films tracing the history and life of children and families brought up in the traditional Nepalese culture.
The screening will be followed by a discussion of the living conditions of Nepelese women.

Cultural Film about Nepalese culture and tradition Méribel

About

On Monday 15 August 2022 from 20:00:00 in 21:00:00
Méribel (73550)

"The kumaris, child godesses of Nepal" (30 minutes)
Meet the living godess of the Newars, in the mortal form of a little girl: the Kumari.
This tradition means that very young girls are isolated to be venerated. The prepubescent girls are the living incarnation of the godess Durga.

"Nepal, taboo blood" (20 minutes)
For Nepalese women periods are taboo, a tradition that kills.

Followed by a discussion of living condition and treatment of women in Nepal.

Prices

Free of charge.

Reception

Languages spoken : French

Dates

From 15/08 to 22/08/2022, every Monday between 8 pm and 9 pm.

Access

Flocon Vert 27 place Maurice Front - Maison du Tourisme Méribel - Centre 73550 Méribel
Information update on 12/05/2022 by Méribel Tourisme