4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Oral tradition plays an important role in Ladakhi society. It can be seen celebrated throughout Ladakh in the form of music, dance, fables, songs, proverbs, stories, narrations of poetic epics. Storytelling has always been an important winter activity in Ladakh. Our panelists will present a range of topics including the forms of oral narratives of Ladakh, importance of storytelling, interplay of oral narratives in the present socio-political sphere with themes ranging from nationalism, climate change and the impact of unsustainable development.
Dr. Disket Angmo in conversation with Gen Thupstan Paldan, Sh Tsering Norboo Martse and Sh Padma Rigzin.