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Performing Arts

One interpretation of the performing arts as intangible cultural heritage, is described by UNESCO as follows:

"The performing arts range from vocal and instrumental music, dance and theatre to pantomime, sung verse and beyond. They include numerous cultural expressions that reflect human creativity and that are also found, to some extent, in many other intangible cultural heritage domains."

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Performance Arts: Mime

Mime:  the art or technique of portraying a character, mood, idea, or narration by gestures and bodily movements; pantomime. (

Picture by Ashok Majumder and reproduced from TelegraphIndia

Jogesh Dutta is a well known Indian mime who created the Jogesh Mime Academy and Padaboli


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In the African-American church, mime is being used as an expression of faith.