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Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show

7 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 226 0666
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We would normally go to a show like this as we always thought it could be exploitative. The show... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Kandyan dance

Beautiful dance show, cultural and not that expensive, description is written in every language... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Taghreed A
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The Kandy Lake Club Cultural Dance Show is a stimulating Sri Lankan Arts, Dance & Cultural Heritage Show that is a must see for any visitor who visits the historic city of Kandy. The Kandy Lake Club Dance started in 1982 with the view of having a cultural dance performance bringing together all Sri Lankan dance types to one platform. It is the first Cultural Dance Show of its kind to be established in Sri Lanka. It has since become a tourist attraction for many people visiting the country and keen on a glimpse of its rich cultural heritage. Hence it has been performing continuously for the last 35 years. Dance techniques unique to areas of the island are usually passed on from generation to generation. These Dances are performed at local ceremonies and rituals using drums and costumes that are unique to each area. Among the attractions are the Dances depicting the majestic walk of the elephant, colourful performance of the peacock and the mystical movements of the cobra.There are also
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7 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 226 0666
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We would normally go to a show like this as we always thought it could be exploitative. The show was a mixture of traditional Kandian/Sri Lankan music and dance performed a a group of men and women in traditional dress. The finale was fire eating...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful dance show, cultural and not that expensive, description is written in every language. They would make it a great show if they served dinner and the show

Thank Taghreed A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice performance, good artists some with very good skills. Last is walking over fire. If you want a picture with the guy and hold a fire torts than it is recommend to give some money. Talked not to long approx 1 Hour, but there is...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We loved the show. 12 different native dances were presented, plus a fire walking show at the end. We called ahead and reserved front row seats which were fantastic. Best thing we did in Kandy. Came in expecting an average show, boy was I wrong!...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A brilliant dance show with lots of talented dancers. The costumes were beautiful and each dance varied. We saw drums, acrobatics, fire dancing, fire eating and fire walking. We reserved tickets via their FB page the day before which meant we sat in the front...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoy experiencing the traditional dances of Kandy. Big tourist attraction. Enjoyed the dancing but not the fire walking that followed.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a really nice show to see. They show us many types of cultural dances, then the fire dance. The entry fee is 1000rs. It starts 5 pm for one hour but i recommend going early and reserve a good seat for you to...More

Thank Qusai A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very interesting cultural show. The music was wonderful and the dancers superb. The interesting costumes added to the spectacle

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended this show today evening. Auditorium is on hill overlooking Kandy town. Show performed by about 22 dancers, male & females. Show depicts Traditional Sri Lankan culture as regards dances. Show starts with ceremonial drums & ends with fire walking. One dance VES NATUMA was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The joy from the dancers was probably the most fun part of this performance. It was a display of sound colour and movement and a great way to learn about Sri Lankan culture. Whilst it’s not far from the lake in kms it’s quite a...More

Thank Claire M
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Scott C
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Response from Sameera_EWB | Property representative |
Dear Sir, As you uploaded photos to the facebook you have gone to a wrong dance show you did not come to our dance show. It called KANDYAN DANCE PERFORMANCE.our dance is called KANDY LAKE CLUB. even it's called kandy lake... More
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Shaymaa K
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Response from AK14uk | Reviewed this property |
No issues with veiled women The country is multicultural and saw muslim ladies waking around with the veil
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30 March 2017|
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Response from Mark L | Reviewed this property |
No you can buy at the show door
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