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Q.418

The Dance of the Black Hats is often performed in this country on special occasions and religious festivals, particularly to purify the surroundings and dispel evil spirits. This dance commemorates the assassination of a king named Langdarma in the first century AD, by a monk.

What was the occasion for a high-profile performance of this dance in October 2011?

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