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men practicing drums at Kerala Kalamandalam, India
January 16, 2016

Beat the Drum

Students study the chenda, or wooden drum, at India’s Kerala Kalamandalam, a famous art and culture school. “After a while [the] teacher asked them to take a break, but one student was continuing his practice,” says photographer Prasad Perakam. “That showed me his passion and dedication to this art.”

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Photograph by Prasad Perakam, National Geographic Your Shot

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