Category Archives: Puppetry

Museum of Santal Culture: A Catalogue on Santal Cultural Items – West Bengal

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Alternative address for directly browsing or downloading the full PDF-version: https://archive.org/details/Catalogue-Museum-of-Santal-Culture-Bishnubati (i.e. select “Catalogue-Museum-of-Santal-Culture-Bishnubati-2018.pdf” under the menu DOWNLOAD OPTIONS). Tips … Continue reading

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Video | The unique puppetry of the Santals: Chadar Badar (Chadar Bandhani) – Bihar & West Bengal

Chadar Badar puppetry is unique to the Santal. The Chadar Badar is made of wood, bamboo and fabric, and works on a simple mechanism. The name Chadar Badar, often referred to as Chadar Bandhani, may be derived from the practice … Continue reading

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Video | Giving India’s indigenous people a voice: Citizen’s journalism facilitated by CGNet Swara mobile phone network

In rural India, where Internet penetration can be less than one percent (leading to a “dark” media zone), journalist Shubhranshu Choudhary started a mobile phone network to help people voice local issues and concerns. Since CGNet Swara launched in 2010, … Continue reading

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Slideshow | “Cadence and Counterpoint: Documenting Santal Musical Traditions” – A virtual exhibition on Google Cultural Institute

To view the actual slideshow, watch a video on Santal puppetry, listen to a rare 1914 recording and read the full story, click here >> The Santals are known for their rich seren-enec, or song dance traditions. Music, dance, song and poetry … Continue reading

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Highlighting the Santal’s autonomous aesthetics on a national level: Rare exhibits and photographs of music and puppetry from Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal – National Museum New Delhi

Suanshu Khurana, Indian Express, New Delhi, April 26, 2015 | To read the full story and view the photo in full size, click here >> […] Comprising rare photographs of music and dance and daily activities of the Santals, the … Continue reading

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