Category Archives: Music and dance

A craft workshop for Santal women in Purulia: Determined to overcome poverty – West Bengal

This is the first time we have ventured out of traditional art/craft, but there is a connection because the skills necessary for this craft are traditional and the primary material, familiar.  We plan to revisit these villages in a few … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Banam Making Workshop at Bishnubati – West Bengal

After having several rounds of discussions on the format and concept of the Banam making workshop, the two day workshop on 18-19 August 2018 went on successfully in the museum campus at Bishnubati. It started at 9:30 am on the first … Continue reading

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The four-day “Ziro Festival of Music”: An outdoor festival enhanced by nature’s beauty – Arunachal Pradesh

Festival date (2017): 28 September – 1 October Founded in 2012, Ziro Festival of Music is held in the picturesque Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh once a year. The four-day event remains an adventure in the fields, with musicians coming together … Continue reading

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Workshop on Banam Making: Appreciation for the ancient musical string instrument of the Santals – West Bengal

1st Phase-Workshop on Banam Making (One of the ancient musical instruments of the Santals) Date & Time: 18-19 August 2018, from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm Venue:  Museum of Santal Culture, Bishnubati, Birbhum Organized by Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust, Birbhum, West … Continue reading

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Santals as a community: A brief introduction to their culture and approach to development

A brief introduction of Santal life and culture and our approach to development by Dr. Boro Baski | Read the full text: A brief introduction of Santal life and culture and our approach to development >> Santals as a community We, … Continue reading

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