Category Archives: Music and dance

“The Melodies of the Banam: One of the ancient musical instruments of the Santals” (Museum Day 2018) – West Bengal

Date and venue 9th December 2018 at 2:30 pm, at Museum of Santal Culture, Bishnubati, Birbhum Chief Guest Dr. Ratan Soren, Head, Dept. of Santali & Member, Centre for Adivasi Studies and Museum, Vidyasagar University, Medinipur Guests of Honour Prof. Ranjana Roy, … Continue reading

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Giving ‘voice’ to Adivasi communities in India and inspiring projects in other states: Bhasha Research and Publication Centre – Gujarat

Bhasha Research and Publication Centre was founded in 1996 with the purpose of giving ‘voice’ to Adivasi communities in India. The Adivasi Academy is founded by Bhasha at Tejgadh in Chhotaudepur district of Gujarat as an institute to combine the … Continue reading

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The main festival celebrated of the Santal community (December-January): Sorhae “thanksgiving” – West Bengal, Jharkhand, Assam, Nepal, and Bangladesh

Singing and Dancing, a Festivity of Unity By Boro Baski | Translated by Joel Tudu Sorhae is the biggest festival of the Santals. The Santals of Malda, Murshidabad, Dinajpur, Birbhum, Bardhaman district, together with the Santals of Jharkhand, Assam, Nepal, and … Continue reading

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“Magnetic Fields”: Festival of Contemporary Music & Arts (14-16 December 2018) – Rajasthan

For recent reports on “”tribal music”, “Adivasi dance”, “tribe performing arts” and similar topics, use the search field seen below: Google custom search – Indian press coverage of tribal culture and education Festival date (2018): 14-16 December | Learn more: http://magneticfields.in Started … Continue reading

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Globalising a tribal art based on geometric forms: Mandana drawings – Rajasthan

Koshilaya Devi, a 68-year-old artist from Rajasthan’s Baran city has been working hard to preserve and conserve the traditional white chalk on red background Mandana drawings | Read the full story in the Hindustan Times (24 August 2016) >> A 68-year-old woman … Continue reading

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