Category Archives: Dress and ornaments

“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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The Toda, Naga, Rabari and Banjara communities: Discoveries in India’s largest collection of royal and ancient costumes – Gujarat

The largest collections of royal and ancient costumes in India – Gujarat Toda, Naga, Rabari and Banjara costumes figure in internationally acclaimed collection royal and ancient costumes – Gujarat | Learn more >> More about these communities follow a virtual journey … 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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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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Tip | Tribal collections in India’s ethnographic museums

Tip: Click the button on the left top to select the layer labelled Ethnographic Museums; then scroll to find the Ethnographic museum in a region of special interest, and click on its rhombus-shaped (purple) placeholder for more information (including a link … Continue reading

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