Video | Santali dances performed at the Sahitya Akademi’s Festival of Letters (February 2017) – New Delhi

YouTube post by Sunder Manoj Hembrom
Sahitya Akademi reak̕ Meghdoot akhṛare John Soren ar unire̠n do̠l Bado̠li.

This was the first song in the programme at Meghdoot Open Air Theatre, performed by Badoli Cultural Troupe on 25 February 2017.

Among the main types of Santali folksongs are the Sohrae, Don, Lagre, Durumjak’, etc. All four were performed by the Badoli group at the Festival of Letters 2017. A notable exception was the Dasae dance which is performed only by men.

Information courtesy: Dr. Ivy Hansdak, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia University New Delhi (email 20 March 2017)

Performed by Badoli Cultural Group, Dumka (SP) at Meghdoot Open Air Theatre, Lalit Kala Akademi, N. Delhi. Video courtesy: Dr. Ivy Hansdak

Santali Dance performence by Badoli Cultural Group
Dumka (Santal Parganas) on the occasion of SAHITYOTSAVA 2017 at Meghdoot Open Air Theatre, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi 25 February 2017

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