Museum of Santal Culture in Bishnubati village: Museum Day celebration 2019 – West Bengal

6th Museum Day Celebration

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Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust and the Museum of Santal Culture invites you to join us in the inauguration of the new annex of the museum

Exhibition of photographs of one hundred years of old Santal life, stones and sculptures
(অৗরিচৗলি উৎসব)

9th December 2019 at 2:00 pm, at Museum of Santal Culture, Bishnubati, Birbhum

Guests of Honour
Dr. Doneshwar Manjhi, Head, Dept. of Santali, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan
Prof. Sanchayan Ghosh, Head, Dept. of Painting, Kala-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati

• Seminar: ‘Museum of Santal Culture: Its future and the possibilities of attracting mainstream visitors.
• Inauguration of HAPRAM DANDER.
• Rarely performed Santali dance and Songs: Balaya sereng, Jawai/Bahu eger sereng, Gai jagao sereng by the elders of Bishnubati and Ashadullapur.
• Santali play by Gobinda Baski and his team from Ghosaldanga and Bishnubati.
• Childrens’ play in Santali by Parboti Murmu, Sushila Hansda and their students from Ghosaldanga.
• Gymnastics by German student volunteer Talina Brehm and the hostel students of Hihiri-Pipiri.
• Santali-Bengali play by village youth directed by Moupiya Banerjee and Sumanta Sarkar of Urotaar theatre group, Kolkata
• Chadar Badoni and Sarpa dance by Ramjit Mardi and junior youth leaders.

Ramjit Mardi-8670244810; Bimol Baski- 8116142104; Bhabini Baski-9932250251 and Boro Baski- 9002188716
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Santal culture: music, video, eBooks and more

Audio | Santali Traditional and Fusion Songs: Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust – West Bengal

Boro Baski

eBook | Background guide for education

eBook | Free catalogue: Banam: One of the ancient musical instruments of the Santals – West Bengal

eBook | Free catalogue: Museum of Santal Culture (Bishnubati) – West Bengal

eBook | “Santals Celebrate the Seasons”: Creativity fostered by Ashadullapur Gramin Silpa & Sastha Bidhan Kendra – West Bengal

Education and literacy | Right to education

eJournal | Writing and teaching Santali in different alphabets: A success story calling for a stronger sense of self-confidence

Infusing the Santhali Element in Schooling by Rina Mukherji

RSV School & Museum of Santal Culture

Santal | Santal Parganas | The Santals by Boro Baski | Santal music

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

Santal village development and social work inspired by Rabindranath Tagore: Visva-Bharati’s Sriniketan – West Bengal


“Saving our heritage”: An insider’s article on modern education and cooperation in support of Adivasi traditions and values – West Bengal

Tagore and rural culture

The Importance of a Community Museum: Its Role in the Education and the Development of the Santals – West Bengal

Video | Roots and Branches: The Lifeworld of an Enlightened Villager in West Bengal

Video | Santali video album “Ale Ato” (Our Village, Part 1 of 2) – West Bengal

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