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Tip | Santal history and customs explained by the Daricha Foundation – West Bengal and Jharkhand

The Santals, a proto-Austroloid racial group,  are the largest tribe in West Bengal accounting  for more than 50% of the state`s tribal population. Other than West Bengal, their major concentration is in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Tripura. … Continue reading

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Video & slideshow | Wall Art of the Santals: Glimpses from Purulia (Daricha Foundation) – West Bengal

Watch a video by Daricha Foundation and recommend on YouTube >> View a slideshow by Daricha Foundation >> Courtesy: Ratnaboli Bose (email 13 February 2018) © 2018 Daricha Foundation: www.daricha.org Tips For related posts, click on the hyperlinks seen below this post (Categories, Tags) More posts … Continue reading

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Video | “Chadar Badni” Santal Puppetry: Daricha’s Artist of the Month –  West Bengal

Chadar Bad(o)ni is a form of traditional Santal puppetry, practised by just a few members of the community. Performance by Sahadev Kisku and his group. http://www.daricha.org/sub_genre.aspx… © 2017 Daricha Foundation. All rights reserved. http://www.daricha.org Courtesy: Ratnaboli Bose (email 1 January … Continue reading

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Video | “Reviving the Huka Banam”: A Workshop in support of Santal instrumental music (Daricha Foundation) – West Bengal

The Huka Banam has been a Santal tradition, particularly in Purulia and Bankura. However, this ancient instrument is gradually becoming extinct and there are just a handful of practitioners left today. This workshop was organized as an initial step towards … Continue reading

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Video | A free spirit devoted to the Huka Banam (bowed fiddle) and Murli (flute): An interview with Santal musician Nunulal Marndi by Daricha Foundation – West Bengal

Uploaded on Mar 1, 2016 An expert in the Huka Banam and Murli, Nunulal Marndi is a talented musician who lives life by his own rules. Nunulal Marndi is a free spirited, self taught Santal musician who plays strictly for … Continue reading

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