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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

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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 | “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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Museums recommended by the Daricha Foundation: A window to the world for India’s tribal arts and their practitioners – West Bengal

AKSHAYAKUMARMAITREYAHERITAGE MUSEUM, North Bengal University AMULYA PRATNASHALA, Hooghly ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM, Tamluk ASUTOSH MUSEUM OF INDIAN ART, University of Calcutta BAGNAN ANANDA NIKETAN KIRTISHALA, Howrah BANGIYA SAHITA PARISHAD CHITRASALA, Kolkata BISHNUPUR ACHARJYA JOGESH CHANDRA PURAKRITI BHAWAN (BANKURA DISTRICT MUSEUM) CENTRAL MUSEUM, … Continue reading

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The Sohrai harvest festival of the Santals: Photos and customs explained by the Daricha Foundation – West Bengal and Jharkhand

The harvest festival of Sohrai is the biggest and most important festival of the Santals. During this festival, Santals pay homage to their gods and their ancestors as a thanksgiving for their crops, their cattle, their ploughs and everything that … Continue reading

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