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Experience Dol Utsav with soulful folk songs of Bauls and fakir of Birbhum

Events to look forward to this Holi season

The Telegraph Published 24.02.23, 02:33 PM
Tanmoy Bose

Tanmoy Bose The Telegraph

What: Rang (colour of the spring): Art, Music & Soul

Where: Moram Earth, Bolpur When: March 1 and 2; daylong


Expect: A couple of days dedicated to dance, music and celebration of life, curated by tabla maestro and percussionist Tanmoy Bose. The Art Illuminates Mankind (AIM) and Tabla. inc’s initiative will be held in the midst of nature in Moram, an eco-resort in Santiniketan. Prabhat Feri, Flute and Sarod recitals, Kirtan, Manipuri, Baul performance and Rabindrasangeet make it a soulful package.

Artists like Basudeb Baul, Kartik Das Baul, Mansoor Fakir, Aakash Fakir, Krishnadas Baul, Sadhan Das Bairagi, Maki Kajumi, Arjun Kheypa, Lakhan Das Baul, Kanaidas Baul and Manali Bose (thumri) are slated to take part.

Guests will be able to enjoy pottery and weaving too.

Pocket pinch: Stay + Food (breakfast, lunch, evening snacks + dinner) + Activities + Workshops + Evening concert: Rs 9,500/- (package for two nights and three days; per person); Day Out At Moram: Food (lunch + evening snacks) + Activities + Workshops + Evening Concert = Rs 1,500/- (per day per person); Evening concerts Rs 500/- (per day per person)

Organiser speak:

“Experience the Dol Utsav with the soulful folk songs of Bauls and fakir of Birbhum with abir and palashphool. Experience the art and music of Bengal at its best through a variety of events like Prabhatpheri, Baul Akhra, Charka Session, esraj and sitar recitals, dance and many such events. Spend two days in the lap of nature with beautifully served delicious Bengali cuisines made mostly with the organic vegetables grown at Moram itself,” said Sonali Chakraborty, one-half of AIM.

For details: Call 9830378944

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