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Folk Culture
Culture  /  Published 18.09.22

To war, in step

Saheli Majhi is known in Gonnaserandi village in Bengal’s East Burdwan district as a Raibeshe dancer. “Raibeshe is not for girls, I had been told,” she tells The Telegraph. Neverthel...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Events  /  Published 27.08.22

Kobitay Kathalap Utsav to celebrate multi-dimensional art on September 9 and 10

The festival will conclude with the performance of 10 dhaakis.  Tickets for the two-day event will cost Rs 300 each. Click on the link below to purchase https://insider.in/kobitay-kathalap-utsa...
By Subhadrika Sen

Lifestyle  /  Published 04.07.22

‘Mukhosh Khela’: The masked dance forms of West Bengal

The female deity, especially forms of Kali or Chandi, feature heavily in Gomira dances, which are usually based on themes of good versus evil. In South Dinajpur, the tri-headed wooden mask of Mahiraba...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty


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