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Folk Dance
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

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

News  /  Published 17.02.22

Prayers for Surajit Sengupta, folk dance practice and more

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 08.10.21

Chhau show for New Town complex residents on Mahalaya

“We wanted to host a performance that reflects our culture. Apart from other things, we are distributing masks and sanitisers to all those in need. We even have drones covering the event,”...
By Shubhi Tandon in Salt Lake


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