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Video & eBook | Reviving the Huka Banam: Fiddle of choice for the Santal communities – West Bengal

The Huka Banam has been a Santal tradition, particularly among the community in Purulia and Bankura. Since the last two decades or so however, the tradition has gradually become extinct. Only a handful of old timers are still familiar with … Continue reading

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Video | “Please sister, pluck me a flower”: Santal puppetry and dhodro banam exponent Damon Murmu documented by Daricha Foundation – West Bengal

Daman Murmu is a Santal puppeteer and Banam artist from North Dinajpur in West Bengal. He performs the rare Chadar Badani form of puppetry which is practically extinct among the Santals themselves. 69 year old artist, Damon Murmu of Mahanandapur … Continue reading

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eBook | Free catalogue: Banam: One of the ancient musical instruments of the Santals – West Bengal

https://archive.org/details/banamcatalogue2019 This bilingual catalogue in English and Santali documents the “Banam” music instrument making workshop hosted by the Museum of Santal Culture, Bishnubati village (Birbhum District, West Bengal, India) from September to November 2018. English text by Dr. Boro Baski … Continue reading

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Slideshow | “The Melodies of the Banam: One of the ancient musical instruments of the Santals” (Museum Day 2018) – West Bengal

Museum Day Celebration 2018 at Bishnubati The 5th Museum Day was celebrated on 9th December 2018 at Bishnubati. To create awareness and educate the people about the importance of their cultural heritage the Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust (GBAT) and the Museum of … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Banam Making Workshop at Bishnubati – West Bengal

After having several rounds of discussions on the format and concept of the Banam making workshop, the two day workshop on 18-19 August 2018 went on successfully in the museum campus at Bishnubati. It started at 9:30 am on the first … Continue reading

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