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

To download the full report, click here >> The Banam of the Santals is a primitive folk fiddle which accompanies many Santal dances. The Banam comes in various shapes and forms – Dhodro, Huka, Kendri and more recently, Phentor. While the Dhodro Banam is prevalent in … 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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Video | A free spirit devoted to the Huka Banam (bowed fiddle) and Murli (flute): An interview with Santal musician Nunulal Marndi by Daricha Foundation – West Bengal

Uploaded on Mar 1, 2016 An expert in the Huka Banam and Murli, Nunulal Marndi is a talented musician who lives life by his own rules. Nunulal Marndi is a free spirited, self taught Santal musician who plays strictly for … Continue reading

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Video | New documentary video on music instruments by Adivaani.org: Banam lutes and fiddles – Jharkhand and West Bengal

Banam Raja from adivaani on Vimeo. Banams are the lutes and the fiddles of the Santal people. They are made from locally available material–wood, vegetables and animal hide. The most common banams still made and played by Santals are the … Continue reading

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Video | Banam: Lutes and fiddles of the Santal people – Jharkhand and West Bengal

Banam Raja from adivaani on Vimeo. At the end of the day, Santals return to music to become whole again. They bring out their instruments into the courtyard and music, lyrics and song turn into stars in the night sky. … Continue reading

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