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  • A 5-member Folks of Bengal music team will perform at Urkult Festival in Sweden on August 4, while two Madur artists from Bengal will conduct a workshop at the fest from 2 to 4 August.
  • An exhibition of Kantha Embroidery, Wooden Dolls, Sabai and Basketry at Sushila Birla Girls’ School, Kolkata, from 2 to 4 August. Time: 7:30 am to 2:45 pm. Entry restricted. Contact school authorities to visit.
  • Folk performance and handicraft demonstration at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata on 15 April.
  • Bengali New Year celebration with Raibenshe performance and Chau dance at Biswa Bangla Haat on April 14 - 15, 2018.
  • 25 Baul singers, Dokra & Patachitra artists are participating in cultural exchange with young students from US under Communities Connecting Heritage programme.
  • Chandan Shil and Sumanta Das Baul will perform Baul songs at Biswa Bangla Haat on April 7 - 8, 2018.
  • A four-member team of Baul singers and musicians will participate in a music festival in Britanny, France, from May 5 to 10, 2018.

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  • 19 Dec

    Welcome to this exhibition to explore wonderful range of products made of natural fibres.

    ICCR and banglanatak dot com present charming weaves exhibition Naturally Bengal at Bengal ICCR Kolkata on 18 & 19 Dec, 2018.

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  • 16 Dec

    Welcome to Darjeeling Hills Folk Festival in Kolkata at Rabindratirtha in New Town.

    Experience the colourful songs and dances of Darjeeling at Rabindratirtha, New Town on December 15 - 16, 2018 at 6 pm to 7.30 pm.

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  • 28 Dec

    Bengal's biggest Chau-Jhumur music & dance festival begins at Bamnia in Purulia on December 22 - 28, 2018

    Bengal's biggest Chau-Jhumur music & dance festival begins at Bamnia in Purulia on December 22 - 28, 2018

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  • 28 Dec

    Celebrate the year-end with Sunderbans Utsav at Pakhiralaya, Gosaba.

    Celebrate the year-end with Sunderbans Utsav at Pakhiralaya, Gosaba from Dec 28 - 30, 2018

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  • 14 Dec

    Three-day Chau Mask festival at Charida in Purulia begins on December 14

    Three-day Chau Mask festival at Charida in Purulia from December 14 to December 16, 2018.

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  • 02 Aug

    An exhibition of Kantha Embroidery, Wooden Dolls, Sabai and Basketry to promote Bengal’s folk arts and crafts among students at Sushila Birla Girls’ School, Kolkata, from 2 to 4 August. Time: 7:30 am to 2:45 pm. Entry restricted. Contact school authorities to visit.

    An exhibition of Kantha Embroidery, Wooden Dolls, Sabai and Basketry to promote Bengal’s folk arts and crafts among students at Sushila Birla Girls’ School, Kolkata, from 2 to 4 August. Time: 7:30 am to 2:45 pm. Entry restricted. Contact school authorities to visit.

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  • 04 Aug

    A 5-member Folks of Bengal music team will perform at Urkult Festival in Sweden on August 4, while two Madur artists from Bengal will conduct a workshop at the fest from 2 to 4 August.

    A 5-member Folks of Bengal music team will perform at Urkult Festival in Sweden on August 4, while two Madur artists from Bengal will conduct a workshop at the fest from 2 to 4 August.

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  • 30 May

    Patachitra Presentation by Swarna Chitrakar at 7th General Assembly of UNESCO on 4 - 5 June, 2018 in Paris

    Patachitra Presentation on 4-5 June, 2018 at UNESCO, Paris

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  • 30 Mar

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Folk art center

Folk Art Centres at the hubs serve as community centres for practising the art and promoting cultural tourism, including heritage tourism. These centres have permanent exhibitions of the local art and craft genres. They also offer accommodation and local cuisine, on request, for visitors.

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