The Bauls are mystic minstrels living in rural Bangladesh and West Bengal, India. The Baul movement, at its peak in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, has now regained popularity among the rural population of Bangladesh. Their music and way of life have influenced a large segment of Bengali culture, and particularly the compositions of Nobel Prize laureate Rabindranath Tagore This material cannot be posted online in full. It is available for consultation in our Reading Room only
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Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List/Inscriptions 2008 sur la liste représentative
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Credits: Bangladesh National Commission for UNESCO (publisher), UNESCO (producer).
Published in: 2005
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