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Baul Songs


Language: English

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

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Place/region: Bangladesh, Asia and the Pacific
Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
Extract: 11 min. Total length:
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Publisher: Bangladesh National Commission for UNESCO
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Original: Betacam
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/00453
File No: AVFONDS-CLTICH-2008-00045-00107.DV
Rights holder: UNESCO