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Baul Songs
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Summary/Historical Context

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Baul Song

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

on this subject: Proclamation of Masterpieces 2005 - Element inscribed on the Representative list 2008

Place/country: Bangladesh,
Type: Documentary
Extract: 11:00. Total length: 02:00:00
Publisher/producer: Bangladesh National Commission for UNESCO,
Published in: 2005

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