Story of India sung at JAPA- Justice and peace for all

Republic Panther singers tell us the stodry of india, the story of development, globalisation, lineralisation at the cost of poor, farmers the labourers, teh story of politicians, the story of religion. A MUST. This songw as sung at JAPA- the muscial evening at Bandra, Mumbai Feb 6th 2011

Sounds of Silence- Kabir Kala Manch, Binayak Sen, Seema Azaad , Arun Ferreira

India Matters NDTV Till two years ago, the Kabir Kala Manch, a Pune-based group of cultural activists would sing for Dalit audiences all over Maharashtra. Their songs of protest and change reflected the reality of their community. The groups popularity soared in 2006 after four members of the Bhaiyalal Bhotmange family were hacked to death […]

Kamancha player singing a traditonal folk lovesong in Jaisalmer Rajasthan

November 2010: Street musician in Jaisalmer India sings in a touching way a love song. He accompanies himself on Kamancha: a traditional Indian string instrument. For photo- and travelreport see www.travelbyphoto.nl

‘Jogi Jogiyan Ta Sang’ by Mooralala Marwada

The story of a princess who gives up her palace and comforts to take the path of the wandering yogis is a mythic one in our culture. After Meera Bai, here is Raamkali. In her voice, the Sindhi Sufi poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai expresses his longing for detachment. Few people see clearly how wealth […]

Rajasthani Busker playing Ravanhatta at Dharamkot

A busker from Rajasthan playing a Ravanhatta at Dharamkot in Himachal Pradesh, India. The ravahatta is a two-string stick fiddle from Northwest India used by religious singers called bhopa to accompany the epic tales of Pabuji, a fourteenth century hero. It is has a wooden body and a small coconut resonator covered in skin. There […]

Blind Busker

A blind man playing for coins outside the buddhist caves near Lonavala, India.

Rajasthani Girl and her Dad Busking!

See and hear this traditional Indian singing and music. This spectacle was filed in Pushkar India.

Folk Music of India – Meghalaya, Bah Kerios Wahlang

Experience the magic of Bah Kerios Wahlang, a folk music master from Meghalaya. His folk songs give a voice to the sacred forest of Mawphlang. If trees could sing this is how they would sound. The Music by Bah Kerios Wahlang The music that I love  The music that I love    The music that […]

‘Sri Choron Paabo’ by Parvathy Baul

The ultimate Truth, or God, can be found only if our longing is intensely one-pointed. Even a flicker of distraction takes this experience out of our feeble grasp. The poet Panju Shah declares in this song that he seeks only the feet of his guru. That is his sole purpose for taking birth. He challenges […]

‘Kichhu Din Mone Mone’ by Parvathy Baul

Keep something to yourself! At least for a few days. A strange call in our age of show and display. The poet urges us not to fritter away the treasure we have in exhibitionism and display. Typical of the oral traditions, there are different opinions about who the poet is of this beautiful song. Parvathy […]

Ektara By Mrighanavi

Ektara (Bengali: একতারা, Punjabi: ਇਕ ਤਾਰਾ; literally “one-string”, also called iktar, ektar, yaktaro gopichand) is a one-string instrument most often used in traditional music from Bangladesh, India, Egypt, and Pakistan. In origin the ektara was a regular string instrument of wandering bards and minstrels from India and is plucked with one finger. The ektara usually […]

Heart Of Bengal

Journey into West Bengal India to meet the Bauls of India. Baul (Bengali:) are a group of mystic minstrels from Bengal. Bauls constitute both a syncretic religious sect and a musical tradition. Bauls are a very heterogeneous group, with many sects, but their membership mainly consists of Vaishnava Hindus and Sufi Muslims.[1][2] They can often […]

Musafir Gypsies of Rajasthan & Jaipur Kawa Brass Band (India)

Booking: www.artways.com – info@artways.com Musafir Gypsies of Rajasthan: Nomads from the Thar desert of India with devotional gypsies dances…and plenty of other surprises that gives a magical illusion. 8 artists. Jaipur Kawa Brass Band:Inheritance from the British empire, Jaipur Kawa Brass Band is an authentic street parade. Jaipur Kawa Brass Band is synonym of joy […]

Hindu Jea Band, Jaipur Playing Aarti Ganga Tera pani at Haridwar

HIndu Jea Band, Jaipur Haldiyon ka Rasta, Johari Bazaar, Jaipur Kishan Lal Thadani & Avinash Thadani M:- +9198290 56508, 98290 69911 E:- hindujeaband@gmail.com

Mass bamboo dance at Reiek, Mizoram

Mizo youngsters take part in the “Cheraw dance” – a traditional mass bamboo dance of Mizoram on the occasion of Anthurium Festival 2013 at Reiek Village. Is it true that the Mizos call this dance Cherawkan while the Maara call it “Rakhâ tla”? So says a viewer! The Anthurium Festival is a 3 day-long event […]

Tlanglam Dance – Mizo folk dance from India

Mass Tlanglam dance performed by Mizo youth during Anthurium Festival in Mizoram. Tlanglam is performed throughout the length and breadth of the State. Using music of Puma Zai, there have been several variations of the dance. This dance is one of the most popular dances these days by our cultural troupes in various places. Both […]

Dancing in the rain: Mizo harvest dance tradition

The show goes on, even in the rain! And how apt that the theme involves broadcasting seeds and sowing a new crop in the fields… Young Mizo girls show the traditional way of ploughing rice field, weaving clothes, sowing seeds, cleaning rice grains etc in the form of dance at Anthurium festival 2013. Viewer Pau […]

Mizo girls burn up the floor with dance to K-Pop song

Mizo girls putting up a dance performance at the Anthurium Festival which takes place in Aizawl, Mizoram, in the north-east of India. The Anthurium Festival is a 3 day-long event organized every year in September by the state govt. of Mizoram with the aim to promote tourism in the state and also encourage Anthurium cultivation […]