One day trip at ethnic village (Calcutta)
My friend is organizing a trip to an ethnic village.
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Planing a one day trip in a village in West Bengal known for its traditional folk art. The place is photographers paradise and so for the art lovers. Art lovers can also buy some art decos directly from the artists with a pocket friendly budget. Distance- around Protected content from Kolkata. We will be there by car.
Patachitra, an ancient folk art of Bengal, is appreciated by art lovers all over the world for its effortless style of drawings, colours, lines and space usage. The Patuas do not just paint, they also sing as they unfurl the painting scroll to show it to the audience. These songs are known as Poter Gaan. The songs are of wide variety ranging from traditional mythological tales and tribal rituals to stories based on modern Indian history and contemporary issues like protecting forests and preventing spread of HIV/AIDS. Patuas generally use natural colours, which they procure from various trees, leaves, flowers and clay. Would you like to be there?
We will explore another place on our way; a village known for ethnic mat (known as madur).
You can see eco-friendly mat making process and can buy one or two if you like. Date of journey- 23rd Nov Protected content . Time- 7 A.M. & we shall return in Kolkata within 7 P.M.