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This video elaborates on the deeper meaning of folk songs in the Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh, with particular references to nature and tradition. It follows the songs as well as conversations with people who perform them.
Dr Vyathit explains the various aspects of the folk songs, dances and theatre of the Kangra Valley in Himachal Pradesh, beginning with the specific role of the Scheduled Caste community and the purpose behind these art forms. The video follows the Pakhru type of songs (related to the…
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The Case of Sidhbari and Rakkar in the Kangra Valley Every region in a country as vast as India has its own cultural variations. Although the cultural principles may remain the same, the manifestation of these principles is often different. This is implicit in the formation of any village, its…
This module contains a series of multimedia elements that elaborate the stories echoing through the mountains of the Kangra Valley in Himachal Pradesh, whether in the form of song, theatre, or traditional painting techniques. The stories are set across lines of kinship, usually between daughter-in-…