Sunil Thandar :: Sunil Thandar & his Raibneshe team
Raibneshe artiste Sunil Thandar and his group, Dhali Raibneshe Brotochari Sangho, in rehearsal at their village, Murundi near Charkolgram, in Birbhum district of West Bengal. Raibneshe is a medieval martial art form in Bengal. For nearly a hundred years now, it has been reconstructed as a folk dance form. It was brought to the public eye by Gurusaday Dutta, civil servant, folklorist and writer during his tenure in Birbhum in the early thirties.
Location : Murundi village, Charkolgram, Birbhum, West Bengal
Duration : 3m 46s
Instruments used : Dhol
Source : Live recording
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Subject : Martial dance, Raibneshe