Lopamudra Talukdar - Items filtered by date: January 2018
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 03:55

Gomira: The tradition of mask-dance

Kushmandi, a tiny block in the district of North Dinajpur, West Bengal has largely been an unheralded place. Like most rural villages in the state, people are dependent on agriculture and fishing. But what sets this area apart is its long tradition of Gomira Dance. Celebrated with wooden mask this dance performance has been confined to this locality for centuries, the baton of heritage being passed from one generation to the next. 

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