Documentation of Endangered Musical Traditions in Western Rajasthan

This project involves the documentation of the baat, katha, and varta ballad and storytelling traditions and their dissemination to audiences across India.

The musical and narrative traditions of the Manganiar and Langa of Western Rajasthan offer valuable insight into the history and customs of these marginalized communities. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: India, Southern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): American Institute of Indian Studies Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $70,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2019 Project Status: Active
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