"Folklore is a lively fossil which refuse to die" – Charles Francis Poter
Folklore means the culture or lore of folk or common people. Folk mean a whole society. Religion, society, literature and tradition of a tribe reflect through the mirror of culture. Folklore flows from ages through lyrics, ballads, festivals, pictures or architecture without any formal training. The cultural region surpuses all boundary, may it be political or geographical.
The border area including Bankura is culturally known as 'West Rarh'. The 'West Rarh' is carrying a glorious cultural heritage through manifold aspects. The folk of this 'Rarhbhum' lead a simple life with an inherent passion towards art and culture with an aesthetic sense.
The variety of handicraft available here gives us the feeling of creative spirit, toil & perspiration of our so-called rustic craftsmen at our fingertip.Craft
Know more about Newspapers, Periodicals, Theatre and Cinema.Media
Know more about Folklore of Bankura.Folklore
Bankura has always nourished all sorts of performing arts like music, dance, and theatre etc. since the ancient age, which naturally brought out several individuals to the limelight of the Indian cultural scenario as an intellectual creation.Performing Art
Fair and festivals are life of Bankura through which we can share our feelings and touch the real essence of the soil of " Rarh Bankura".Fair & Festivals