An A+ Documentary About The Kalbelia Tribe Of Rajasthan -- Music, Dance, Fine Communal Living

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Extremely well done and very uplifting, educational and involving...

" Kalbelia dance, performed to celebrate any joyful moment in the community, is an integral part of Kalbelia culture. Their dances and songs are a matter of pride and a marker of identity for the Kalbelias and they represent the creative adaptation of this community of snake charmers to changing socioeconomic conditions and their own role in rural Rajasthani society.

The dancers are women in flowing black skirts who dance and swirl, replicating the movements of a serpent. The upper body cloth is called Angrakhi and a piece of cloth worn on head known as Odhani similarly the lower body cloth is called Lengha. All these cloths are mixed in red and black hues and embroidered in such a way that when these dancers perform these clothes represent a combination of colours soothing to eyes as well as to the atmosphere."


https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... NUYGRn3W9Q

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalbelia


And a fine docu website where i first found the video

https://topdocumentaryfilms.com/

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