Festivals Celebrating ICH in India

Banglanatak dot com has been successfully mobilizing communities to celebrate their intangible cultural heritage through festivals in their villages. The festivals create new contexts for performance and showcasing. Awareness is created among neighboring communities. Students and tourists also visit and...

An Overview of Shamanism in Nepal

In Nepal, Shamanism was practiced before the arrival of Hinduism and Buddhism. Now it is integrated within both of these religions. Depending on the credo of a particular ethnic community, shamanistic rituals have no monolithic shape but the core value...

Bangla New Year Welcomed with Mangal Shovajatra

In the morning of 14 April Bangladesh ushered in Bangla New Year 1425 on Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla calendar, by bringing out Mangal Shovajatra, a UNESCO inscribed ICH element. Clad in colorful punjabis and saris, people...

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