Business Card of Dohar
DOHAR is a group of folk musicians of international repute – a platform for cultural personalities, who consider this world as a musical bonanza and intends to energise it’s inhabitants with the melodious power of folk tunes, specially of greater Bengal as well as the North Eastern States of the Country. In brief, DOHAR is an endless journey of music having strong connections with the root, on one hand and going beyond all boundaries, on the other. DOHAR demonstrates, represents, produces and works on 30-35 folk forms specially from North eastern part of India, West Bengal & Bangladesh and use to play more than 25 different kind of etnic/folk instruments of India. The genres of folk song DOHAR used to perform : Baul (the devine songs of a Community called Baul in Bengal), Bhatiyali (songs, specially related to river of East Bengal), Bhawaiya (the basic melody of North Bengal), Chatka (the faster form of bhawaiya), Jhumur (the basic melody of some part of South Bengal which also use to sung among the tea garden`s labours of Assam and North-Bengal), Saarigaan(songs of boat racing, harvesting etc) Jaari gaan (songs in the memory of kaarvala, sung in muharram month of muslim calendar), Gaajan/Charak(songs of a carnival of Shiva in the last day of arjuana), Dhamail-geet (songs of different festival), Patriotic folk songs, Bihu-Kamrupi(the songs of Assam),etc.
14A EASTERN PARK 1ST ROAD, SANTOSHPUR, PIN 700075, City - Kolkata, State - West Bengal, Country - India.