Travel Stock Photo: ID # INBO028

Copyright : Jean-Philippe Soule
 

Title:

Bopa gypsy nomadic family, Pushkar, Rajasthan Desert, India.

Caption:

Anja and Krishna Bopa handwrite the covers of their music tapes, which they made using a small cassette recorder. They hope to sell a lot of tapes during the Camel festival.
Bopa people sing as a duet, alternating between each rhyme. Their songs can seem to have very high pitches and ardent melodies to western ears, but they carry powerful messages. A song can last more than 5 minutes. They depict historical events and cultural facts, and are passed down orally from parent to child for generations.

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Country: India   /   Village: Pushkar

Ethnic Group: Bopa

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Themes & Categories:

Indigenous Cultures - Bopa

Destinations - India - Rajasthan - Pushkar
 

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