ID # bopaanja2
Copyright 2002 - Jean-Philippe Soule
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Country: India   /   Village: Pushkar
Ethnic Group: Bopa   /   Feature: Music & Dance

Caption:

Anja and Krishna Bopa sing as a duet. Anja takes a rest while Krishna sings his verse.
The Bopa Gypsy people of Rajasthan follow the path of their ancestors. All of them still make their livelihood from music and chants they perform for small monetary donations. Bopa people establish their camps on the outskirts of towns. They travel to Indian fairs and festivals in the hopes of finding enthusiasts of their musical ballads.

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