Rajasthani Folk Songs Video - Rajasthani folk songs Bhopa Bhopi





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Published on Oct 27, 2010

Rajasthani Folk Songs Video - Rajasthani folk songs Bhopa Bhopi :-
Rajasthani folk songs originates from Rajasthan state of India. Rajasthani folk songs share similarities both with nearby areas of India and the other side of the border, in the Pakistani province of Sindh.

Rajasthani folk songs can be easily identified and classified by the different singing styles and genre of various Rajasthani musicians casts including Bhopa, Langas, Sapera, Jogi and Manganiar.

In this Rajasthani folk songs video, you are listening Bhopa Bhopi. Bhopa is a male folk singer, and Bhopi is a female folk singer in Rajasthani folk songs.

Bhopas sing Rajasthani folk songs related to folk deities of Rajasthan, mainly Pabuji. Bhopi accompanied him. Background of stage is basically a scroll known as Phad on which episodes of the narrative of the folk deity are depicted. Bhopa (the male folk singer) is playing a traditional (but rare) Musical instrument known as "Ravana Hattha". When TV was not invented, this art was one of the medium to educate and entertain people in Rajasthan.

These Rajasthani folk songs and bhopa singing art is about to die and need conservation. Very few singers in the villages of Rajasthan are struggling to keeping this folk art alive.

Purpose of this video documentary is to provide free education about Rajasthani folk songs and very old culture.

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