20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Singing with nature

A Baul Singer performing a baul song in the countryside of West Bengal in India. Baul or Bauls (Bengali: বাউল) are a group of mystic minstrels from Bengal, and living in Rural West Bengal, India & Bangladesh. Their music and way of life have influenced a large segment of Bengali culture; also Baul music had a great influence on Nobel Prize laureate Rabindranath Tagore's poetry and on his music (Rabindra Sangeet).

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2022
Date Uploaded: 09.2022
Photo Location: BOLPUR, India
Camera: NIKON D5300
Copyright: © Sk Rahaman Hossain