Rina Das

Rina Das is the Queen of Baul music in today's scenario, Shantiniketan based, and has performed in Bangladesh, France and Sweden.

Rina Das may be termed as queen of Baul music in Birbhum. She hails from a family of musicians and had begun to learn music since childhood from her grandfather who was a folk musician. Her husband Dibakar Das who himself is a Baul musician of eminence from Birbhum had also trained her in Baul music. She has travelled nationally and internationally and has won awards. She had come first in the 1998-99 state-level competition organized by West Bengal Rajya Sangeet Academy. She had received the Folk Art Master Award at Bharat Lokrang Mahotsava, Allahabad, in 2015. In 2019, she received Bengal’s prestigious award in folk music.
Rina Das has travelled extensively within and beyond West Bengal and India. Within West Bengal, she has performed in Birbhum, Bardhaman, Purulia and Kolkata. Within India, she has performed in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Daman and Diu, Goa and Rajasthan. Outside India, she has performed in France, Sweden and Bangladesh. Here is a blog by curator of Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Betty Belanus on how Oral Traditions Shift to Digital: Bauls of West Bengal Face the Pandemic


Rina Das

Rina Das

Rina Das has performed internationally in France and Sweden.

Vibrant Moments

the artist

Rina Das


Rina Das Baul    

Close Bitnami banner