Festivals or Mela are an intrinsic element of the Baul Fakiri practice. Mahotsav and Sadhuseba are two key elements in rural Bengal with the Baul fakirs. Sadhuseba is based at Akhras, which is basically seat of learning with Guru Sishya parampara (master-disciple tradition), may be seen as Soulful congregation of the musicians and celebrating togetherness.

Mela-s such as those organized in Joydeb-Kenduli,  Birbhum and those organized by the Government, Baul Fakiri Utsav-s are being organized by Shaktigarh Mela Committee at Kolkata and Banglanatak dot com in rural Bengal for over a decade. 11th edition of Baul Fakiri mela will be held on 27-29 Nov, 2020 at Bannabagram Baul Ashram near Gushkara in Purba Bardhaman.

10th edition of Baul Fakiri Utsav was held at Tepantar, Purba Bardhaman from 22 to 24 Nov, 2019.

Baul Fakiri Utsav

Tepantar, Purba Bardhaman
November 30, 2018
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