Folk Song|Nakshi Kantha|Eithnic People of Bangladesh|Bangladeshi cuisine Paragraph

Folk Song|Nakshi Kantha|Eithnic People of Bangladesh|Bangladeshi cuisine Paragraph 

Folk Song|Nakshi Kantha|Eithnic People of Bangladesh|Bangladeshi cuisine Paragraph

Paragraph: (1) Folk song:

Folk Song is a type of song sung in the traditional style of a country or community. The folk song includes the lifestyle of the rural people. with all their hopes, expectations, sorrows, and dreams. The major folk songs of our country are baul. Bhatiyali, Murshidi, Marfati, Jarigan, Jatragan, Shariga, Kabigan, Gambhira etc. Folk songs are sung by professional or amateur singers. They may be sung individually or in the chorus. The traditional musical instruments of our country are Tabla, Dhol, Madal, Ektara, Bansi, Sitar, Kartal, Mandira, Dotara, Sarad, Sarinda Etc. At present, the young generations show less interest in folk song. In general, band and pop music is becoming more and more popular among the young generation. Since folk song symbolizes our own culture and tradition we should keep ourselves attached with folk song. 

Paragraph: (2) Nakshi Kantha:

Nakshi kantha is a kind of embrodered quilt. The nam was taken from Bengali work Naksha. The owrd Naksha means astistic pattern. It is a kind of traditional craft and is said to be indigenous to Bangladesh and West Bengal in India. The art has been practiced in rural areas of Bangladehs for centuries. The name Nakshi Kantha earned popularity with the publication of Jasim Uddin's poem Nakshi Kanther Math in 1929. Tradional Kanthas are made for family use. Old or new cloth and thread are used to make Nakshi Kantha. Now it is produced commercially in many districts of Bangladsh. It is expensive and very much fassionable. It had a great demand for its colorful patterns and designs embroidered on them. 

Paragraph: (3) Ethnic People of Bangladesh:

Ethnic people are people of a prticular cultutre group. The ethnic people have great importance in the culture of Bangladesh. There are diffent kinds of ethnic people in Bangladesh. The majority of these people live in the Chittagong Hill tracts. The others live in the regions of Mymensingh, Rajshahi, and Sylhet. They live in forest areas, in the hills, and in rural areas. They practice Jhum cultivation. They clear a piece of land in the forest. prepare it and sow seeds in it. They are mostly farmers. By religion, they are Hindus, Christians or Buddhists. They speak their own mother tongues. The have some common characteristics. They have their own life style. They build their houses on bamboo or wooden platforms called "Machang" Rice is their staple food. Men wear lungis and women wear thamis or sarongs and angis. Women weave their own cloths. Hunting and fishing are their favorite pastimes. They are fond of songs, mucis, dances, theatre and fair. Wrestling is a popular sport for them. 

Paragraph: (4) Bangladeshi Cuisine:

The people of Bangladesh enjoy different kinds of delicious and appetizing food. snacks and sweets. Boiled rice is our staple food. It is served with a variety of vegetables, curry, lentil soups also fish and meat. Fish is the main source of protein. It is cultivated in ponds. We have freshwater fishes. Shutki or dried fishes and hilsa are also very popular with the people of Bangladesh. Panta ilish-a traditional platter of Panta bhat is a popular dish. It is eaten on Pohela Boishakh. The people of Bangladesh are also fond of sweets. Women prepare different kinds of pitha and sweets. THe people of Bangladesh distribute sweets among relatives when they hear good news. There are hundreds of different varieties of sweet preparation. Sweets are made from milk. Sweets are an important part of our daily life.   
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