Rina Das Baul

Rina Das Baul
  • country:India
  • region:Indian Subcontinent
  • style(s):Traditional, Baul
  • label:banglanatak dot com MusiCal
  • type:Band, Solo
  • gender:female
  • instrumentation:vocal
  • artist submitted by:Banglanatak Dot Com

Rina Das is a talented and popular woman Baul singer. Born in 1975, she followed her family tradition and started learning Baul and other forms of folk music from a very young age from her grandfather. Later, she was trained in Baul songs by her husband Dibakar Das before getting established as a prominent Baul exponent. Rina stood first at the state-level competition organized by West Bengal Rajya Sangeet Academy for the year 1998-99. She received the Folk Art Master Award in Bharat Lokrang Mahotsava (Allahabad) in 2015. A resident of Bolpur in West Bengal’s Birbhum district, Rina has performed across Bengal and in Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka and Delhi. She has performed in Paris and Bangladesh as well.