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A flute player at Poush Mela in Shantiniketan.

Poush Mela (Mela - fair in Bengali) is an annual fair and festival that takes place in Santiniketan, in Birbhum District in the Indian state of West Bengal, marking the harvest season. Commencing on the 7th day of the month of Poush, the fair officially lasts for three days, although vendors may stay up until the month-end. The key characteristic of this fair include its live performances of Bengali folk music, notably baul music.

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