Duration: 00:42:07; Aspect Ratio: 1.778:1; Hue: 40.890; Saturation: 0.098; Lightness: 0.351; Volume: 0.227; Cuts per Minute: 7.810
Summary: Vriksharopan Day celebration at Santiniketan
Part of an installation with Photo and video documentation material related to 'Gobbet Day Expedition in Santiniketan' at the exhibition Hangar for the Passerby
The Vriksharopan festival is an annual tree planting community activity initiated by Rabindranath Tagore in 1925 as part of the landscaping building and community building process, which takes place in Santiniketan every year. MONOGOBBET SOCIETY is a group of conscious, logical fools who have come together to form a unique society in Santiniketan in 2006.The main motto of this society is to conduct series of meaningless GOBBET ADVENTURES in and around Santiniketan from time to time. Monogobbet society is an open ended society where anybody can come and join at any point and leave. In this respect the gobbets have declared 1st August as GOBBET DAY. The core member of the Mono Gobbet Society of 2006 who initiated the society are Arnab Basu, Pradipta Debnath, Dhrupadi Ghosh, Mrinmoy Deb Braman, Punyo Choubin, Triveni Devi, Nalini Bhutia, Niwesh Gurung, Vivek Tawa, Goutam Pal and others.