Durga Puja Celebration in Kolkata, India

How would I describe this festival? Durga Puja is 10 days of fast, feast and worship, where the last four days 7th day (Saptami), 8th (Asthami), 9th (Navani) and 10th (Dasami) are celebrated with much gaiety in India and abroad, especially in Bengal.
Everyday local people gather in and around their pandal to pray, eat and meet each other. It's an extremely social and theatrical event. 












The whole celebration is accompanied by Dhaki drummers who play the dhak during the entire festival. After we left India I still had the sound of the drummers in my ears. 






That's an example of playing Dhaki.

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