India, il Festival di Jonbeel

Il Festival di Jonbeel si svolge vicino a Jagiroad, a circa 75 chilometri a Est di Gauhati, in India. Comunità tribali come Tiwa, Karbi, Khasi e Jaintia provengono dalle colline nelle vicinanze. Numerosi i partecipanti a questo festival che vuole portare armonia e fratellanza tra varie tribù e comunità. In questa occasione si scambiano beni attraverso un codificato sistema di baratto.

Tribal people participate in community fishing during Jonbeel festival near Jagiroad, about 75 kilometers (47 miles) east of Gauhati, India, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Tribal communities like Tiwa, Karbi, Khasi, and Jaintia from nearby hills participate in large numbers in this festival, that signifies harmony and brotherhood amongst various tribes and communities, and exchange goods through an established barter system. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
A boy shouts to encourage his rooster during a cockfight as part of Jonbeel festival near Jagiroad, about 75 kilometers (47 miles) east of Gauhati, India, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Tribal communities like Tiwa, Karbi, Khasi, and Jaintia from nearby hills participate in large numbers in this festival, that signifies harmony and brotherhood amongst various tribes and communities, and exchange goods through an established barter system. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
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