The Dumka by B.H. Fairchild | notmychoice12
Welcome to the Dumka family site. Andy by Alix
Could Amarjit Balihari, Superintendent of Police, Pakur, and his six men have escaped the Maoist ambush yesterday at Kathikunda on the Dumka-Pakur border in Jharkhand?
The Dumka Chorus with the Cheres Folk Ensemble ..
The Dumka district has an area of 3716.02 sq km and consists of only one sub division namely Dumka. Under the Dumka sub division, there are 10 blocks namely Dumka, Gopikander, Jama, Jarmundi, Kathikund, Maslia, Ramgarh, Raneshwar, Shikaripara and Saraiyahat.
A crowning glory for the Dumka Chorus was its first ever visit to Ukraine in 1990 where triumphant concerts were performed in Kyiv, Lviv and Poltava.Poem: "The Dumka," by B.H. Fairchild, from (Alice James Books).It's the birthday of the composer SAMUEL BARBER, born1910 in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He becameinternationally famous when the conductor Arturo Toscaniniand the NBC Symphony first performed his Adagio forStrings in 1938the first time Toscanini hadconducted an American composition.It's the birthday of the English writer VICTORIA (VITA)SACKVILLE-WEST, born 1892 in Sevenoaks in the county ofKent. She wrote a number of novels and travel books,including hersemi-autobiographical novel The Edwardians, andmany books about gardening based on the garden she designedat Sissinghurst Castle.The founder of Stanford University, AMASA LELANDSTANFORD, was born on this day in 1824 in Watervliet, NewYork. He served as president of the , part of the trans-continentalrailroad, for over 30 years. He and his wife established theLeland StanfordJunior University on his former farm at Palo Alto in 1891 asa memorial to his only child, Leland Jr., who had died atthe age of 15. It opened in 1891 with 559 students.