Sufi Sutra International Musical Festival

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Sidi Goma Tribal group perform during Sufi Sutra International... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Event,India,Indigenous Culture,Kolkata,Music,Performance,Religious Celebration,Sufism,Vertical,West BengalPhotographer Collection: Hindustan Times 2013 Hindustan TimesKOLKATA, INDIA - FEBRUARY 1: Sidi Goma Tribal group perform during Sufi Sutra International Musical Festival on February 1, 2013 in Kolkata, India. Called Suifs of Gujrat, Sidis are a tribal Sufi community of East African origin which came to India eight centuries ago and made Gujarat their home. Traditional occupation of Sidis men and women is to perform sacred music and dance as wandering faqirs, singing songs to their black Sufi saint, Bava Gor. (Photo by Subhankar Chakraborty/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)