7 Dec

December’s Mapping Contest Winner

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This month’s Mapping Contest winner is Pankaj Rawat from Delhi, India. His map “Geography of Traditional Music” illustrates all the various music genres within India separated along geographic boundaries.

This map represents the musical diversity of India on a regional basis. The map illustrates the great traditional forms of music in India. Traditional music in India is divided in two types, folk music and classical Music. This map shows the different folk type music, classical forms of music, famous indigenous musical instruments, different famous personalities and some famous local songs. Additionally, there is a graphic detailing the rise and fall of popularity of music genres in India.

*Note: The boundaries portrayed on this map do not necessarily reflect the views of the American Geographical Society regarding territories under international dispute.