South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “In India’s ‘whistling village’, local people communicate with melodies” – below is their description.
The villagers of Kongthong in India’s northeastern state of Meghalaya have a long-standing tradition of communicating through melodies. Their unique tribal folk practice has given rise to their village becoming known as India’s “whistling village”.
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