Folk music a type of song sung in the traditional style of a country or community. Usually it is regarded as rural people’s song. Folk music includes the lifestyle of the rural people. Folk music represent all their hopes, expectations, sorrows and dreams. However, folk music is one of the most important element of Bangladeshi culture. The major folk songs of our country are Baul, Bhatiali, Murshidi, Marfati Jarigan , Jatra Gan, Sharingan, Kabigan, Gambhira etc. Some of the well-known folk singers in Bangladesh Are Lalon Shah,Abbas Uddin,, Abdul Alim,Shah Abdul Karim, Momtaz and so on. Folk songs are sung by professional or amateur singers.They may be sung individually or in chorus. Traditional musical instruments Tabla, Dhol, Madal, Ektara, Bansi, Sitar, Kartal,Mandira,Dotara,Sarinda etc are used while singing folk song. At present western instrument are also used in singing folk music. Nowadays the young generations shows less interest in folk music. In general,band and pop music are becoming more and more popular among the young generation. Since folk music symbolize our own culture and tradition we should keep ourselves attached with them.