Art & Culture

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Kalamkari Art

Eight Facts About The Mystical Art of Kalamkari

Kalamkari is as mystical as a textile, it has more unseen character than just being a fabric used for clothing or home. Kalamkari is just more than a textiles to an experience that a culture has witnessed over centuries.
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Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti presents Trikala – A Collaboration of Music & Culture

Trikala, Simon Thacker’s latest album with his group Svara Kanti, featuring 13 leading musicians from across different musical spectrums
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Why Dark is Beautiful?

It starts with the fairy tales, like the example of snow white, where the queen wished to have a daughter that had 'skin as white as snow, lips as red as blood
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Indian Lunchbox – Epitome of Fusion Cuisine

The Indian lunchbox is evolving and keeping up with the times. A lunchbox no longer contains food that is simple, easy to cook and convenient. The “humble” lunchbox isn’t humble anymore; it has upped the ante. 
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Indian Folk Art Mandana: The Doomed Tradition Needs to be Preserved

Mandana is the oldest forms of tribal art that has survived economically in India till ages. It is done in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh by one of the ancientest tribal communities, the Meenas.
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Traditional Family Homes of North India; The Joy of Living Together

Roughly dividing our discourse into two parts, let us forge ahead in this series to look at some of the traditional old homes of Northern India.
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Momos Form the Heart of Delhi’s Food Culture…

Delhi’s love for momos has already been well documented across a number of social media and blogging platforms. There are Momo Festivals being organised.
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The Murshidabad Heritage Development Society: A Journey Towards Preservation!

Murshidabad located on the banks of the Hoogly River in West Bengal was once an important center and the Mughal capital of the Bengal region.
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An Indian Urdu Poet Who had been Warm Welcomed in Australia

Om Krishan Rahat is a great humanitarian and his love for poor is reflected in his poetry which makes him eminent among the famous poets of Sub-Continent,
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Garba & Dandiya – Inspirational Cultural Dance of Gujarat, India

Garba and Dandiya are two sister dance forms belonging to the state of Gujarat, India. These are two very energetic dance forms performed to commemorate the nine-day long festival of Navratri.

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