Tag: Art & Culture

My Offbeat and Culturally Rich Trip to Orissa

For all those who like to explore culture and learn more about India, Orissa is the perfect destination for you. You can not only go here with your family, but you can also visit with your friends.
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Garba – A Lively Traditional Dance Form of Gujarat

Garba is almost the synonym for Gujarat’s cultural heritage. Though the dance is fast paced and extremely vibrant it has a deep symbolic root.

Durga Puja – A Time to Celebrate the Goddess Within Every Woman

Durga Puja is about the victory of good over evil, about the power of a woman who can destroy wickedness if she decides to do so.

Mohiniyattam – Grace and Elegance Personified

From being a flourishing art form to reaching its lowest point during the colonial rule, Mohiniyattam has survived and revived itself to maintain its glory and excellence over the years.
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Agrima Kaji – An Illustrator Who Sees Women for What They Are!

In conversation with Agrima Kaji, about her passion for art, her interest in women from different regions and fields and her acumen in creating petite, yet powerful mini-series.
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Scroll Paintings of India – A Fine Mix of Story-telling and Art

The different types of Scroll paintings are an integral part of the visual arts and most of these are as much about tradition and culture as about skill, color and craft.
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Single Screen Theatres to Multiplex, Where Our Cinema Culture Stand Today?

When all these single screen theatres are gradually getting converted into multiplexes, a question lingers in our minds, are multiplexes meant for all?
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Theatre in India – The Journey of an Art Form Through Indian Cultural Landscape

Theatre in India is one of the best known real time expressions of art that are both entertaining and purposeful. Finding a story unfold through characters acting out a part leaves a more lasting effect on the minds of an audience
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Yoga Mudras & Classical Dances A ‘Healthy’ Connection

Classical Indian dance involves the use of hand mudras which are also shared by yoga. Each of these yoga mudras have health benefits.
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Depiction of Nature in Indian Classical Dances

It is evident that nature portrayal is an integral part of our classical dances and this factor tends to have a deeper meaning than just dancing out the forms.

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