Tag: Kolkata


Jamini Roy – A Treasure of Modern Folk Art

Some artists break all these barriers to become truly celebrated and their work becomes world renowned. Jamini Roy also belongs to this league.

Explore the Great Houses of Calcutta

The Calcutta of old is not the Kolkata of today but the majestic Calcutta houses of yesteryears bring back cherished memories for many.
Paper Boat Nostalgia

The Paper Boat

Childhood joys are endless during the monsoon. Here, the author relates her personal experience during the rains in Kolkata and her love for the paper boat.

Culturally Kolkata – A handguide to the city’s way of life

Kolkata a harmonious mélange of past and the present, is an epitome of cultural modernity. Read on to know more about artistic highlights of the city

Kolkata – Culture & Lifestyle

The word ‘Bengali’ evokes a lot of emotion and is synonymous with art, culture, food, music, cinema and everything connected to finer aspects of life.

Literature & Books in Kolkata

It is apt for a city obsessed with books to have a street dedicated to books in Kolkata

Food in Kolkata – Gastronomer’s Delight

Being a confluence for people from across the world, food in Kolkata truly a gastronomer’s delight. Bengali cuisine is a blend of Oriental and Indian culinary

Dhananjay Chakraborty’s Subuj Rath – Spreading Eco-awareness

Author – Sahana V Rajan The thing that sustains the inertia in us is also a source of change. Livelihood – our demanding jobs and...

10 Places to Engage Culturally on Weekends in Kolkata

For the people who seek to learn more about the city while unwinding themselves, here is a list of few places to engage culturally on weekends in Kolkata.

Photo Feature – Moichara Cattle Race Festival West Bengal

Photo documentation of the traditional bull racing event held at Canning as a part of Moichara cattle race festival in West Bengal.