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Simon Thacker’s Solo Tour to India and His Latest Release

Now, Simon Thacker is gearing for his latest album release Taradh, which has been composed with his musical laboratory Ritmata. Coincidently, the release of his album comes at an opportune time when he embarks on his first solo tour of India.

How the Art of Drinking Tea has Changed My Life

The simple aroma of tea in my house changes my mood and adds to a fresh start even in the middle of the day. I’m not a traditional tea person, I love green tea.

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Indian Winter Foods – Mouthwatering and Healthy!

So let’s buffet around the must-have Indian winter foods sprawled out in our homes and prepared with much arduous dedication over generations.

Five Most Beautiful Honeymoon Places in India to Let Your Love Flow

South India is abundantly blessed with a diverse range of landscapes, and this factor places many South Indian destinations among the best honeymoon places in India.

Experiencing Theyyam, Traditional Folk Art Form of Kerala

Theyaam, a thousand-year-old ritual since the folklore has it that these Human Gods solve all the problems who pray to them.  

Tibetan Culture Influenced Five Street Food of McLeod Ganj

McLeodganj has so much to offer to food lovers and is considered to be a paradise for exciting range of cuisine which is inspired by the culture of Tibet.

5 Must-Try Iconic Indian Food Places in Mumbai

If you are coming to Mumbai to visit its attractions, don’t forget to check out the best food places here. Let’s walk you through the must-try iconic Indian food places in Mumbai.

The Indian Epics in Popular Culture

The epics continue to survive in this manner not only by word of mouth and traditions passed down through generations, but more so because of the way in which they have been adapted into popular culture.

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NataCampa – Back to the Roots of Indian Performing Arts

The idea behind NataCampa is to encourage and give true artists a platform to showcase their talent and skill. At the same time it also acts as the means to restore, preserve and encourage the different performing arts across the nation across the nation

Tanjore Paintings – A Timeless Spiritual Legacy

The Tanjore paintings finds its origins in South India and flourished under the patronage of the Vijayanagar and Maratha royals.

Prajne – Ancient Artifacts Get a New Life

”Prajne” which means consciousness in Kannada is to pay a heartfelt tribute to the old age artifacts of ancient India. Let’s check out her story which inspired her to begin with the project.

Warli Paintings – A Timeless Folk Art Form of India

The Warli paintings, created by the Warli tribe, residing in the north Sahyadri Range is one such priceless art form that though carried on for years by the tribe has found fame, appreciation and usability in today’s modern times.

Raja Ravi Varma’s Career in Two Paintings

Raja Ravi Varma was a rare master of European techniques and Indian sensibilities. It’s common to see painters from his era, trained in the European style

Is Amrita Sher-Gil Really the “Frida Kahlo of India”?

It can be easily said that the two personalities were ahead of their times, both as women and as artists. It can also be said that Amrita Sher-gil wouldn't have liked the “Frida Kahlo of India”

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Handlooms of Kerala – Holding onto the Flag of Tradition

Kerala is known for its mundus and kasavu sarees that have been given GI tags to give importance to their uniqueness

Papusza : A Belly Dance Production on the Life of a Great Romani Poet

A fascinating detailed history on the origin of Belly dance and the journey of its pioneers in India along with details on a 9th November production on Papusza

Photo Feature – A Unique Dasara Festival at Kulasekharapatnam

Through this photo feature, Vishal Rajendiran narrates his thrilling travel to a different kind of Dasara Festival at Kulasekharapatnam in Tamilnadu.

Street Art – A Developing Art Form in India

Street Art in India has been around for a while, but these days its taking a leap due to involvement of young people in expressing social causes in artistic ways...

The Manja Makers behind Uttarayan

During Uttarayan, a manja maker prepares about 100-250 charkhis every day for kite enthusiasts participating in the International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad

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.

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