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Indian Culture vs Western Culture : The Beauty of Diversity

The different cultures of the world enthrall many, but we often compare Indian Culture vs Western Culture. Here we attempt to answer this!

Psynergy – Musical Art with a Cause and Concern for Climate Change

Psynergy whose music is written, composed and produced by Tao Issaro is a collaboration of various artists who come together for a singular cause.

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Top 7 All Time Favourite Indian Cartoon Characters We Love Till Date

However, we all grew up to a staple dose of iconic Indian cartoon characters that were mostly not geographically or culturally located in India.

GI Tag (Geographical Indication Tag) Protecting the Tradition & Cultural Heritage of Indian Products

Geographical Indication tags are relatively new laws that protect indigenous knowledge in the Indian food and handicrafts sector without hampering free global trade...

Traditional Dresses of Maharashtra – The Beauty of Intricacies

The rich culture of Maharashtra is reflected in their clothing, and the beautiful traditional dresses of Maharashtra enthrall many.

Richa Agarwal – A Collector And Connoisseur Of All Things Artsy

Going deep into the artsy world of Emami Art and Kolkata Center for Creativity which provide platforms for artists to showcase their talent.

Dreaming of Words – Njattyela Sreedharan United Four Languages and Hearts Through His Unique Dictionary

Who is Njattyela Sreedharan? An 82 year old retired senior citizen? A fourth standard drop out? Or an extraordinary lexicographer and a language expert who has managed to compile a dictionary connecting four Indian languages single-handedly?

Vishwarang 2020 – Join the Celebration of Indian Art, Culture & Literature

Vishwarang 2020 - Children of the age group 4-12 years can come forward and register for the fun and frolic sessions free of cost! An itinerary of events that will take place is as follows: 

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The Surviving Saree – An Artistic Expression of the Journey of Women’s Heritage

Experiencing women’s heritage through the transforming narrative of the sustainable drape, the surviving saree through the lens of social identity.

MASH India – Be Refound As An Artist At ‘My Art By Shalini Passi’

In conversation with Shalini Passi an art explorer, collector and a philanthropist, her endeavour to bridge the intersection between her five verticals - architecture, art, craft, design and fashion is undoubtedly laudable. Here are the excerpts from the conversation:

Ganjifa – A Royal Deck of Artestic Cards (Sawantwadi)

Ganjifa - a different game of cards from the royal palace which was practiced in Sawantwadi in Maharastra.

Deepika Bhansali – A Self Taught Artist, Spreading Her Passion for Art

Deepika Bhansali practiced painting as her hobby infrequently during the last 30 yrs until it became her passionate choice. It was the birth of her daughter 5 years ago that stirred the first wave of actively practicing artwork.

Sanskrit Language – Dead or Alive?

Sanskrit is considered as the mother of all languages, and the language of Gods. But with people's interest constantly declining, where does it stand now?

Documenting Musical Traditions and Balancing Music Genres: IGNCA-SRC’s Deepti Navaratna

We met with Deepti Navaratna, a neuroscientist from Boston to get an understanding of her association with music and her work in IGNCA-SRC in Bengaluru

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Crossover Movies – Have they clicked in India?

Indian filmmakers in the 21st century have ventured into new frontiers and sought newer challenges, which have resulted in many Crossover movies.

Soul-stirring Music in Baul Culture of Bengal

The Bauls worship music and are not associated with any mainstream religion. Their music is the culmination point of a huge range of cultures from around the world.

Indian Culture : What Makes it Unique From Rest of the World

Exploring the beautiful Indian culture that captivates the heart and soul of India, while uniquely acknowledging the rich diversity across the states.

5 Genres Bollywood needs to try out more often

Bollywood and formulas have had a very long history. Starting with Manmohan Desai’s Amar Akbar Anthony, which brought to Bollywood the superhit lost and found family that gets reunited theme, we have now evolved to the formula of big stars, minimal story, some gags and huge marketing budgets.

Qutub Minar Through An Offbeat Lens

Although photography was never my forte and I became the self appointed tour guide for our small group of three. Here are the pictures I took at Qutub Minar a UNESCO world heritage site.

Federal India – States and Regions with Their Own Cultural Identities

More so, the democracy of the land shines bright when regions or states are allowed to not necessarily follow a standard uniform cultural code. 

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