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Folk Art Forms of India – Defining Our Cultural Diversity

The best known folk art forms of India that are flourishing with a well-established market for their artefacts are featured here

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

Rising Popularity of Mehendi Art in Western Culture

Thanks to globalization, the Indian tradition of Mehndi art had found its way into the Western culture.

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.

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.

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.

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

Kashmir – Paradise Lost or Regained!

Kashmiri culture has a mixture of influences from Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism. So Kashmir is truly “the paradise”, a blend of all cultures

Experience The Power of Music Therapy

Music is a constant comforter to humans right from their mother’s womb. Music therapy has proved invaluable in treatment of many disorders.

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