Art & Culture

Culture of West Bengal – Exploring the Rich Tradition, Art, Music, Food and Festivals

West Bengal is perhaps the wealthiest state in India with regards to its diverse culture, from it’s magnificent literature to the colorful and splendid festivals, the state is home to various interwoven traditions, existing in perfect harmony with one another. Hence, it is no wonder that the capital of West Bengal, Kolkata, is known as the "Culture Capital Of India."

Maharashtra Culture: Exploring the Rich Tradition, Art, Music, Food and Festivals

Maharashtra Culture: Exploring the rich culture, heritage, and socio-economic scene of Maharashtra, the Gateway of India, which is one of India’s biggest commercial and industrial centres.

Curators Of Clay – Contemporary Indian Ceramics Personified For You

Deep in conversation with Rohit Kulkarni about his clay ventures, Curators of Clay that create personalised, contemporary Indian Ceramics and handicrafts.

The Beautiful Sand Art in India: What, How and Who?

Exploring the beautiful art form that withstands the sands of time - Sand Art. The Indian Sand Artists have made a mark on national and international levels.

Andretta Pottery – Where India Was Introduced To Pottery

Mansimran and his wife Marry decided to permanently settle in Himachal Pradesh: They started the Andretta Pottery and Crafts Society, and got engrossed in carrying forward the lineage of pottery by training the local potters.

Exploring the Exhilarating Art Forms of Kerala

Exploring the exhilarating and exuberant Art Forms of Kerala, that has preserved its vibrant artforms through centuries.

The Beautiful World of Paper Crafts in India

Delving into the utilitarian and eco-friendly Paper Crafts in India that are brimming with culture, heritage, and beauty.

The Historical Ruins of Nalanda: Exploring the Ancient University’s Architecture and Philosophy

Unearthing the gems of knowledge, architecture, and livelihood in the historical ruins of Nalanda University, that once served as a pillar of Buddhism in India.

We Shall Overcome by Simon Thacker – A Seminal song of hope!

Simon has got together 19 leading musicians from 9 different countries ‘to share the message of solidarity in the time of COVID 19. We Shall Overcome features a vocal lineup of India's Paban Das Baul, Parvathy Baul and Raju Das Baul, Bangladesh's Farida Yesmin, from the mystical Bengali Baul spiritual tradition along with India's much loved singer songwriter Raghu Dixit...

Kashmir Galore – An ‘Accident’ That Saved The Heritage Business From Dying Out

In a conversation with Saqib Posh, the man behind Kashmir Galore. Saqib is in a continuous process of preserving age-old art-crafts, like his, which is on the verge of extinction. He is working together with hundreds of artisans for whom carpet weaving is the only source of income. In a process of revival, he is mixing traditional carpet making techniques together with new designs and colors. Using natural dyes and natural fabrics, his main focus is to support locally made products with no use of synthetic fabrics. He also ensures that his products are completely natural and eco friendly.

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.

Jali Architecture – A Network of Mesmerizing Splendor

The detailing of the craft is by passed by the grandeur of the art itself in Jali Architecture. Here is a in-depth write-up about the history and detailing of the jali work in India

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