Art & Culture

Folk Dance Forms of Central India

Rajasthan, Madhy Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa are the states that we will look at for the folk dances of central India.

The Beats of Different Traditional Drums of India

Music is a huge part of the Indian culture and its presence is felt in all aspects and ways of life. During happy or sad, anxious or soothing times, music forms an essential element, for not only the individual, but also for the community essence.

Shalini Bisht – A Self-taught Artist’s Journey in Mandala Art and More

Creative Kalakari founded by Shalini is an art platform for creating products, as well as, organizing learning workshops. Shalini teaches and creates Mandala art and has already taught more than hundred students this unique and therapeutic art form.

The Significance of Indian State and City Names

States and city names in India reflect the influence of the ruler, culture, as well as their social connotations. Some are born out of colonial history, some under the patronage of kings and nawabs and others are drenched in ancient Indian cultures

Tarishi Gupta – Capturing the Expressions of Passion

Tarishi has definitely marked her foray in the world of photography. One of her most passionate project is The Red Project that plays around the significance of the color in different cultural backgrounds.

Celebrating Menstruation in Assam – A New Form of Consumerism

Celebrating Menstruation in Assam - Tuloni biya in Assam has revolved around certain rituals that vary regionally but persist. As soon as a girl has her first period, she is kept in a separate room where men are not allowed.

Nayanika Vyas – Following the Dancing Dream One Step at a Time!

Nayanika wants to play her part in changing perceptions and opening up avenues for youngsters to pursue different dance forms with passion and confidence.

Telling Good-bye to Your Favourite Handloom Brand Handsofindia

In the course of 8 years, Hands Of India has also trained numerous youth who had dropped out of school in different vocations such as tailoring, photography, modelling, basic computers, accounting and management skills.

The Depiction of Animals & Birds in Indian Arts

Indian art is also defined by the flora and fauna depictions. Interestingly, whether it is in the form of sculptures, paintings or even architecture, wildlife has always found an important place in Indian arts. 

AsalKaar – Where the Expertise of True karigars Meet the Passion of a Young Creator!

AsalKaar founded by Zainab works closely with the local artisans of West Bengal to create handmade and handcrafted products. AsalKaar’s wide range of products includes tote bags, leather purses, notebook covers, jewelry boxes and much more. Each of the products, carefully handcrafted are embroidered, embossed, painted etc.

Top 6 Tips For Taking Beautiful Cultural Photos

Taking cultural photos is also an excellent way to take a still memory and encapsulate cultural events. After all, great stories can often begin through the images that you've taken.

Guilty will Make You Question Masculinity, Consent & Privilege

Guilty - Right from frame one, the film succeeds in maintaining a 'stern' look and feel. Well, that's because the director wants the viewers to know that sexual harassment is a serious offence.

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