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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.  

Indian Folk Art Mandana: The Doomed Tradition Needs to be Preserved

Mandana is the oldest forms of tribal art that has survived economically in India till ages. It is done in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh by one of the ancientest tribal communities, the Meenas.

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.

Jamini Roy – A Treasure of Modern Folk Art

Some artists break all these barriers to become truly celebrated and their work becomes world renowned. Jamini Roy also belongs to this league.

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

Bhoota Kola – Fiery Folk Art Form

The coastal region of Tulu Nadu, stretching beyond Mangalore, has a lot of cultural value imbibed in its traditional beliefs and rituals. Among these the most significant ritual is the Bhoota Kola.

Revive-it-yourself – Potli Folk Art Kit

How to be creative using ready do-it-yourself kit of Indian art and craft. Whenever we want to do some artwork, our choices are confined to few things available in the marketplace – fabric design, oil painting, water colours, paper and gum, etc.

Discovering a Folk Art Form – Chittara

However, not many know about the existence of a visual folk art form named Chittaara or Chittara.

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.

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