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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.

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.

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...

Manipuri Dance – Fraught with Grace & Blissful Enchantment

Manipur is a beautiful and mesmerizing north-eastern state fraught with richness in culture and physical landscapes.

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

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.

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