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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.

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. 

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.

Contemporary Indian Dance – Breaking Free from the Traditional

Contemporary dance in India includes a range of dance forms. These incorporate choreography for cinema, as well as, modern Indian dances.

Paan Culture in India – Love in a Heart Shaped Betel Leaf

The paan, though not as sophisticated as the advantages and traditions associated with betel leaves, nonetheless, impacts a strong cultural landscape. There are however, two sides to it.

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