Tag: Art & Culture

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.

Resonance – An Indian Band for the New Decade

Resonance as a band is different because of their unique take on the iconic songs they cover. The songs that they usually cover are iconic, already having a substantial fanbase following the particular band or artist.

Metal Crafts of India – A Malleable Mélange

There are various uses of metal. But when it comes to recognizing metal arts, there are a few distinct centers in India that are known for their regional metal crafts. 

Madhuri Kathe – The Abstract, Mysterious & Enigmatic Artist

Madhuri Kathe has been known for the emphasis that her artworks are not premeditated, but are random and inspired combinations and play of colours. She has previously stated that her works are reflective of an unconscious deep rooted philosophy.

Exploring the Folk Dance Forms of North India

There are various folk dances that are seen around these states of north India, and some even transcend state boundaries to integrate with the culture of the neighboring states.

Uttarayana From the Eyes of a Delhite

My perception flew out the window the moment I landed in Vadodara, just a day prior to Uttarayana. It gave me a glimpse of some of the frenzy revolving around the kite festival.

Exploring Colonial Architecture in India

Here is story exploring the Colonial Architecture in India. European colonial powers that made India their home over the years is seen in the architectural and historical references of the places that they ruled.

The Vogue of Paint Parties in India

For those who are fond of painting or have always been longing to acquire this skill but cannot allocate hours for classes, there is now a vogue of paint parties in India which is an excellent alternative.

Madras Bashai – the flamboyant lingo of Chennai

Author – Arvinda Soundararajan Tamil Nadu has been hogging the headlines over the last few months for various reasons. First it was the state’s beloved...

Passionate About Patang!

As the winter chill grips the nation, children remain unperturbed by the cold winds. In fact all the free time after the onset of the new year is spent on kite making. The Makar Sankranti festival in mid January marks the advent of the harvesting season across India. Ripe crop in golden hue is harvested and the fields are empty for children to play.

Khadi – Much More Than Mere Fabric!

Khadi became an important part of the Swadeshi movement and Gandhi tirelessly advocated the idea of spinning one’s own cloth as the means to shunning away from the foreign oppressive policies.

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