Tag: Indian Heritage

Indian Culture vs Western Culture: The Beauty of Diversity

The different cultures of the world enthrall many, but we often compare Indian Culture vs Western Culture. Here we attempt to answer this!

GI Tag (Geographical Indication Tag) Protecting the Tradition & Cultural Heritage of Indian Products

Geographical Indication tags are relatively new laws that protect indigenous knowledge in the Indian food and handicrafts sector without hampering free global trade...

Assam Culture: Gateway to The Rich Tradition, Art, Music, Food and Festivals

Exploring the beautiful and rich culture of Assam, the gateway to northeast India. The state is also one of the “Seven Sister States” of northeastern India.

Indian Culture : What Makes it Unique From Rest of the World

Exploring the beautiful Indian culture that captivates the heart and soul of India, while uniquely acknowledging the rich diversity across the states.

Kashmir Galore – An ‘Accident’ That Saved The Heritage Business From Dying Out

In a conversation with Saqib Posh, the man behind Kashmir Galore. Saqib is in a continuous process of preserving age-old art-crafts, like his, which is on the verge of extinction. He is working together with hundreds of artisans for whom carpet weaving is the only source of income. In a process of revival, he is mixing traditional carpet making techniques together with new designs and colors. Using natural dyes and natural fabrics, his main focus is to support locally made products with no use of synthetic fabrics. He also ensures that his products are completely natural and eco friendly.

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

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. 

Crafting Futures – A collaboration of British Council in India

Crafting Futures is a British Council initiative. This unique endeavor supports the future of crafts through global collaboration and funding across the world. The idea is to creatively use the local crafts for social, economic, cultural and environmental growth.

Metal Crafts of India – A Malleable Mélange

Metal crafts of India are wide spread with artisans specializing in the art of their respective regions. Different types of metal crafts are popular in different parts of the country. 

Exploring Colonial Architecture in India – Part II

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.

Single Screen Theatres to Multiplex, Where Our Cinema Culture Stand Today?

When all these single screen theatres are gradually getting converted into multiplexes, a question lingers in our minds, are multiplexes meant for all?

Theatre Art in India – The Journey of an Art Form Through Indian Cultural Landscape

Theatre in India is one of the best known real time expressions of art that are both entertaining and purposeful. Finding a story unfold through characters acting out a part leaves a more lasting effect on the minds of an audience

Have a Story? Share it!

Free - Indian Cultural Directory!

GET INSPIRED

We feature inspiring stories on Indian Travel, Art & Culture. Get our stories right into your mail box. Aie Shapat NO SPAMS!