Tag: Kolkata

Soul-stirring Music in Baul culture of Bengal

The Bauls worship music and are not associated with any mainstream religion. Their music is the culmination point of a huge range of cultures from around the world.

Why Park Street Describes Kolkata in a Nutshell

We walked around Park Street together and explored the city through the childlike eye of my friend. 

Rabindra Sangeet – The Genius of One Man, the Heartbeat of Hundreds!

Gitabitan is the name of the book or collection of the 2233 songs written by Rabindranath Tagore, which form the repository of Rabindra Sangeet.

Durga Puja – A Heartfelt Celebration

Durga Puja is probably the best carnival of sorts that is much more than just a religious celebration of good over evil.

Nostalgia on the Streets of Kolkata

The streets of Kolkata that have been culturally woven into the fabric of the city and presents a rich history of the yesteryears. It is said that kolkata lives in its streets.

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.

Explore the Great Houses of Calcutta

The Calcutta of old is not the Kolkata of today but the majestic Calcutta houses of yesteryears bring back cherished memories for many.

The Paper Boat

Childhood joys are endless during the monsoon. Here, the author relates her personal experience during the rains in Kolkata and her love for the paper boat.

Culturally Kolkata – A handguide to the city’s way of life

Kolkata a harmonious mélange of past and the present, is an epitome of cultural modernity. Read on to know more about artistic highlights of the city

Kolkata – Culture & Lifestyle

The word ‘Bengali’ evokes a lot of emotion and is synonymous with art, culture, food, music, cinema and everything connected to finer aspects of life.

Literature & Books in Kolkata

It is apt for a city obsessed with books to have a street dedicated to books in Kolkata

Food in Kolkata – Gastronomer’s Delight

Being a confluence for people from across the world, food in Kolkata truly a gastronomer’s delight. Bengali cuisine is a blend of Oriental and Indian culinary

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