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World Music Day 2017

World Music Day 2017

June 21, 2017

Here is our musical ensemble on account of World Music Day, 2017 to keep the passion of music alive.

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Are memes a form of art?

Are memes a form of art?

June 17, 2017

Nonsensical, hilarious, sarcastic but easily relatable and obviously democratic - memes in the present scene of internet proliferation is definitely adding a different hue to our otherwise mundane life.

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Terracotta Tales

Terracotta Tales

June 13, 2017

Terracotta has been a central ornamental and constructional material throughout India ever since the inception of the earliest civilisations. The multifaceted use of terracotta has declared it as a traditional art form reflective of the Indian culture and heritage.

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Restoring a movable palace from the Mughal era

Restoring a movable palace from the Mughal era

June 7, 2017

A rare, royal red tent belonging to Shah Jahan is being preserved by the Mehrangarh Fort in Rajasthan where it has been for centuries.

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The tale of the Garjiya Devi Temple

The tale of the Garjiya Devi Temple

June 3, 2017

Situated near Ramnagar in Uttarakhand, the Garjiya Devi Temple is considered a sacred shrine that is believed to have been formed by the mud and clay that came along during a flood, years ago. Surrounded by the Kosi River tributary, the temple holds a rich, religious significance...

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L’art du « kalamezhuthu » du Kerala

L’art du « kalamezhuthu » du Kerala

May 31, 2017

Les vifs dessins du « kalamezhuthu » représentent les croyances du peuple du Kerala, un Etat situé au sud de l’Inde, où cet art des temples est créé et glorifié. L’air est léger, frais et parfumé. Les bâtons d’encens allumés près des idoles et le mince trait ...

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Victoria Memorial goes live on Google Arts & Culture

Victoria Memorial goes live on Google Arts & ...

May 30, 2017

On the International Museum Day, art lovers from around the world got to browse through three exhibitions of the iconic Victoria Memorial in Kolkata which went live on the Google Art & Culture Project.

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Bringing back the Snail Mail

Bringing back the Snail Mail

May 24, 2017

In the world where connections are made and broken over a matter of seconds, an artist is trying to keep alive the art of communication through letters.

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The art of Kalamezhuthu from Kerala

The art of Kalamezhuthu from Kerala

May 16, 2017

A temple art, the vivid drawings of the Kalamezhuthu are a representation of the beliefs of the people from the south Indian state of Kerala, where it is crafted and celebrated.

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Rabindranath Tagore: A visionary poet’s quest for relevance

Rabindranath Tagore: A visionary poet’s quest fo...

May 9, 2017

Understanding Rabindranath Tagore as a prophet, who perceived the architecture of world order almost a century ago, is an international focus and every year the world engages in an exchange of Tagore philosophies that remain a source of inspiration for life, beyond all age bracke...

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