folk music

Changing tunes of Uttarakhand’s folk music

Changing tunes of Uttarakhand’s folk music

January 9, 2021

On January 14 each year as the sun traverses Tropic of Capricorn, large parts of India celebrate the harvest festival of Makar Sankranti, which coincides with the onset of an annual fair known as Magh Mela, celebrated in many parts of the northern India. On the occasion, resident...

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The international camel festival in Bikaner

The international camel festival in Bikaner

January 19, 2019

Every year in the chilling month of January, Bikaner in the northern state of Rajasthan, organizes the splendid Camel Festival highlighting its culture, customs and traditions for the people to witness something extraordinary.

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A glimpse of indigenous folk culture of Eastern India

A glimpse of indigenous folk culture of Eastern India

December 14, 2016

Cuddled up between eastern Indian states of West Bengal and Odisha, the district of West Midnapore has stood witness to evolving cultures that left testimonies of unique folk art and bucolic literature seldom finding significance in the din of urban mediocrity.

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Glimpses of unique folk culture in West Bengal

Glimpses of unique folk culture in West Bengal

August 3, 2016

Serving as a rural cultural centre in the village of Satkahania, where theatre and performing arts has become the main means of survival – Ebong Amra, a repertory company leads the way for a group of tribal actors towards artistic emancipation. The village and its unusual loc...

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The Art of Living’s World Cultural Festival

The Art of Living’s World Cultural Festival

March 13, 2016

To celebrate 35 years of service to humanity, The Art of Living has organised the World Cultural Festival 2016 from March 11-13, 2016.  Headquartered in Bangaluru and with operations in 155 countries, The Art of Living is a non-profit humanitarian organisation found in 1981 by t...

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