music

Surajkund International Crafts Mela opens in Haryana

Surajkund International Crafts Mela opens in Haryana

February 3, 2017

The 31st Surajkund International Crafts Mela, organised by the Surajkund Mela Authority (SKMA) and Haryana Tourism in collaboration with Union Ministries of Tourism, Textiles, Culture and External Affairs, is celebrating Indian folk traditions and cultural heritage from February ...

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PBD: Connecting the diaspora with the culture of their roots

PBD: Connecting the diaspora with the culture of their roots

January 11, 2017

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) tuned in to the psychic strings of the overseas Indians not only through the plenary sessions and redressal of their issues, but also provided an opportunity for the diaspora to witness the traditional dances and music of India and connect with the c...

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NGO Series: The Rising People Welfare Society

NGO Series: The Rising People Welfare Society

January 3, 2017

In an effort to contribute to the society, a movement by young people taking ownership of the institutionalised children in the community led to the formation of ‘The Rising People Welfare Society’, an NGO in New Delhi that helps provide education and healthcare to Delhi's ma...

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Manipur Sangai Festival showcases rich heritage of state

Manipur Sangai Festival showcases rich heritage of state

November 29, 2016

The annual Manipur Sangai Festival put on display the vibrant traditional performance art and sportive nature of the inhabitants of the north-eastern state.

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Indian classical stalwart M Balamurali Krishna passes away

Indian classical stalwart M Balamurali Krishna passes away

November 24, 2016

Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna, the iconic Carnatic vocalist and musician, who was hailed for his creative skills, passed away in Chennai on November 22, at the age of 86.

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Paris emotional as Bataclan reopens to public

Paris emotional as Bataclan reopens to public

November 14, 2016

France marked the first anniversary of the Paris attacks, and saw the Bataclan concert hall reopened with a performance by internationally-acclaimed musician Sting.

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Leonard Cohen – the poet, the fedora, the baritone

Leonard Cohen – the poet, the fedora, the baritone

November 11, 2016

Music transcends all borders and the melancholy that has set in among music lovers worldwide proves the colossal void left by the demise of singer, songwriter Leonard Cohen.

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Diwali festivities illuminate India

Diwali festivities illuminate India

October 29, 2016

As India prepares to celebrate Diwali, the biggest and the brightest festival in the country, this Sunday, many people abroad also follow the trend. As the festivities have already begun, here is why the festival is considered auspicious and the most important.

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Delhi Classical Music Festival enthrals music lovers

Delhi Classical Music Festival enthrals music lovers

October 24, 2016

A five-day long Indian classical music festival came to a close last week in the Indian capital New Delhi. The fest saw performances by world-renowned Indian classical musicians and was flocked by the music connoisseurs.

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India hosted Indonesia Exposé 2016

India hosted Indonesia Exposé 2016

October 10, 2016

Indonesia Exposé Day 2016 was a three day flagship event organised with the aim to showcase Indonesia’s potential in trade, industry, tourism, and services sectors, and to attract investment and tourism from India.

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Ziro Festival of Music in Northeast India

Ziro Festival of Music in Northeast India

October 1, 2016

Ziro Festival of Music (ZFM) , an annual music festival held in the Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh in Northeast India, held in September, saw delightful participation from music lovers and travellers from all over.

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Ziro Festival of Music in Arunachal a grand success

Ziro Festival of Music in Arunachal a grand success

September 27, 2016

Ziro Festival of Music (ZFM) , an annual music festival held in the Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh in Northeast India, concluded on September 25, witnessing delightful participation from music lovers and travellers from all over. An annual music festival was held in the enigmat...

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