Culture

In conversation with PAPA CJ

In conversation with PAPA CJ

February 29, 2020

From political satires to bone tickling narratives of a middle-class lifestyle, standup comics have piping hot content for one and all. Papa CJ, one of the most celebrated Indian-origin standup comedian talks about the rising culture of standup comedy in India and around the worl...

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An interview with the Ghalib experts

An interview with the Ghalib experts

December 29, 2019

Mirza Ghalib, one of the greatest poets of all times, is amongst the greatest gifts from the 18th century. Equally well-versed in both Persian as well Urdu, Ghalib was way ahead of his time. Once an important nobelty of Delhi, as well as a royal tutor, Ghalib had been writing sou...

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Delhi during Christmas

Delhi during Christmas

December 24, 2019

Decorate the corners, illuminate the homes, wrap the gifts, prepare the socks and cookies for the Santa, and most importantly, keep the spirits alive, for Christmas is here! While the preparations are going on in full swing around the globe, New Delhi, is not getting left behind....

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Kathakali Vesham (makeup and costume of Kathakali artists)

Kathakali Vesham (makeup and costume of Kathakali

December 4, 2019

Kathakali, the theatrical dance form dates back to the 14th century. Vesham (makeup) of Kathakali dancers is an intricate process that involves several hours. Here is a sneak peek into the colourful process.

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Five folk dances of India

Five folk dances of India

November 29, 2019

India, the land of rich heritage, has a plethora of traditional folk dances to groove on. From Kashmir’s Dhumal and Kerala’s Kathakali, to Garba in Gujarat and Odissi from Odisha, each dance form is unique in itself. Here are five traditional dance forms from India!

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Bonjour India 2017-2018

Bonjour India 2017-2018

November 16, 2017

‘Bonjour India’ is a programme celebrating Indo-French cooperation in India. But according Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India and Bertrand de Hartingh, Director of Institut Français India, who announced the launch of the third edition – ‘Bonjour India’ 20...

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Journée internationale du yoga à l’Institut français en Inde

Journée internationale du yoga à l’Institut fr

June 30, 2017

L’Institut français, centre culturel de l’ambassade de France en Inde, a fêté la troisième Journée internationale du Yoga avec ferveur, rassemblant la communauté francophone de la capitale indienne, New Delhi. Célébrant en même temps la Fête de la musique, l’Insti...

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