The Pushkar fair or mela is an eight day long festival and the largest camel or livestock fair in the country, celebrated in the city of Pushkar in the northern state of Rajasthan. Tourists from across the globe flockc to this town and soak in the riot of vibrant colours and festivities that include folk music and dance, various exhibition and shows and parades of richly adorned camels and horses.
The Pushkar fair or mela is an eight day long festival and the largest camel or livestock fair in the country, celebrated in the city of Pushkar in the northern state of Rajasthan. Tourists from across the globe flockc to this town and soak in the riot of vibrant colours and festivities that include folk … Continue reading GLIMPSES OF PUSHKAR FAIR 2018 →
From the families’ houses’ pujas to pujas in impressive and creative pandals in the streets, everybody is celebrating the yearly visit of Maa Durga with great emotion in Kolkata.
The indigenous people of the north eastern state of Meghalaya come from the Garo, the Jaintia and the Khasi tribes. To understand the culture of the Khasis, the largest ethnic tribe of the state, MIG talks to Khasimon Phanbuh, an author on several books and papers on Khasi culture.
In the north eastern state of Meghalaya, some members of the Ri-Bhoi community are organically producing the rare Ryndia silk. Known for its thermal properties, the silk being produced is non-violent as it is being made without killing the worm. The weavers are making the fabric by hand using traditional equipment, making the entire process sustainable. Even accessories such as buttons are being made from bamboo, pine cone or wood , maintaining the ethos for a sustainable product.
Every monsoon, women in various parts of India observe the festival of Teej, celebrating goddess Parvati’s union with Lord Shiva. Here is a look at how the festival revolves around traditions and the onset of monsoon.
On our 72nd Independence Day, lets pay tribute to freedom by fighting for a brighter future and bringing the nation closer.
Happy Independence Day from the Media India Group.
Tucked away in the narrow lanes of a neighbourhood in west Delhi is the city’s biggest potters’ colony called Kumhar Gram (Kumhar Mohalla). This area is home to over 400 families of potters, who have passed on the craft of pottery-making from generations.
With an aim to promote tourism in the Indian capital, Delhi Tourism in association with Government of Delhi organised the 30th Mango Festival at Dilli Haat, a food and culture hub in New Delhi.. Mango Producers from across the country gathered at the festival, offering traditionally popular and rare varieties of mangoes along with mango products in various forms.
The Banglasahib Gurudwara in central Delhi was once the home of the eighth Sikh leader- Guru Harkrishan Sahib ji. After a glorious redevelopment, it is now a place of worship welcoming thousands of worshipers and tourists daily. We spent a few hours there, capturing the holy place’s serenity and enjoying the community food it serves to one and all.
People across the globe celebrate the fourth International Day of Yoga, recognising India’s health heritage. While India has been practicing yoga since ages, it took charge of sharing its health heritage with the world and spreading its wave.