Read comprehensive, inspiring stories on the songs, music, dance, theatre, folk traditions, performing arts, rites and rituals, paintings and writings of various cultures around the world.
When I was riding through the coldest and highest of the mountains in Ladakh, locals gave me their empty lands or rooves to pitch my tent. Thing that unites people is the humanity or love that comes as a natural instinct. They share it without any hesitation or expectations.
Delhi Metro is the hub of some hot gossip, crazy drama and surreal stories but for Samar Khan, the man behind the Metrodoodle Instagram account, it is where his imagination comes alive.
As a seasoned literature fest attendee, I have decided to compile a list of things that you should have a look at before you enter the world of interesting conversations and delicious chai.
We’ve rounded up kite festivals from all around the world that you can fit into your calendar and start on that ‘travel more’ resolution you made for 2018.
The Indian poetry scene is booming once again in a new avatar as the younger, bolder and brasher cousin of poetry, slam poetry. This form of poetry, that gives importance to the performance aspect of a poem as much as the writing behind it.
The attempts to glorify “Indian” heroes in history textbooks have increased exponentially with various state governments instructing their state boards to rewrite certain parts of the textbooks that have been “glorifying the Mughal leaders and downplaying Hindu rulers”.
There’s something definitely magical about hearing some great music surrounded by people from all over the world under a sky full of stars with the cool sand under your feet. It’s an experience of a lifetime!
The Rann Utsav is a festival that celebrates the uniqueness of the Rann of Kutch, its culture and its way of life. It started as a three-day event which eventually turned into a three-month-long celebration full of fun cultural activities, music, and dance.
Lyla Freechild is an artist, and she works in various mediums like paint, pottery, handmade jewelry etc. She is an active advocate of body empowerment wherein every body type is celebrated in its natural and authentic form removed from the definitions and stigma that surround it.
good or bad art is ultimately an extension of thoughts, emotions, and ideas in a language that is universal and timeless, Jaipur Kala chaupal is a 14-day long artist residency and exhibition program that was started along this line of thought itself.
Not everybody has the courage to come back to their hometown after a successful internship at UNESCO to pursue a dream that wasn’t even clear at that point, meet Shraddha Jain, from Jaipur the woman who did this and then some. Shraddha is the founder of Art घर, an interactive
This Colorado-based makeup artist named Jan Bonito can transform himself into anyone he wants to, literally! He is an internet sensation who is best known for his skillful make-up transformation videos in which he often transforms himself into celebrities or viral news sensations.
A first-grade school teacher Russell Powell paints realistic portraits directly on his hand, an unconventional surface, with oil paint, then using it as a stamp letting his palm-lines become part of the piece.
Depression is seen as a sign of imperfection, humiliation and rejection by family, friends and relatives. It brings an amount of embarrassment and guilt to the person suffering from it, making them keep it a lifelong secret.
Each artist is unique and has their own complex combinations of styles and influences. Here is a list of artists and their artworks that have inspired future generations of creative thinkers.
According to the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, 1 rape happen every half-an-hour in India. Newspapers regularly carry depressing tales of sexual assaults on women. One of these protests came in the form of a comic “superhero” and rape-victim named Priya.
Cartist is an initiative by Jaipur-based Himanshu Jangrid, who restores vintage cars for royalty. While restoring these cars, he realized how wonderful they are. These cars that he renovates usually get parked in garages, forgotten to the world.
Rock & Roll is not just mere loudness; its passion, intensity, honesty, charisma, and excitement all rolled in one. It’s influence can be seen even today in movies, music, lifestyle, language and culture.
Beatboxing is the art of creating music using only your mouth. You will be amazed by the kind of sounds the human mouth can make, its unbelievable. Ever made funny sounds to make your friends laugh?
Comedy has become a powerful tool to communicate ideas and share tragic situations with a satirical undertone. Comedians talk about feminism, free speech, sex education, current affairs, and contemporary issues in their own funny way.
It refers to a time before the origin of the universe when supernatural beings existed. They wandered in the form of animals, leaving their offsprings and descendants. These paintings were made to explain the origin of animals in Australia. There are usually several different depictions, but most elements are similar.
Somewhere between light and dark; they found a perfect combo of tint and shade. Their photographs have traversed boundaries; capturing smile and each picturesque place. They are the photographers of India who speak through awe-inspiring clicks.Their pictures extract the extraordinary from the ordinary. They are the ones who find their
Stoner. Self-made. Self-centered. Gay bear. Rookie hedonist. – Navin Noronha, 2017. While I don’t care much for generational elitism, many would agree that the comic scene in India currently is going through it’s ‘Golden Age’. Fresh, stereotype-defying, and having no affinity for bullshit, we are exposed to great content from
A restless soul looking for calm; A passionate girl chasing her dreams; An inspiration for many, speaking wonders through her art. A crazy heart creating a house full of art- Nimisha Verma, the artist left her home at a young age to live her dream. The girl who sees more
Twitter. Where self titled pundits fight with other self titled pundits over issues that they have no influence over. Twitter might be the best place to interrupt and stalk a conversation happening between two random people, and it’s completely okay to do so. While on the exterior, Twitter may seem