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New Delhi to celebrate indigenous wool of Kutch with ‘Desi Oon’

New Delhi will see a four-day exhibition ‘Desi Oon’ celebrating the indigenous wool of Kutch at Bikaner House starting from January 10. The exhibition is presented by Khamir, a platform for preserving and facilitating the craft, heritage and cultural ecology of Kutch. The showcase will feature interaction sessions with Kutch’s respected artisans and herders on […]

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Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav Aims at the Young Audience

The national capital will witness a revival of heritage of Indian classical music and dance via the 19th edition of four-day Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav from January 9. The festival aims to rope in the youth as audience and patrons of the classical arts which have taken birth in India. Dedicated to late […]

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What to expect from India Art Fair 2020?

The 12th edition of the India Art Fair will showcase over 75 exhibitors spanning 20 different global cities. The format has also been extended to include live performances and events across the Capital. There is also a platform for talks and panel discussions which positions artists who are at the core of the fair. Jagdip […]

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YouTube, Facebook has Changed the Indian Music Market: Kavita Krishnamurthy

Singer Kavita Krishnamurthy, feels that the independent music scene in India has become “very, very good” now. She expressed her views during the Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival 2020 in the national capital on Saturday. Talking about the impact of internet and social media she further elaborated, “earlier, any singer who had to make a headway as […]

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New Delhi World Book Fair 2020 starts in Delhi

The 28th edition of the much-attended New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) kick started at the Pragati Maidan on Saturday. This year hosting more than 600 exhibitors the fair marks Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, with its theme ‘Gandhi: The Writers’ Writer.’ “The theme is an attempt to give book lovers a glimpse of how […]

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Art and Culture Calendar 2020

For all the art and cultural junkies, here is a list of events throughout the year that you can walk from city to city which will help you escape the metropolitan crowd for a while and give some time to rejuvenate. The most striking and welcoming aspect of these festivals is the fact that they […]

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Christie’s to feature highlights at Mumbai Gallery Weekend

Auction house Christie’s is all set to present a strong-selection of highlights during the Mumbai Gallery Weekend, from 9 to 12 January 2020. The occasion will also see a guided tour by Christie’s specialists and there will be more than 150 works of Modern and Contemporary Indian art at the auction. The auction house also […]

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India’s first ‘Make Me Up’ festival held in Gurugram

India’s first edition of ‘Make Me Up’ festival was recently held in Gurugram where professionals, consumers, brands and influencers from the beauty space came together at one platform. The event was organised by Touchwood Entertainment Ltd. and Vibgyor where luminaries from the skin, makeup and hair space, took masterclasses, demonstrations and interactive sessions. It also […]

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Ban Lifted on CAA, NRC-linked Exhibits at Goa Art Festival

Serendipity Arts Festival in Goa opened the banned exhibits for public viewing on Sunday, the last day of the event after facing criticism from civil society. On Wednesday, two art installations involving Assamese Miyah poetry and a public graffiti, both of which bore oblique references to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register […]

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Diggi Palace to see Jaipur Literature Festival for the last time in 2020

The annual Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) will be organised at Diggi Palace for the last time in the year 2020. Rajasthan chief secretary D.B. Gupta at a meeting on Thursday said that the decision of organising Jaipur Literature Festival at a different venue from 2021 onwards was priorly decided. The decision has been taken due […]