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39th Surtarang discovers new singing talents as Sonu Nigam and Pankaj Udhas add zest to the event

A global cultural programme, the "39th Surtarang" was organized by Sangam Kala Group with celebrated artists like Sonu Nigam and Pankaj Udhas participating in the event.

Launch of special festive audio album KaneKane

Kolkata/IBNS: Theatre enthusiast and graphic designer Subhamay Basu, who spearheaded the digital portal ‘timesoftheatre’, has launched an audio album for the upcoming Durga Puja.

Hansa Veena exponent Pandit Barun Kumar Pal critical after suffering stroke

Kolkata: Pandit Barun Kumar Pal, an exponent of Indian slide guitar Hansa Veena and one of the seniormost disciples of late sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, has been in a hospital in Kolkata battling post stroke complications, his family said on Thursday.

Sangam Kala Group organises global music competition Sangeet Deewane

New Delhi/IBNS: Sangam Kala Group, a Delhi-based non-commercial registered organisation which works in areas of cultural promotion, organised a global music competition called Sangeet Deewane.

Rituparna Sengupta inaugurates Harshit Agrawal’s solo exhibition at Kolkata's Emami Art

Kolkata/IBNS: Emami Art, a contemporary art gallery based in Kolkata, opened its door to India’s first solo exhibition of AI Art featuring works by artist Harshit Agrawal and curated by Myna Mukherjee.

Online painting competition held at Kishtwar, J&K: Indian Army

Jammu/IBNS: The Indian Army organised an online painting competition at Thatri, Kishtwar on Sunday.

Once Upon a Time In Mumbai: Through the Eyes of the Kolis

Despite its stellar development, Mumbai cannot ignore the knowledge that resides with its earliest inhabitants, the Koli community. A digital exhibition launched on World Indigenous People's Day on Aug 9 now explores Mumbai through the lens of these first residents of a fishing community. Uttara Gangopadhayay reports

Digital archive on Bengali singer Feroza Begum launched on her birthday

Kolkata/IBNS: The musical legacy of famous Bengali singer Feroza Begum (1930-2014), who has a great following both in her home country of Bangladesh as well as in West Bengal in India, has now been perpetuated through a digital archive.

Canada will witness the first drive-thru Indian cultural parade on Aug 15 in Mississauga: Panorama India

Panorama India has been celebrating India Day for the last 21 years. During a Zoom meeting on July 7 hosted by IBNS Correspondent Asha Bajaj,  its Chairperson Sumeeta Kohli, President & Chief Executive Officer of ICICI Bank Sandeep Goel and Director and CEO of Tourism Mississauga Victoria Clarke  share about India Day 2021 celebrations.

India doesn't require Information and Broadcasting Ministry: Congress leader Manish Tewari

Former Information and Broadcasting Minister and Congress leader Manish Tewari feels there is no need to have the portfolio which he once had served under former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. In an exclusive chat with Archana Dalmia in another session of Ek Mulakat Vishesh, organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement, Tewari, a lawyer by profession, also spoke on crime and law. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings more

Mughal Art: A blending and a flowering

Mughal art, as it branched into many areas of creativity, blended seamlessly with local socio-cultural ethos of the adopted country. It is a fascinating journey of discovery for Ranjita Biswas as revealed through the pages of a recently published book, Reflections on Mughal Art & Culture

Life and struggle are synonymous: Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

Transgender/Hijra rights activist, actor, dancer and choreographer Acharya Mahamandaleshwar Laxmi Narayan Tripathi was the guest at Kalam Vishesh organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement. In an exclusive chat with entrepreneur Apra Kucchal of Ehsaas Women of Jaipur, Laxmi Narayan Tripathi spoke about her struggle in life and rise to the rank now she holds. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings highlights

Vaishali Kala Kendra to observe International Yoga Day through dance-based Nritya Yog

Noida/IBNS: Vaishali Kala Kendra Noida in association with US-based Trinayan Collective will hold a special programme on June 20, International Yoga Day.

Doordarshan brings a new show on Hindustani classical music featuring legendary artists

Kolkata: Classical music lovers are in for a treat with the telecast of Doordarshan Delhi Kendra’s new show "My Favourite Raaga" on DD Bharati. The show features the who's who of Hindustani Classical music such as Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pt Rajan & Sajan Mishra, Pt Vishwa Mohan Bhat, Ustad Shahid Parvez amongst other stalwarts.

A timely reminder of the legacy of Visva Bharati

Kolkata/IBNS: At a time when dark clouds of controversy seem to overwhelm Visva-Bharati, here is a video documentation which revisits the legacy of education and cultural transcendence that the university envisioned and nurtured.