Ari Roland Jazz Quartet of the...

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Kolkata, Dec 12 (IBNS): As the Ari Roland Jazz Quartet’s music fused with the soulful Baul songs of Bengal, the audience was practically ready to do a 'Dumbledore' (headmaster of Hogwarts in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series), ready to repeat his famous comment, “Ah, music, ... A magic beyond all we do here!”

Workshop focuses on preservation of traditional mask-making art o...

Kolkata, Nov 30 (IBNS): To encourage the traditional mask makers of north Bengal and to pave the way for research and documentation of this art form, an eight-day workshop was recently organised under the aegis of  West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University, and the Lalit Kala Akademi, Regional Centre, Kolkata.

Exhibition of Islamic Calligraphy from Rampur Raza Library opens ...

New Delhi/Brunei, Nov 10 (IBNS): An exhibition of photographs of Islamic Calligraphy from the Rampur Raza Library of India's Ministry of Culture was inaugurated on Thursday in Brunei Darussalam.

Beauty on the floor

Get floored, literally, by the beauty and craftsmanship of the traditional alpana art of Bengal, which is getting a new life during public festivities like puja, and even during the recent U-17 FIFA World Cup, writes Uttara Gangopadhyay

Puppets Unite Neighbours is the theme of the International Puppet...
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IBNS): Kolkata saw the unveiling of an international puppet festival on Thursday at Mohor Kunj, with a procession of puppeteers from across the globe, a host of school children and performing artists.
Sourav Ganguly wishes luck to Dona Ganguly-Prodyut Mukherjee Rhyt...
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IBNS): Former Indian skipper of the national cricket team and the current President of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), Sourav Ganguly extended his greetings to his wife Dona Ganguly and tabla exponent Pt Prodyut Mukherjee for their upcoming fusion project.
Independence Gala marks the culmination of UK- India 2017 Year of...
London, Oct 5 (IBNS): The deep cultural ties, partnership and the long relationship between India and the UK over the past 70 years was marked last night with a richly diverse showcase of the very finest dance and music from both nations.
University of Birmingham welcomes Indian musician Hans Raj Hans
Birmingham, Sept 28 (IBNS): Indian music superstar Hans Raj Hans visited the University of Birmingham and found out more about University life when he met students from India.
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