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Expert on muslin urges young textile enthusiasts at JDBI to protect th...

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Kolkata, Sept 12 (IBNS) The young generation of Indians should understand the legacy of India’s rich heritage in textiles and rise up to protect the dying traditions and revive the fabled craft of fine muslin, said top design-historian and author Dr Sonia Ashmore while addressing the students of textile science, clothing and fashion studies of J.D.Birla Institute (JDBI) here Wednesday.
India-China International Conference calls for enhanced ties of two Asian neighbours
Santiniketan, West Bengal, Sept 6 (IBNS): If China and India speak with one voice, the whole world will listen, said Zha Liyou, Consul-General of China in Kolkata at the inauguration of an international conference at Visva-Bharati University campus.
India and USA: Vanishing Mysteries
The art of magic has a long history in Indian culture, and has shaped the popular imagination of India as a "land of magic." American magicians have visited India searching for magic for centuries, and Indian magicians have performed in the U.S. as well. U.S. Fulbright Nehru scholar Dr. Shreeyash Palshikar who delivered a Talk on “Vanishing Mysteries: Magical Connections Between India and America” in Kolkata recently, mourns the lack of patronage to the street magicians. Subhashish Roy reports
Karnivool, Intervals, Shubha Mudgal, among others to headline at Bacardi NH7 Weekender Meg...
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IBNS): Get ready for a musical extravaganza in the hills this November when an eclectic mix of artists go on stage as part of the Bacardi NH7 Weekender celebration to be held in Meghalaya.
Rock percussionist Pandit Prodyut Mukherjee receives Pandit Manmohan Bhatt Memorial Award
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IBNS): Sangeet Kala Niketan presented the Pandit Manmohan Bhatt Memorial Award to rock percussionist Pandit Prodyut Mukherjee for his contribution to Indian Classical  and Fusion Music.
See how artists interpret their contemporary world at the two exhibitions presented by Kir...
New Delhi/Kolkata, Aug 9 (IBNS): New Delhi based Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA) will be presenting two distinct art exhibitions titled ‘Common Course’ -  Poetic, satirical and political commentaries' and ‘Over the edge, crossing the line - Five artists from Bengal’.
Kolkata-based Chaepani promotes independent music album of Samantak Sinha
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IBNS) : Chaepani, a Kolkata-based artistic forum, recently launched a music video called 'Baishe Ashar', which has been directed by their founder-director, Debasish Sen Sharma, who is also an independent film maker.
Gandhi as seen through the lens of traditional Indian artists
Kolkata, July 31 (UNI): Rabindranath Tagore and Mahatma Gandhi shared a unique bond though they vastly differed on ideas of nationalism.
Do not miss the fabulous artworks at the refurbished Bombay House belonging to the Tata Gr...
Mumbai, July 12 (IBNS): Bombay House, the Tata Group’s global headquarters in Maharashtra's capital city, is now sporting some fabulous artworks executed by Baaya Design in collaboration with Somaya & Kalappa Consultants.
Odishi Guru Urmila Bhaumik presents Vande Nrityam 2019 in Kolkata
Kolkata, July 2 (IBNS): Noted Odissi Guru Urmila Bhaumik presented Vande Nrityam 2019 at Rabindra Sadan celebrating the pre 20th year of her institution recently.
Music can be a tool for social change reveals 'An Evening of Classical Masterworks' at the...
Kolkata, July 1 (IBNS): The U.S. Consulate Kolkata recently hosted a concert tilted “An Evening of Classical Masterworks,” at the American Center Kolkata. 
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