Noida/IBNS: Vaishali Kala Kendra Noida in association with US-based Trinayan Collective will hold a special programme on June 20, International Yoga Day.
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.
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.
Kolkata/IBNS: Santoor maestro Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya has initiated a virtual talent hunt program, ‘Stars of Tomorrow’ for budding performers.
Udupi/UNI: A miniature sculpture of Lord Buddha was discovered at Alembi in 76 Badagabettu village, a local suburb, near here.
Kolkata/IBNS: US-based Indian singer Joy Goswami has been instrumental in raising funds for various social causes.
Himanshu Gulati, the Indian-origin youngest MP of Norway, had also served as a Deputy Minister of Justice at the age of 25. He is one of the youngest politicians of the Scandinavian country to have assumed such a high profile post. Besides working for his party (Progress Party), Gulati, whose parents are from India, has a keen interest in travelling and has been to more than 160 countries. In an exclusive chat with Ehsaas Woman of Chandigarh, Rishma Gill, Gulati spoke about his political journey as a Norwegian and much more at a session in Ek Mulakat Vishesh, hosted by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh tracks the event
Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata-based dancer and dance-teacher Sulagna Roy Bhattacharjee recently released a music video titled "Amar Mukti Aloy Aloy" choreographed by her.
Kolkata/IBNS: Audio company Music 2000, established in 1998, recently released two new albums on their online platform to commemorate the 160th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore.
Kolkata: Dr Vinay Prabhakar Sahasrabuddhe, MP and President of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), recently witnessed leading theatre group Purba Paschim’s very acclaimed production “Ek Mancha Ek Jiban” staged at the Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.
New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi-based Swarit Foundation held the 12th edition of its concert series Smaran with live on-stage performances but maintaining all pandemic related safety protocols, including maintaining distance while seating the audience.
Kolkata/IBNS: Popular Bengali singer-songwriter Rupankar Bagchi will be performing live at JW Marriott Kolkata as part of the Poila Baisakh celebrations.
Kolkata: Indian classical vocalist and Padma Bhushan awardee Ajoy Chakrabarty has composed and dedicated a new raag, "Maitree" on the occasion of Bangabandh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary and Bangladesh’s 50 Independence Day.
Kolkata: Popular Indian singer Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty has composed a raag on the occasion of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birth centenary and to mark India-Bangladesh friendship.
Indian cities are not known for the walls of buildings transformed into art galleries as in the West. There is no Bansky yet in India where city walls are mostly usurped by politicians for flaunting their election posters. But one Kolkata neighbourhood recently showed the way, turning it into a graffiti hotspot. Photo journalist Avishek Mitra captures the change