February 05, 2023 20:33 (IST)
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Behala Art Fest: Do not miss this street art festival if you are in Kolkata for the weekend

Kolkata/IBNS: Starting on February 3 this year is the fourth edition of the Behala Art Fest, a street art festival, in the southern part of Kolkata.

IGNCA Kala Nidhi Division observes 34th Foundation Day, with academic discussions to film festivals

New Delhi/IBNS: Interdisciplinary studies, the importance of literary museums, the need for a ‘national register’ of Indian culture and heritage, were some of the key aspects discussed during the 34th Foundation Day celebration of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) Kala Nidhi Division, held in New Delhi.

Young leaders of seven nations to experience the ethos of Indian democracy: ICCR

New Delhi/IBNS: As many as 29 young leaders from seven countries will experience the ethos of Indian democracy, cultural heritage, and development initiatives under the ‘Gen-Next Democracy Network Programme’ of the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR).

Rupa Bharati celebrates 60 years of Nrityashree Keka Chattopadhyay's dance life

Kolkata/IBNS: With the aim of honing the dancing skills of the Nrityashree Keka Chattopadhyay who completed her 60 years Diamond Jubilee in her dance career which was organized by Rupa Bharati.

Emami Art presents sculptures by K.S. Radhakrishnan

Kolkata/IBNS: Emami Art, one of India's leading contemporary art galleries based in Kolkata, presents The Crowd and Its Avatars, a major exhibition of sculptures by celebrated Indian sculptor K.S. Radhakrishnan. Including approximately seventy-five artworks.

British guitar legend Jeff Beck dies at the age of 78

Jeff Beck, the iconic English rock guitarist who rose to fame with the Yardbirds and afterwards fronted the Jeff Beck Group, passed away at age 78 on Wednesday, his official Twitter handle confirmed.

Shankar Mahadevan to sing on the eve of Ganga Vilas Cruise launch at Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath Corridor

New Delhi/IBNS: Ministry of Culture will organise a grand curtain raiser cultural program 'Sur Sarita - Symphony of Ganga' on the eve of the launch of the world's longest river cruise on 12th January 2023 at Varanasi.

Manchester Museum to reopen on February 18; new gallery on South Asia

Manchester, UK/IBNS: Visitors to the United Kingdom (UK), especially those from south Asia, now have a spectacular attraction to add to their itinerary – the Manchester Museum.

Kolkata Street Music Festival season 3 celebrates genius of street musicians and street art in city

Kolkata/IBNS: The Kolkata Street Music Festival's third season has celebrated some of the street musicians and street art in the city.

Jammu and Kashmir hosts Amrit Yuva Kalotsav, artists from different parts of India participate 

Jammu: The Sangeet Natak Academy, in association with Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Arts, Culture and Linguistics and the Gardhari Lal Dogra Memorial Degree College, Hiranagar, recently hosted the  Amrit Yuva Kalotsav in Jammu in which artists from different corners of the region participated, media reports said.

In memory of single screen

Noted photographer Bijoy Chowdhury's annual calendar is a tribute to a fading era of watching movies in single screen theatres. The award-winning lensman and documentary filmmaker's calendar is a collection of black and white images capturing the vignettes of Kolkata's iconic showhouses breathing their last. 

Eminent Rabindra Sangeet singer Sumitra Sen passes away in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Eminent Bengali Rabindra Sangeet singer Sumitra Sen passed away at the age of 89 here on Tuesday.

'Probashir Pronaam' tugs at the cultural heartstrings of NRIs

Kolkata: A cultural event “Probashir Pronaam: A Tribute to the elderly” held at the G D Birla Sabhaghar brought together residents and non-resident Indians, especially overseas Bengalis, to pay rich tributes to the glorious golden musical generation of Bengal and also reiterated their love and support for the senior citizens of Kolkata.

Beatblasters announces debut instrumental album on its 8th birthday

One of the very noted percussion bands Beatblasters has announced its debut album on its eighth birthday.

Kashmir's young rapper Anam Nasir breaks glass ceiling

With peace returning to Kashmir after several decades of terrorist violence, youth are getting a second chance to pursue their dreams. And music is one weapon that the youth of the valley now pick up to earn their place under the sun.