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Buy traditional handicrafts and weaves to help local artists; check out online platform of Kutchi Bazaar

New Delhi/IBNS: Kutch, lying along the western border of India, in the state of Gujarat, is known for its handicrafts, including embroidered textiles, ‘ajrakh’ block printing, wood carvings, leather art, etc.; a haven for those who love ethnic products.

Gallery 1000A in New Delhi is hosting an exhibition by three eminent sculptors from Kolkata

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi-based Gallery 1000A is currently hosting a group show by three well-known sculptors from Kolkata- Tapas Sarkar, Debobrata De and Barun Pramanik.

Vienna in audacious campaign strips on OnlyFans social network to showcase historical nude art

The Vienna Tourist Board is once again putting artistic freedom at the centre of social debate in its latest audacious marketing initiative with high-profile social network OnlyFans.

The Artemist celebrates 5 years of creativity

Kolkata/IBNS: The Artemist is celebrating five years of creativity and artfulness in West Bengal with an exhibition for over 100 artists and over 250 art pieces on display for you to appreciate.

Kreative Minds encourages students to create art from discarded material

Bengaluru/IBNS: Kreative Minds, a Bengaluru-based organisation offering courses in art, design, craft and music, decided to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his birthday (October 2) a little differently.

Indie Pop singer Nikhil Swaroop releases 'Azal' with Youtube star Shraddha Sharma

Delhi based singer-songwriter Nikhil Swaroop recently released a pop ballad titled 'Azal' with Shraddha Sharma, a celebrated Youtuber.

Vaishali Kala Kendra and Trinayan collective celebrate Navratri through 'Ek Prayas'

Kolkata/IBNS: Vaishali Kala Kendra, promoter of Odissi dance/music, and Trinayan collective, a New Jersey and New York-based art and culture organisation, hosted an online event- 'Ek Prayaas' - to celebrate Navratri.

Toronto’s first barir pujo marks their fifth year celebration

Toronto: The Chakrabarti family of Greater Toronto Area (Brampton) started celebrating Durga Puja five years back to revive the lost traditions of the family and since then, earned the title of the first overseas family Durga Puja celebrations in Canada. 

Kumartuli Walk: Where the Mother Goddess is a 'Deltasur' slayer

In the warrens of Kolkata's clay artists' colony Kumartuli, the idols of goddess Durga with ten splayed arms and three observant eyes, are getting final touches in the second year of a global pandemic. IBNS writer Debayani Bose marvels at the defiance of the potters to disease and universal budget crunch as they mold the lumps of clay into paragons of divinity 

Tagore introduced me to the beating heart of Bengal: Monica Shie

Monica Shie bids goodbye to Kolkata after her two-year-long stint in the City of Joy as the Director of American Center and as the Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Consulate General Kolkata. Ahead of her departure she shares with IBNS the experience and excitement of her time in the eastern metropolis 

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.