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Eunuch community turns Santa Claus in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: The Eunuch and transgender community in Kolkata for the first time donned the hat of Santa Claus this Christmas and decided to surprise the people of the city.

Restaurants and cloud kitchens in Kolkata ready with their Christmas and New Year menus

Kolkata/IBNS: Christmas and New Year calls for special treats with family and friends. Here is a list of bars and restaurants offering curated menus.

Kolkata NGO holds Christmas party for underserved children of the city

Kolkata/IBNS: Paint Our World (POW), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), recently organised a Christmas party in the Bowbazar neighbourhood of central Kolkata for their target beneficiaries – underserved children who endured abuse and trauma.

Calcutta's musical cafe Pancham er Adday hosts Christmas High Tea

Kolkata/IBNS: Located at 62/3 Hindustan Park Road, the trendy musical café Pancham er Adday, hosted a Christmas High Tea event, which was attended by the city's socialites, actresses, entrepreneurs, and top food bloggers.

ITC Sonar and ITC Royal Bengal focus on Bengal’s traditional crafts this Christmas

Kolkata/IBNS: The popular luxury hospitality brand - ITC Hotels - has decided to go eco-friendly with their Christmas tree displayed at their Kolkata properties this year while paying tribute to the traditional crafts of Bengal.

It’s Christmas time and there’s a Carnival at all Starmark stores

Kolkata/IBNS: Starmark, Kolkata’s popular destination for books and more, has spread out a Christmas fare to bring good cheer during this festive time.

Inmask launches Christmas special masks

New Delhi, Dec 23/IBNS: The festive season is here despite the pandemic.  With a message on safety with style, Inmask has come up with its new collection of Christmas Special masks which are based on the Christmas theme to keep the spirits up.  

Fairfield by Marriott Kolkata is ready to welcome guests to its Christmas and New Year parties

Kolkata/IBNS: Take a look at what Fairfield by Marriott, the luxury property in Rajarhat, has lined up for Christmas and New Year before finalising your plans.

Christmas and New Year festivities at JW Marriott Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: JW Marriott Kolkata turns its eclectic spaces into experiential partying and dining zones this Christmas and New year. Music, global cuisine, gourmet spreads, wine, from soft to premium beverages, they want to ensure you have the best time at the year-end festivities.

Eating out in Kolkata: Seven choices for Christmas and New Year

Kolkata/IBNS: Christmas is almost upon us and New Year is round the corner. Keeping the pandemic situation in mind, restaurants and diners in Kolkata have curtailed the celebrations. Apart from holding short festivals, they are also offering a limited menu that is more focused on specialty dishes. Here is our pic of seven restaurants. But do remember, it is essential to maintain all hygiene and safety norms as well as follow pandemic rules that the administration may be implementing from time to time.

Author interview: Sanjamm Vijan on her book ‘Adopted by Santa’

It is the bond of love and care that makes a family is what Sanjamm Vijan wants to convey to children through her book.

Christmas decorations brighten up Acropolis Mall in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: With the festive season upon us, Acropolis Mall in south Kolkata, has geared up to welcome patrons with all pandemic protocols in place, according to the authorities.

Mamata unveils crib set at the Portuguese Cathedral in Kolkata on Christmas

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister  Mamata Banerjee participated at the Christmas night services marking the birth of Lord Jesus at The Cathedral of the Most Holy Rosary, also known as the Portuguese Church, on the eve of Xmas here in Kolkata.

India joins rest of the world in celebrating Christmas

New York/IBNS: It's time again for fun, frolic, and revelry as India along with the rest of the world is indulging in merrymaking on Wednesday to celebrate Christmas putting an end to one long year of waiting.

Usher in the Christmas Spirit with CC&FC

Calcutta Cricket & Football Club, one of the oldest clubs in Asia, is all set to usher in the Christmas spirit with an amazing event.