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 Chhau Dance
Chhau is a very old folk dance practised in the eastern part of India especially in states like Beng..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 2/10/2018 4:23:37 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 Origin Shital Patti
This is an ancient art of making mats from plant products. However, I tried searching for its origin..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star1On : 2/8/2018 4:31:43 AM
By : Sheena Batra
 Christmas
Christmas is around the corner. Is there any special or unique way India celebrate this Christian fe..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 2/7/2018 4:15:02 AM
By : Sonika Gupta
 Handicrafts Fair in Kolkata
Surajkund Mela is unique as it showcases the richness and diversity of the handicrafts, handlooms an..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 2/6/2018 4:39:10 AM
By : Aman Saxena
 Chikankari Weaving Art
On my recent visit to Uttar Pradesh, I came to know about this exquisite embroidery art on fabric. I..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 1/31/2018 4:09:22 AM
By : Neel Malhotra
 Rajput Sculpture
Rajasthan offers a glimpse of some of the exquisite art and sculptures from Rajput period. The templ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 1/23/2018 3:55:30 AM
By : Piyush Sethi
 Nature Photography
Hi, I am looking for the ideal place of nature photography in Kolkata. I have visited this city for ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 1/19/2018 3:57:41 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Kalpataru Utsav
This festival is celebrated to commemorate the divine tree that grants all wishes. I have heard that..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 1/18/2018 3:10:55 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Agra Fort
There are many interesting historical facts about Agra fort that travellers often overlook engrossed..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 1/17/2018 4:20:08 AM
By : Writi Mitra
 Architecture of Charminar
Charminar is not only a historical monument but also an architectural wonder. There are several fact..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 1/13/2018 3:31:15 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Marble Palace
I have heard of this picturesque historical property which is still managed by successors of the roy..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 1/10/2018 3:59:26 AM
By : Writi Mitra
 International Sand Art Festival
International Sand Art Festival organised by the Odisha Tourism Department on the renowned Chandrabh..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 1/4/2018 3:50:24 AM
By : Amrita Poddar
 Bomdila Monastery
Though not much heard of but this is indeed a very popular one chronologically. This place hosts som..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 12/29/2017 4:15:05 AM
By : Vicky Verma
 Mohiniyattam
Mohiniyattam is one of the classical dances of India. I don t have much idea about this dance form. ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 12/26/2017 3:56:01 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Santhali Dance
This is very rare now-a-days as Santhali tribes are gradually becoming a part of the civilised masse..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 12/21/2017 4:13:07 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Sonepur Fair
I have heard so much about Sonepur fair held in Bihar. Is this really a month long fair and is suppo..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 12/9/2017 4:27:32 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 The Tale of Itu Puja
Itu Puja is the worship of Surya or Sun God in Agrahan month in West Bengal. The word Itu has evolve..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 12/8/2017 4:17:40 AM
By : Amrita Poddar
 Rash Mela
Rash Mela in West Bengal is a festival celebrating the divine love of Sri Krishna and Radha. The mon..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 12/7/2017 4:06:29 AM
By : Anamika Sen
 Tapestry
Tapestry is supposedly one of the ancient Indian arts of weaving. This may have lost its charm with ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star1On : 12/6/2017 4:13:06 AM
By : Mansi Kapoor
 Gajan Festival
It is a regional Hindu festival of West Bengal. Gajan is celebrated in hours of Lord Shiva in differ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 12/5/2017 5:48:16 AM
By : Neel Malhotra
 Jai Vilas Mahal
I was literally blown to know that this exclusive palace of authentic European architecture was buil..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 12/1/2017 4:04:57 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Etymology of Devi Durga
Devi Durga is greatly revered in the eastern part of India. She is believed to be the destroyer of e..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 11/18/2017 4:32:49 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 Paryushan
I heard about a religious festival in Jainism called Paryushan . It is a very stringently followed f..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 11/8/2017 4:29:41 AM
By : Writi Mitra
 Sculpture of Qutub Minar
Qutub Minar is a world heritage site and one of the ancient monuments in India. The most overwhelmin..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 11/1/2017 5:17:48 AM
By : Piyush Sethi
 Graffiti Art
Graffiti Art gives a different definition in art form. In India it is now flourishing in urban areas..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 10/26/2017 5:03:27 AM
By : Anamika Sen
 Unknown Facts of Mysore Palace
Mysore palace in Karnataka is regarded as the most visited palace in India. There are some lesser kn..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/11/2017 10:43:54 PM
By : Anamika Sen
 Madhubani Painting
Madhubani painting is known by different names in different regions of India. The fact is it is cons..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/6/2017 5:19:35 AM
By : Monish Mishra
 Festivals and Environment
There are many festivals in India that are celebrated in a way that harms nature. For instance every..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/4/2017 5:22:55 AM
By : Sonika Gupta
 Onam Festival
I have heard of Onam and its grand feast. I want to know more about this festival and in which place..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 9/24/2017 5:02:23 AM
By : Drishti Patel
 Dokra Art of West Bengal
Bengal is famous for its handicrafts and Dokra art is a class apart from them. It is believed that p..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 9/22/2017 4:47:03 AM
By : Vicky Verma
 4 Best Handicraft Fairs of the World
If it is not in a craft fair it is not in sight. As a vendor or artisan, you need to go out there an..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 9/21/2017 4:43:08 AM
By : Piyush Sethi
 Teej Festival
Is Teej a festival only for married women? I have heard about this festival a lot, would like to kno..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 9/16/2017 4:25:32 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Soorya Dance Festival
We are almost a couple of months away to watch this grand amalgamation of art and culture. Soorya Da..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 9/11/2017 5:08:46 AM
By : Nisha Arora
 Folk Dances of Tripura
Tripura is a culturally rich state in terms of handicrafts and performing arts. Folk dances are a pa..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 9/7/2017 5:09:14 AM
By : Neel Malhotra
 Etymology of Ganesh Chaturthi
I have heard that this day marks the birthday of Lord Ganesha. However it is also believed that Shuk..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 9/5/2017 5:02:52 AM
By : Minakshi Iyer
 Bharatnatyam
Bharatnatyam, an ancient dance form that originated 2000 years ago, is believed to be associated wit..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 8/22/2017 4:58:14 AM
By : Drishti Patel
 Story behind Sattriya dance
Sattriya dance is a very rare classical dance form of Assam which narrates the love story of Usha an..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 8/14/2017 3:22:48 AM
By : Writi Mitra
 Sculptures of Ellora Caves
Besides being a monolithic structure, Ellora caves are famous for some exquisite sculptures of ancie..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 8/12/2017 4:48:11 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Raksha Bandhan
Well, presently it is a festival where a sister ties a thread on her brother`s wrist to signify a bo..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 8/9/2017 4:50:53 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 Tulip Festival
My Nephew resides in Srinagar and informed me about the Tulip festival there. This is held every yea..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 7/29/2017 5:08:56 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 Candid Wedding Photography
I bought a DSLR and I wanted to be a wedding photographer. What type of lens do I need for wedding p..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star8On : 7/27/2017 4:25:09 AM
By : Writi Mitra
 Hemis Monastery
Last year I visited Hemis monastery and was astonished by its rich architecture and unique collectio..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 7/25/2017 4:27:42 AM
By : Neel Malhotra
 Jaigarh Fort, Rajasthan
Jaigarh Fort in Rajasthan is a favourite tourist destination near Aravalli Range. Here located the `..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 7/6/2017 4:42:16 AM
By : Neel Malhotra
 Ratha Yatra of Mahesh
Ratha Yatra of Mahesh in the Srirampur, Hugli is famous in West Bengal, after the Ratha Yatra of Odi..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 6/30/2017 5:04:04 AM
By : Amrita Poddar
 Colonial Buildings in Delhi
Please give me a list on the colonial buildings in Delhi...
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 6/27/2017 1:17:57 AM
By : Monish Mishra
 Aperture and Shutter Speed
I bought a DSLR yesterday. I am not understanding aperture and shutterspeed. Please define...
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star6On : 6/24/2017 4:32:50 AM
By : Monish Mishra
 Chowmala Palace
I have heard of this palace and his beautiful architectural grandeur. I am planning to visit this pa..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 6/20/2017 4:03:10 AM
By : Sophia James
 Best Handmade Market Places in India
Are malls becoming a thing of the past? Perhaps because no doubt online shopping has taken over our ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 6/16/2017 4:41:06 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Parashurama Dwadashi
Parashurama Dwadashi is celebrated as the birth day of Lord Parashurama. I heard it from some of the..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 6/3/2017 4:02:19 AM
By : Nisha Arora
 Metcalfe e Hall - A heritage lost in glitz
Hey has anyone ever been to Metcalfe-e-Hall in Kolkata I heard about the place from one of my friend..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 6/2/2017 5:44:28 AM
By : Tuhin Sarkar
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