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 Tusu Dance
There is this festival in rural Bengal called `Tusu`. It`s basically a festival of the tribes that I..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star0On : 5/23/2018 5:08:22 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Muruja Painting
I want to know about the history and origin of Muruja Painting...
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 5/23/2018 5:05:20 AM
By : Vicky Verma
 Chapora Fort
This fort gained popularity for its unique architecture portrayed in many Bollywood films. However l..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star1On : 5/23/2018 4:59:01 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 Origin of Regional Dances
Most of the Indian regional dances have their origin from the tribes. Is this true?..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 5/23/2018 4:53:37 AM
By : Drishti Patel
 Palaces renovated to Heritage Hotels
Many Indian palaces have been renovated to heritage hotels. It is a good idea going by the maintenan..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 5/22/2018 5:06:52 AM
By : Abhinav Dey
 Cane Craft of West Bengal
Rural Bengal is famous for different types of Cane craft and unfortunately this is a lesser known ar..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 5/22/2018 4:56:49 AM
By : Monish Mishra
 Edakkal Caves
Edakkal Caves is supposed to have a similarity with Indus valley civilisation. This natural splendou..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 5/19/2018 3:50:26 AM
By : Poonam Malhotra
 Origin of Ramadan and its Significance
I want to know about the origin of Ramadan. Also the purpose of this month long fast and discipline ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star1On : 5/17/2018 5:04:33 AM
By : Drishti Patel
 Vellore Fort
It was originally constructed by Vijaynagar Empire. This fort standing amidst mountains was captured..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 5/16/2018 5:25:35 AM
By : Vicky Verma
 Lace Work
There is a huge race in fashion industry about lace attires. This has always been in fashion but one..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star1On : 5/15/2018 5:45:31 AM
By : Sonika Gupta
 Bihu Dance of Assam
Bihu is a simple yet elegant form of classical performing art in Assam. The dance may not have the g..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 5/14/2018 5:06:33 AM
By : Drishti Patel
 Terracotta Sculpture
Terracotta art is very popular in India and is found in abundance in temples. What are the main feat..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star3On : 5/13/2018 11:10:06 PM
By : Sonika Gupta
 Golconda Fort
This fort is several hundred years old and has a rich history and architecture. I want to know about..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star5On : 3/16/2018 4:10:16 AM
By : Monish Mishra
 Concept and Theme of Yakshagana
This is a popular performing art in south India. However, the concept and theme of this traditional ..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 2/27/2018 4:32:38 AM
By : Drishti Patel
 Features of Bengal Patua Work
This is one of the diminishing arts of Bengal expressed through a riot of colours. Patua work has ce..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 2/17/2018 3:31:00 AM
By : Rasika Chopra
 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
 Metal Crafts of India
Metal crafts in India have gained immense popularity with time. They have evolved since centuries wi..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star2On : 2/2/2018 4:21:21 AM
By : Amrita Poddar
 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
 National Emblem
The national emblem of India is an adaptation of the Lion Capital atop the Ashoka Pillar of Sarnath,..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 11/23/2017 3:53:58 AM
By : Nisha Arora
 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
 Indian Festivals celebrated abroad
The Indian colour festival Holi kicked off its celebrations recently in Egypt introducing fun and jo..
1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star4On : 10/13/2017 3:31:30 AM
By : Pooja Verma
 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
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