NALBARI, Feb 23 - Jivan Silpi Adya Sarma award for 2017 was presented to renowned folk artist and flute maestro Prabhat Sarma in a function held at Nalbari Art School Premises on the occasion of second death anniversary of Guruji Adya Sarma on Wendesday. The Assam Tribune, 2 months ago
The second edition of Northeast Fiesta, organized by the Northeast students' organizations in association with 'MBD NEOPOLIS' was recently held in Jalandhar. The-two days Northeast Fiesta showcased the rich culture and tradition of the northeastern states.catchnews.com, 20 hours ago
Born and abandoned in Mumbai, reborn in Sweden, Erika Sandberg says she is Indian on the outside, but feels Swedish on the inside.Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel narrates her tale.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com In August 1976, a Swissair jet flew out of the monsoon skies of Bombay, due west, with a precious little bundle onboard. The Boeing was headed for Zurich. In Switzerland probably another air hostess took careful charge of this special delivery as she boarded a flight headed ...Rediff.com, 20 hours ago
'Anyone who heard her sing was left with a lump in the throat.'Sunita Budhiraja recounts her encounters with the Goddess of Swara. IMAGE: 'Vrindavan being the bhoomi of Krishna, her music united the audience with the Lord.''She became one with the universe while she sang and no longer remained Kishori Amonkar.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Shobha Deepak Singh Kishori Amonkar's singing always left me numb. I have listened to her music for more than four decades and it has never happened that I was ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Last year we had mentioned that Richa Chadha is all set to step into production with a Punjabi short film which has been directed by a friend of hers, Rupinder Inderjit. The short film even managed to travel to a few festivals internationally. Now adding to ...Bollywood Hungama, 1 week ago Richa Chadha' brother debuts as a musician for her maiden production catchnews.com, 1 week ago
Ganabharathi, Mysuru, has organised a day-long Swathi Thirunal Day, to commemorate the birth anniversary of the composer on April 23. Leading musicians are rendering the compositions of Swathi Thirunal on the day. The programme starts at 10 am, with H ...Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
I am a Hindu by birth and by enduring faith. The house that I was born into that my grandfather built, had no special puja room — but the plaster of Paris statue of a flute playing Krishna, the Ravi Varma oleographs of a Lakshmi rising from a lotus with ...First Post.com, 2 weeks ago
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Washington : People took to the streets of Washington D.C. on April 8, 2017 to celebrate spring and cherry blossoms at the annual Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. The festival, held every April, thrills tourists and Washington, D.C., residents alike with ...DNA, 2 weeks ago
Ranjita Ganesan and Nikita Puri chronicle the journey of Abhishek Poddar, one of India's leading art patrons. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The model who has become fairy godmother to Indian artists How Nita Ambani became a patron of the arts His basic black shirt and dark blue jeans were designed to escape attention. Still, in the ritzy ballroom of Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, many eyes followed Abhishek Poddar as he took a seat somewhere in the small crowd and routinely ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
An increasing number of young classical musicians are dabbling in fusion music, discovers Aditi Divekar. IMAGE: "Fusion offers ample scope to an artiste to experiment with his or her music and, in the process, create something new," says Niladri Kumar, seen here with his invention, the Zitar. Photograph: Kind courtesy niladrikumar.com It is no longer unusual to see sitarist Niladri Kumar or flautist Rakesh Chaurasia, nephew of flute maestro Hariprasad Chaurasia, performing in a flashy ambience ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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