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Kutch artisans to showcase at Lakme Fashion Week

As part of the initiative to bring heritage Indian craft to the forefront at the Lakme Fashion Week, artisans from Kutch will showcase at the Spring/Summer edition of the event, which begins here from February 1. Seven artisans of Kutch under Somaiya Kala ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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31st Surajkund International Crafts Mela to begin today

[India], Feb. 1 (ANI): The 31st Surajkund International Crafts Mela will begin today. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will inaugurate the fortnight-long event. The mela will remain open for public from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. till February 15. The ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
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Is this the end of the road for Varanasi's handloom weavers?

Powerlooms and a lack of policy have pushed heritage art towards extinction, say Shreya Jai and Subhayan Chakraborty. IMAGE: The weavers from Varanasi say they are struggling to survive. Photograph: Kind courtesy Jorge Royan/http://www.royan.com.ar/CC BY-SA 3.0/Wikimedia Commons Five years ago, 50-year-old Prabhu gave up the craft after teaching two generations the art of making Banarasi silk saris. Powerlooms, low wages and lack of recognition made his mind up for him. A sudden attack of ...
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Yoga enters UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity

In a diplomatic triumph for India, an intergovernmental committee of the United Nations has inscribed yoga in UNESCO's Representative List as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. "This declaration of yoga as a 'Human Treasure' enjoyed the unanimous support of 24-member Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which overturned the decision of an evaluation body of technical experts, seeking to defer the case to the next session of the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Making Indian craft desirable for today's generation: Designer Anita Dongre

She caters to a range of fashionistas with her multiple labels, each of which exude Indian elements. Popular designer Anita Dongre says sustaining craft in the country, which has a rich cultural heritage, must hold utmost importance in the fashion world ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Pranab Mukherjee to present Shilp Guru Awards on Friday

President Pranab Mukherjee will present the Shilp Guru Awards and National Awards for Master Craftspersons at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre on December 9.The awards are given in recognition of excellent craftsmanship and the major role played by ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
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Meet the 27-yr-old who visited every nation in the world in 567 days

At 24, she had lost her purpose in life. “What was missing in my life was purpose, so, I bought a wall map and 8 entrepreneurial books to start the flow of curiosity and perception.” One of the books, she bought was the ‘The Happiness of Pursuit’ by Chris Guillebeau. Fast forward three years later, this girl has entered the history books by becoming the fastest person to visit every country in the world. She is also the first woman to visit every sovereign nation. Meet ...
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Art of Corruption? Ex-Lalit Kala Akademi head accused of embezzling Rs 50 lakh

Long known as the flag-bearer of Indian art, the Lalit Kala Akademi (LKA) has now managed to paint a very different picture of itself. Documents exclusively accessed by DNA show close to Rs 50 lakh was allegedly siphoned from the LKA under a scheme started by ...
 DNA4 days ago

Golden Jubilee Nyokum Yullo begins with pomp and show

[India], Feb.19 (ANI): The formal celebration of Golden Jubilee Nyokum Yullo, 2017, began on Sunday with inauguration of Golden Jubilee Gate, Art and Craft Gallery, food courts and exhibition stalls. The day was graced by Deputy Chief Minister of Arunachal ...
 Sify4 days ago

Iconic Mughal Gardens opens to public from today

[India], Feb. 5 (ANI): The iconic Mughal Gardens of the Rashtrapati Bhavan will open for the general public from today. President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the gardens, as part of the annual Udyanotsav yesterday. The highlight of this year's Udyanotsav ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
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