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Demons are cast here

Come elections and Charida village in Purulia, West Bengal, sees a spike in demand for its Chhau dance masks depicting gods, anti-gods, and everything in between Business Line, 1 week ago

Purulia hamlet to support Mamata

Charida is an unrecognizable blip on the map. An aerial view, however, would reveal the shiny, dark roads that snake through the hamlet in Purulia, one of the most impoverished districts in West Bengal. Having received basic traces of development, the village ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Seraikela chhau fest in April

Ranchi, March 21: The much-awaited annual folk dance festival, Chhau Mahotsav, will begin from April 3 in Seraikela. Hosted by the state art and culture department, the nine-day event will see performances by chhau artistes on three schools of ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

Vignettes of intangible heritage

Inspired initially by the martial art forms, Thang Ta of Manipur, Kalaripayattu of Kerala, and Chhau from Odisha, Priti Patel, artistic director of Anjika, conceptualised Aayam — new dimensions in dance choreography — like a skillful potter. ...
 The Statesman1 month ago
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Delhi-based dancer brings Odisha's Mayurbhaj Chhau to Mumbai

Prev By Anju Maskeri | Posted 3 hours If you have ever watched a Mayurbhaj Chhau performance, chances are that you've noticed that men often outnumber women. "It is a male-oriented dance form that originated as a martial art in Orissa. It ...
 Mid Day3 weeks ago

Adventures on stage

Impresario India's Festival of Creative Arts offered quite a potpourri. The passing years have not been able to dent Bijan Mukherjee's passion for bringing to centrestage artists he finds deserving. This was underscored by the recently concluded ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

INDIA Art and Culture

Upcoming SlideShare Loading in … 5 1. 1 Indian Art and Culture E-book for CSAT and IAS Mains 2. 3 19 29 31 40 53 62 77 82 114 131 2 • Puppet forms • Painting Styles • Dance forms Classical Folk Tribal • Theater forms • ...
 SlideShare.net2 weeks ago

EC adopts 'SVEEP' to attain higher voters turnout in Bengal polls

The Election Commission has adopted a multi-pronged approach to attain higher voters turnout in West Bengal Assembly polls called Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP). Having studied the trends of voters behaviour across ...
 NetIndia123.com3 weeks ago

India's Rich Intangible Cultural Treasures

India, that vast, intriguing subcontinent in south central Asia, has a population of over 1.2 billion, two official languages (Hindi and English), and dozens of other official or scheduled languages plus around 190 endangered languages. It has 32 ...
 Epoch Times1 month ago

Congress has become CPI(M)'s A-team from B-team: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee today said Congress was CPI(M)'s B-team in the past and now it has become A-team. Addressing an election rally here, Ms Banerjee said, "CPI(M) and Congress were always ...
 NetIndia123.com1 month ago
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