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Union of movements, acrobatics

The Indian Council of Cultural Relations, Kolkata, provided a platform to Jodharam Kumar's team of Purulia Chhau dancers to perform Shumbha Nishumba Badh. Chhau productions are generally all-night affairs where villagers come from far and wide and ... The Statesman, 1 month ago

Chhau artiste missing

A chhau artiste from Purulia district of Bengal who apparently fell into Damodar after a mini truck, in which he was travelling along with his troupe, met with an accident on the river bridge in Ramgarh late last night, is still missing. Police suspect Uttam ...
 The Telegraph2 months ago
India Today

The hills are alive

Head to the unfrequented hills of purulia for a weekend break. Till recently, Purulia was just one of the 21 districts in West Bengal, known for the Chhau dance-a form that celebrates martial arts and acrobatics that originated in the region.
 India Today3 days ago
Reuters India

Masked in India

Dancers hold their masks as they pose for pictures after taking part in the day long village festival of Chhau, at Malti village in Purulia district, in West Bengal January 31, 2015. Chhau is a traditional folk dance which involves singing, dancing ...
 Reuters India5 days ago
New Indian Express

Gotipua steals the show

VISAKHAPATNAM: IT was a visual treat for the dance aficionados at the Vysakhi Nrithyostav, the ninth All India Classical Dance Festival, that began at Kalabharthi Auditorium here on Thursday. The Gotipua dance performed by the artistes from Odisha ...
 New Indian Express2 days ago Vysakhi Nrithyotsav to showcase 8 dance forms  Times of India1 month ago
Washington Post

The 2016 Washington Post Travel photo contest announces its winners and finalists

We know where youve been — and not because of flagrant humblebragging. This is the 17th annual Travel photo contest, for which we encouraged you to flaunt your pictures. We received nearly 1,300 submissions, and you certainly set the globe ...
 Washington Post1 month ago

West Bengal seeks geographical indication tag for handicrafts

KOLKATA: The West Bengal State Council of Science and Technology is seeking GI recognition for various handicrafts which are unique in character and have the potential to be marketed nationally and internationally. Officials of the state patent ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Bengal handicrafts to get new fillip with GI tags  Oneindia1 month ago

PTI - HANDICRAFTS 2LAST - MSME department officials said the idea is to revive such art-based cottage industries to generate livelihoo

HANDICRAFTS 2LAST - MSME department officials said the idea is to revive such art-based cottage industries to generate livelihoo Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. In West Midnapore district, it is estimated that there are about 4,500 weavers who are ...
 Namibia Press Agency1 month ago
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