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Young artists strive to revive Chhattisgarh's 'Godna' tribal art

August 13, 2022 10:50 am

Nearly 20 young locals attended a 15-day training on Godna and modern tattoo art organised at the Bastar Academy of Dance, Art and Language (BADAL) by the district administration in May and June this year

Everything to know about Gujarat Tourism's month-long 'Megh Malhar' festival

August 13, 2022 10:50 am

The event has been organised in the state's only hill station, Saputara. It started on July 30 and will go on till August 30

Dior called out for appropriating Chinese culture with skirt design from Ming Dynasty era

July 27, 2022 11:21 am

The garment in question is a $3,800 (INR 3,03,088) black pleated skirt from Dior’s fall collection, which the fashion house states "highlights the idea of community and sisterhood in looks with a school uniform allure"

New podcast series highlights the cultural connect between India and Pakistan

July 18, 2022 6:05 pm

In each episode, the interviewee will share anecdotes and their experience with regard to the changes they have seen in India and Pakistan, and how they derive inspiration from their counterparts from across the border

Hong Kong Palace Museum aims to engage city's youth with Chinese culture

June 22, 2022 6:50 pm

Spanning more than 30,000 square metres, the museum showcases more than 900 artefacts on loan from Beijing's Palace Museum in the Forbidden City, including portraits from the Qing dynasty, calligraphy and ceramics.

City performer learns ancient storytelling form of Iran to share works of Rumi

June 03, 2022 3:48 pm

Naqqāli is an ancient form of storytelling that literally translates to "narrating."

When Pasoori dancer Sheema Kermani used sari and dance to defy Zia regime in Pakistan

May 15, 2022 7:14 pm

Kermani, trained in Hindustani classical forms in India, brought dance to people against all odds, and fought for women’s rights

What is 'blaccent', and why is Awkwafina being criticised for it?

February 09, 2022 2:55 pm

The Crazy Rich Asians star explained her use of 'blaccent', writing, "My immigrant background allowed me to carve an American identity off the movies and TV shows I watched"

Drinking traditions from around the world

January 30, 2022 5:25 pm

While most people simply 'cheer' and 'toast', many countries have a little more interesting and fun approach to drinking.

CULTURE PHOTOS

10 unusual food etiquette from around the world

February 04, 2020 12:35 pm

Here is a list of quirky food etiquettes from around the world that are worth knowing about.

Intricate and divine: different moods of Durga Puja idols in Delhi's Chittaranjan Park

October 01, 2014 8:53 am

As Durga Puja celebrations are in full swing, some artisans look back and narrate their experiences.

CULTURE VIDEOS

Sukhbir Badal on drug culture in Punjab

January 12, 2015 10:13 am

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