Category Archives: Performing arts

“Magnetic Fields”: Festival of Contemporary Music & Arts (14-16 December 2018) – Rajasthan

Festival date (2018): 14-16 December | Learn more: http://magneticfields.in Started in 2013, Magnetic Fields is held in the majestic setting of the 17-century palace Alsisar Mahal at Jhunjhunu offering a unique marriage of contemporary culture with Rajasthani heritage and hospitality. From pure … Continue reading

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Globalising a tribal art based on geometric forms: Mandana drawings – Rajasthan

Koshilaya Devi, a 68-year-old artist from Rajasthan’s Baran city has been working hard to preserve and conserve the traditional white chalk on red background Mandana drawings | Read the full story in the Hindustan Times (24 August 2016) >> A 68-year-old woman … Continue reading

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Tip | Custom search: Finding press reports on India’s tribal heritage and images in leading periodicals and web portals

Search for “tribal”, “adivasi” in combination with keywords of special interest like “medicinal plant”, “ethnobotany ethno botany”; or restrict results to certain periodicals by adding specific titles or states of India (e.g. “adivasi nutrition hindu express”, “tribal education deccanherald.com”, “particularly vulnerable … Continue reading

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Slideshow & Video | Performances by Sanskritic Mancha Assam: Promoting traditional art and culture – Assam

Sanskritic Mancha Assam, a socio cultural organization since 1997, at Guwahati, has given regular workshops and performances within and outside the state and abroad under different organization viz. ICCR (Ministry of External Affairs, Govt.of India), Festival of India Cell(FOI), Ministry … Continue reading

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Linguistic diversity and multilingualism – Interviews with Prof. Ganesh Devy

Devy has worked incessantly to establish the linguistic diversity and numeric strength of subaltern cultures in India. In a politically resonant statement during a public lecture last year in Bengaluru, he said the most beloved stories of mainstream Hinduism start … Continue reading

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