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Video | Votive Terracotta of Molela: Cultural heritage sustained by tribal communities – Rajasthan & Gujarat

Votive terracotta painted plaques produced by the terracotta artisans of Molela is a hand modelled hollow relief of Hindu deities, especially of the neo-Vaishnava deity, Dev Narayan. Dev Narayan is accompanied by his characteristic snake symbol in the plaque. Made … Continue reading

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Video | Rathwa ni Gher: Tribal dance as “creative expression of cultural identity and understanding of the nature” – Gujarat

The Rathwas, who dwell in Rath-Vistar, the hilly area of the southeastern part of Gujarat state, perform the Rathwa ni Gher dance on the occasion of Holi (festival of colours) also known as Kavant festival, named after the place where … Continue reading

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Zonal Cultural Centres: List of “Component States” allocated to each centre – Government of India

North Central Zone Cultural Centre – Headquarter: AllahabadComponent States: Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Harayana, Bihar & Delhi North Zone Cultural Centre – Headquarter: PatialaComponent States: Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kasmir, Rajasthan, Harayana, Punjab, UT Chandigarh West Zone Cultural Centre – Headquarter: UdaipurComponent States: Goa, Gujarat, … Continue reading

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New gallery to showcase exquisite tribal and folk art: Recognizing an important yet neglected side of the Indian heritage”: National Museum – New Delhi

The Hindu, NEW DELHI, February 7, 2014 The National Museum has got another newly-designed gallery – Tradition, Art and Continuity – which is displaying about 200 exhibits of ethnographic interest. It was inaugurated on Thursday by Union Culture Minister Chandresh … Continue reading

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Video | Women’s dance to the rhythmic sound of bamboo: “Lebang Boomani” of the Kolai community – Tripura

During the month of Karthik and Agrahayana, when the crop is harvested tribal women use to spent their leisure hours by making handloom cloths. The very colourful attires of Tribal women are Rignai and Risa. The women wear Rignai at … Continue reading

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