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Zonal Cultural Centres – Government of India

Cultural Zones of India – Wikipedia Each zone has a zonal headquarters where a zonal cultural center has been established.[3] Several states have membership in multiple zones, but no state subdivisions are utilized in the zonal divisions. In addition to … 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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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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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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Garo Drums: Symbols associated with specific regions and social occasions – Meghalaya, Assam, Tripura, Nagaland, West Bengal & Bangladesh

Garos are a tribal group from Meghalaya, predominantly residing in the Garo Hills region. Though found in the three (now five) Garo Hills districts, they also reside in the adjoining states of Assam, Tripura, Nagaland, and West Bengal in the … Continue reading

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