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For the sake of national integrity, social solidarity, communal harmony and humanism: Promoting India’s tribal and folk artists in pursuit of excellence

India is marked by its rich traditional heritage of Tribal/Folk Arts and Culture | Read the full report here >> Since the days of remote past, the diversified art & cultural forms generated by the tribal and rural people of … 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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Madhubani tribal artist – taking ancient folk art and adapting it for today

Always deeply creative in its arts, the new designs fast forward the tribal traditions to the present. Here a courtyard is painted by a Madhubani tribal artist, taking ancient folk art and adapting it for today… …the same tradition is … Continue reading

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Unveiling richness of tribal and folk culture: Festival and exhibition at the Bhandarkar’s College of Arts and Science – Karnataka

Ganesh Prabhu, The Hindu, Kundapur (Udupi District), February 17, 2015 | To read the full article and view more photos, click here >> The richness of tribal and folk culture of coastal districts was demonstrated at the ‘Unveiling of Tribal and Folk … Continue reading

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eJournal | “Folk practitioners are an integral part of one of India’s many local cultures”: New light on a wide spectrum of Traditional Indian Medicine (TIM)

Maarten Bode, “Traditional Indian Medicine (TIM) is not just Ayurveda” in IIAS Newsletter (International Institute for Asian Studies) | No.70 | Spring 2015, p. 47 The manifesto in the Focus section ‘Theorizing Heritage’ (the Newsletter #69) gives me the opportunity … Continue reading

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