Culture

  • Dholavira: A Harappan City Among The UNESCO’s World Heritage List
    The Harappan city of Dholavira in Gujarat’s Rann of Kutch has found a place in UNESCO’s World Heritage list, making it the 40th world heritage property in the country. The UNESCO announcement on Dholavira, which was made Tuesday, follows the agency’s announcement listing Rudreswara Temple, also […]
  • World Nature Conservation Day 2021: Significance, Wishes, Quotes, Messages
    Protecting and conserving the environment is everyone’s responsibility. World Nature Conservation Day is celebrated to acknowledge the importance of a healthy environment for human society. July 28 is celebrated as World Nature Conservation Day every year to spread awareness to conserve resources that play a […]
  • Kargil Vijay Diwas 2021: Significance, Quotes, Status, SMS
    Kargil Vijay Diwas 2021: Significance The Indian armed forces had defeated the Pakistan army in Kargil in July 1999. Since then this day (July 26) is being celebrated as ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas‘. On this day, people all over the country pay tributes to soldiers who […]
  • Guru Purnima 2021: PM Modi extends hearty greetings
    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended greetings on the occasion of Guru Purnima. “Hearty greetings to the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima,” the Prime Minister tweeted. He will also share a message at the Ashadha Purnima-Dhamma Chakra Day programme […]
  • Guru Purnima 2021: Significance, Date And Time
    Happy Guru Purnima 2021: Day to worship your teachers and mentors, will be observed on Saturday, July 24. Teachers are our guiding angel. They guide us on the right path and therefore it becomes important for us to thank them for their selfless service. Guru Purnima […]
  • Tanda Francis Turn Plywood From Black Lives Matter Protests Into Sculptures
    To honor those who participated and create a permanent tribute to the racial justice movement, Tanda Francis took plywood used to board up storefronts across the city last year and turned it into a sculpture called “RockIt Black.” For New York artist Tanda Francis, the […]
  • Getty Announces Grants Worth $1.55 Million; City Palace Museum Grants Rs 70,00,000
    Getty has announced 19 new grants worth $1.55 million to support exhibitions, publications and digital projects around graphic arts. Udaipur’s City Palace Museum, Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation has been granted Rs 70,00,000 for an exhibition and publication on 18th to 19th-century maps and landscapes from […]
  • Actors Remember Surekha Sikri’s Contributions To Indian Theatre
    Veteran actor Surekha Sikri passed away at 75 on July 16 due to a cardiac arrest. Her death was condoled by many members of the film industry. Meanwhile, her alma mater National School of Drama (NSD) took to Twitter to grieve her demise. NSD called […]
  • Belgium’s Africa Museum Begins Process To Return Stolen Art To Congo
    From the late 19th century to 1960, thousands of artworks including wooden statues, elephant ivory masks, manuscripts and musical instruments were likely taken by Belgian and other European collectors, scientists, explorers and soldiers from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Belgium’s Africa Museum, once a celebration […]
  • How Do You Move A 30-Ton Diego Rivera Fresco?
    Written by Carol Pogash For decades the monumental 10-panel fresco by Diego Rivera depicting a continent linked by creativity has been mounted in the lobby of a theater at City College of San Francisco. There, somewhat tucked away from the art world, it has been […]
  • Jagannath Rath Yatra 2021: Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra Began With Snana Purnima
    The annual festival of Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra began today (June 24) with Snana Purnima. On this day, it is considered auspicious to bathe in the holy water and begin the jalyatra. The festival is celebrated by worshipping Lord Jagannath (ruler of the world), his elder brother […]
  • Weavers use creativity To Encourage Vaccination
    In a creative attempt to highlight how the Maheshwar handloom weavers are suffering because of the coronavirus pandemic and also to promote their craft, Maheshwari weavers are encouraging vaccination using their stunning and colourful handloom sarees. The coronavirus pandemic upended the world in the past two years, […]
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