folk traditions

Poland’s choice of Euro 2012 song attracts mixed feelings


May 8th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 8 (IANS) The folk song Koko Euro Spoko (Cluck cluck Euro coo) performed by the rural band Jarzebina, which won the contest for Poland's official anthem for the ... Read more...

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Delhi arts fest to kick off with ode to Tagore


October 30th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The 15-day Delhi International Arts Festival will open at the 16th century Purana Quila here Monday with a tribute to Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore by ... Read more...

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Accessories to dominate Sanchita’s menswear line


August 29th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Designer Sanchita Ajjampur believes that accessories play an important role in making an outfit glamorous. And that is why her menswear line at the Van ... Read more...

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Heels with Nakashi work on wood (With Images)


August 20th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) If you feel that shoes are the most important part of your look and being different is your attitude, then all you need is a pair ... Read more...

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Focus on Indian folk at Sangeet Natak Akademi festival


July 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The colours of Indian folk traditions is the highlight of the ongoing Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards festival in the capital. Four folk musical troupes will ... Read more...

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Surajkund fair marks silver jubilee, begins Tuesday


January 31st, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 31 (IANS) The silver jubilee edition of the globally acclaimed Surajkund Crafts Mela (fair) begins at Surajkund in Haryana's Faridabad district Tuesday, officials said.The 25th edition of the 15-day event ... Read more...

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Indian music is popular in South Africa: Envoy


December 5th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Indian music is quite popular in South Africa, according to the Indian envoy Virendra Gupta, who feels music is one of the priority areas in the relations ... Read more...

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Moily’s Ramayana weaves current realities into epic


July 1st, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Union Law and Justice Minister M. Veerappa Moily, also a Kannada scholar-poet-playwright, has woven burning contemporary realities into his modern re-telling of the 2,000-year-old Indian epic - ... Read more...

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Moily receives Moortidevi Award for Shree Ramayana Mahanveshanam


March 18th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday presented the prestigious Moortidevi Award of Bharatiya Jnanpith to Union Minister of Law and Justice Veerappa Moily for his outstanding work ... Read more...

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Tribal dance festival spreads message of peace and harmony in Tripura


December 20th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Dec 20 (ANI): A three-day musical extravaganza was held in Tripura where different tribal communities from all over the state showcased their folk dances to spread the message of peace and ... Read more...

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Tribal dance groups spreads peace, harmony in Manipur


December 11th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, (ANI): A two day musical extravaganza was held in Manipur recently where different tribal communities from all over India showcased their folk dances and spread the message of peace and harmony.A ... Read more...

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Manipur hosts tribal folk dance festival


December 5th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal. Dec 5 (ANI): Imphal recently reverberated to rhythmic drumbeats and assorted musical instruments on the occasion of tribal Folk Dance Festival.This colourful cultural extravaganza was jointly hosted by the state ... Read more...

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Resilient Kutch showcases folk culture, eyes tourists


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhuj (Gujarat), Dec 2 (IANS) Eight years after the northern coast of Gujarat was ravaged by a major earthquake, the colourful Kutch region in western India put the past behind to ... Read more...

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German artistes win hearts in Punjab


October 24th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Oct.24 (ANI): Known for its rich culture and folklore, over the years Punjab has also contributed towards developing cultural ties with countries around the world. Recently, students from ... Read more...

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Assam musicians promote national integration and peace through music


October 19th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Todd AlexHaflong (Assam), Oct 17(ANI): Two young Jeme Naga musicians from Assam have brought out a music album, which endeavors to promote national integration, peace, development and unity.Twenty-three-year old Ache ... Read more...

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Jane Austen’s Emma incarnated in Bollywood


October 3rd, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 3 (ANI): Bollywood is trying its hand on bringing back Jane Austen's Emma on the big screen in the incarnation of "Aisha".Sonam Kapoor, 24, will play the Bollywood ... Read more...

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Identify preserve Guru - Shishya culture; President Patil


July 14th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil called on the Sangeet Natak Akademi to identify and provide assistance to teachers of folk traditions living in penury to preserve the country's ... Read more...

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Country mourns death of theatre legend Habib Tanvir (Lead)


June 8th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bhopal, June 8 (IANS) Indian theatre Monday lost one of its tallest heroes Habib Tanvir, who passed away after a month-long illness at a private hospital in Bhopal. He was ... Read more...

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Habib Tanvir’s death an irreparable loss: Theatre fraternity


June 8th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Habib Tanvir was one of the towering personalities of Indian theatre and his death early Monday marks the end of a "people's era" on Indian stage, say ... Read more...

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Jogen Chowdhury, Nandalal Bose highlights of Sotheby’s India sale (With Image)


May 21st, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A 1979 work by the master of modern Indian art Jogen Chowdhury - painted on paper in ink and pastel colours, and titled "Day Dreaming" - will ... Read more...

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Classical singer Madhup Mudgal to sing in Morocco fest


June 10th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Hindustani classical vocalist Madhup Mudgal is all set to add an Indian flavour to Arabian-African music at the annual Fes Festival of World Sacred Music in Morocco. ... Read more...

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Court refuses to intervene in Ramayana book row


May 19th, 2008 - 9:09 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday refused to intervene in a controversy over contents of a history textbook of Delhi University relating to Hindu epic Ramayana. A division ... Read more...

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India, Brazil share many things, including cows: President Patil


April 14th, 2008 - 11:13 am ICT by admin
By Liz Mathew Sao Paulo, April 14 (IANS) India and Brazil have many things in common, including folk traditions, intellectual traditions and most importantly cows, President Pratibha Patil said on her arrival here ... Read more...

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President Pratibha Patil recalls common bond between India, Brazil


April 14th, 2008 - 10:59 am ICT by admin
Sao Paulo, Apr 14 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil, on a state visit to Brazil, has said that India and Brazil were large democracies and had common historical bond in the form ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to Delhi University on Ramayana row


April 9th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Delhi High court Wednesday issued a notice to Delhi University (DU) following a public interest litigation (PIL) that has alleged objectionable references to the Hindu epic ... Read more...

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Court rejects bail to three ABVP members


February 27th, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A city court Wednesday rejected the bail plea of three members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s youth wing arrested in Delhi University for vandalism over "objectionable ... Read more...

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Three students in judicial custody for vandalism


February 26th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A city court Tuesday sent three members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s youth wing to judicial custody for a fortnight for alleged vandalism in Delhi University ... Read more...

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