traditional art

Artists should look for art in rural India: Nageen Tanvir (With Image)

September 1st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The younger generation of artists should explore the country's rural and traditional roots to hone their art, says classic vocalist Nageen Tanvir, daughter of late ... Read more...

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Alappuzha to get Rs.400 crore central assistance

September 2nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 2 (IANS) The centre will provide Rs.400 crore to boost tourism in Alappuzha district of Kerala, state Tourism Minister A.P. Anil Kumar said Friday.The first Rs.50 crore would ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan craftsmen to visit Delhi

October 27th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Master craftsman from Sri Lanka will display long-preserved traditional art of producing handmade crafts through unique tools and indigenous raw materials here from Oct 30.The exquisite ... Read more...

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Puppet exhibition in Bhopal a major tourist attraction

January 30th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Ram Chand SahuBhopal, Jan.30 (ANI): A puppet exhibition here is fascinating a large number of people from all around, as the large varieties of puppets on display not just belong to ... Read more...

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Tripura tribal woman’s effort to revive traditional weaving art

May 23rd, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, May 23 (ANI): A tribal woman makes serious effort to revive the dying tribal art of loin loom weaving of 'Chakma' tribe in Tripura.Traditionally, all tribal communities in Tripura ... Read more...

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Chinese acrobats enthrall audience in Delhi

November 21st, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 21 (ANI): Chinese acrobats put up a spectacular show of their traditional art form here on Thursday. The acrobats from the Tianjin Acrobatic Troupe, made creative use of ... Read more...

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Artists stage play for revival of puppetry in Rajasthan

September 28th, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Sept 28 (ANI): India ''s traditional form of entertainment puppetry is being revived in Rajasthan as a group of artists have come together and are organising puppet shows in Jaipur.Hordes ... Read more...

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Orissa revives traditional art of making lac toys

May 29th, 2008 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
Balasore (Orissa), May 29 (ANI): As plastic toys continue to flood the market, a group of 60 women in Orissas Balasore District are working hard to preserve the traditional art of ... Read more...

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Week-long art exhibition highlights Phulkari in Chandigarh

March 2nd, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, March 2 (ANI): Two art graduates--Sonal and Daphy Brarheld an exhibition at the Chandigarh Art Gallery this past week that highlighted the beauty of Phulkari or, flower embroidery. The week-long exhibition, put ... Read more...

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Manipur hosts annual Shumang Leela festival

February 26th, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by admin
Imphal, Feb.26 (ANI): Manipur recently played host to the popular Shumang Leela (the courtyard theater form) festival here. Organised by the Manipur State Kala Adademi, the 36th edition of All Manipur Shumang ... Read more...

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