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Artistic Fashion By Ganges

by Hemalatha Sridhar

On 33A Jatin Das Road stands Ganges Art Gallery, which has now branched out further and tapped into the sphere of fashion to maximize its offerings to an elated public....

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Qisaa’s Beautiful Patola Exhibition

by Piu Sur

It was an invite from Qissaa that drew me to ICCR for the exhibition of Patola saris. There was no doubt that the colors and weaves would take more than the usual time ...

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Kolkata - The City Of Contrasts, Chaos And Of Course Joy

by Piu Sur

What could be a better way to celebrate the monsoons than be at Sasha along with Manjit Singh Hoonjan. It was a typical Kolkata adda that we are all so used to reminisc...

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The Romance Of Kanjeevaram And Other Sarees

by Piu Sur

Lazing through my Facebook posts on Saturday morning, sipping tea,I noticed a post by Vibha Mitra of Sutradhar ~ Qissaa, a store for the Indian diasporawhich caught my ...

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Making Chau Masks

by Katayun Saklat

Bengal is deservedly proud of her rich cultural and artistic heritage of which Chhau is a part.  Chalchitra Academy in association with Hangla and Creative Instinct pr...

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“Authenticity” Exhibition Highlights Inclusive Art

by Rita Bhimani

At the ICCR on June 2nd, it was a touching sight to see a group of children with differing abilities and disabilities from the organization Shishur Sevay, in...

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Lokshilpa O Karukriti Mela @ Jorasanko Thakurbari

by Piu Sur

It was a visual treat to see nearly 60 artists, crafts persons and weavers from 17 districts of West Bengal together with their wide array of traditional arts and craft...

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How The Pashmina Traveled To Najibabad

by Sayanti Mukherji

Some 200 kms off Delhi in western Uttar Pradesh is the sleepy town of Najibabad. Founded in the 1740s by Nawab Najib-ud-Daula, a Rohilla Afghan noble, serving in the Mu...

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‘Under The Table And Dreaming’ For 3-6 Year Old

by Piu Sur

It took only 45 minutes to teleport children around 3-6 years of age to enter an imaginary, fascinating and self-created world whilst their mothers could comfortably sh...

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Tahweave

by WOT

From the renowned hand-woven district of Phulia hails the new line of sustainable clothing designed by Priyangsu Maji and Sweta Tantia called “Tahweave’’....

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Crafts Of Bengal

by WOT

Bengal is known for its skilled and dexterous craftsmen and this is reflected in the workmanship of the craft of the State. Many of these crafts are deep rooted...

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