Art and Craft Blooms as Youngsters Learn New Skills in Lockdown

Youngsters steal hearts by showcasing their art and craft works online during COVID-19 lockdown Kavitha R 16th April 2020 Youngsters steal hearts by showcasing their art and craft works online during covid-19 lockdown As most of the population is staying indoors due to COVID-19 lockdown, youngsters have come up with a solution to entertain themselves. […]

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Thrissur Pooram Cancelled amid Lockdown 2.0

Kerala government along with Thiruvambady temple board and Paremekkavu devaswoms decided to call off Thrissur Pooram after a meeting with state ministers. Kavitha R Kochi | April 16, 2020 Thrissur Pooram- the ‘mother of all festivals’ has been cancelled for the first time in 58 years due to COVID-19 outbreak. A ministerial-level meeting held on […]

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500-year-old temple being rebuilt without expert help

The 500-year-old Sannati temple is being reconstructed by local villagers without taking care of the historical significance of the temple. By Yashasvini Razdan Sannati village in Gulbarga district houses a 500-year-old temple built on the banks of the Bhima river to worship Goddess Chandralamba Parmeshwari. On entering the temple, one is greeted by the clanging noise of […]

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From canvas to photograph

With calendars featuring celebrities as women from Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings, the trend of photographers recreating vintage paintings as photographs is on the rise. By Riya Sharma Photographer G. Venket Ram recreated popular 19th-century Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings into photographs that grace a 2020 calendar which according to Ram is a part of Naam Charitable Trust’s fund-raiser […]

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Theatre strives to thrive amid lockdown

Online workshops are being used by the Theatre Department of Panjab University to keep the art alive. By Manasvi Gupta Chandigarh: Cancellations of plays amid the nationwide lockdown have affected the theatre industry which was already struggling to survive, but artists are using this phase to organize online workshops. ‘Basics of light design’—a national theatre […]

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No dance this Bihu: dancers scrimp to make ends meet

Bihu dancers struggle to make ends meet as cases of COVID-19 increase Nihan Parveen April 15, 2020 Organisers of Bihu programs have canceled the festivities this year, including open field performances or stage shows, to avoid the spread of coronavirus. As a result, Bihu artists are facing a loss of income and opportunities. Debanjan Pathak, […]

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