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Orissa sculptor creates 15-foot Buddha in Berlin

Orissa's Sudarsan Patnaik has created a 15 feet high image of Buddha in sand as his entry in an international sand sculpture championship in Berlin, the artist said on Friday.

Staying Alive for Stuttgart film fest

Director Anant Mahadevan's Staying Alive, based on a true story of a journalist and an underworld kingpin, has been selected for a screening at the 5th Stuttgart Bollywood and Beyond film festival starting July 16 in Germany.

Anoushka's debut Australia tour a sell-out success

Sitar prodigy Anoushka Shankar has been enthralling audiences during her debut sell-out Australia concert tour this southern winter.

Amjad Ali Khan kicks off art fest in Scotland

Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan will kick off the world famous St Magnus Festival in the archipelago of Orkney, Scotland, with a jugalbandi between him and a Scottish orchestra.

MF Husain to explore Arab history

Renowned artist Maqbool Fida Husain will explore the history of Islamic and pre-Islamic Arab world in a series of paintings revolving around three major religions of the world. Read on...

Malaysian Indian woos voters

Songs of late MGR come handy for a candidate who seeks votes for the opposition, invoking people power.

More Indian music for Londoners

Rare Indian musical instruments will be exhibited in London from Monday at the Horniman Museum in southeast London. The nine-month long display is the biggest ever show.

Indian dressing in multicultural salad

The play is being promoted as a celebration of life, love and community, but it turns out to be a conglomeration of too many disparate elements.

Indian bridal fair a big hit in Sydney

Intricately embroidered outfits, dazzling jewellery, decorative mandaps, bouquets, a very busy astrologer were all part of the first-ever 'singles meet' at Sydney's Olympic Park Showgrounds.

'Indian artists among the world's best'

An art gallery owner says the new generation of Indian artists "have taken art to a whole new level". Pramit Pal Chaudhuri tells us more...

First book on British bhangra is out

The foot-tapping music of rural Punjab has been charted by a Manchester-based academic of Indian origin in the first book on British bhangra that traces its origins and spread across the country.

Radio listeners in US to get BIG FM

Indians in the US can now listen to their favourite Bollywood content on Asian FM which promotes the S Asian community.

Amjad Ali Khan wows US business

The Sarod maestro got a standing ovation as he enthralled captains of Indian and US industry in Washington for the Global India Summit.

Flamboyant Bhojpuri drama debuts in Sydney

The group led by well-known Bhojpuri film and drama personality Dineshlal Yadav Nirhua performed for the first time down under.

Film on family prostitution goes to NY fest

Ashok Nanda's film called 'Rivaaz' on prostitution as a family profession will be screened New York International Film Festival beginning July 19.
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