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On International Dance Day, Sushmita Sen pays respect to her ‘guru’ with lovely video(Instagram/sushmitasen47/pritam_shikhare)

International Dance Day: Sushmita Sen pays respect to ‘guru’ with lovely video

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2021 06:06 PM IST
  • Learning and appreciating the art form of classical dance on International Dance Day, Sushmita Sen pays respect to her ‘guru teacher’ Pritam Shikhare with an heartwarming note and video | Watch
'Concrete Cowboy' series highlight Philadelphia's oldest Black cowboy culture(Twitter/NetflixSA)
'Concrete Cowboy' series highlight Philadelphia's oldest Black cowboy culture(Twitter/NetflixSA)

'Concrete Cowboy' series highlight Philadelphia's oldest Black cowboy culture

AP |
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2021 10:58 AM IST
  • Based on Gregory Neri's novel 'Ghetto Cowboy', Ricky Staub directorial 'Concrete Cowboy' is about African American riders in Philadelphia and the often unseen and persisting Black cowboy culture that is based around one of the oldest and last-remaining hardscrabble inner-city stables
Folk theatre workshops train youth to revive culture of Kashmir valley(Twitter/ReimagineK)
Folk theatre workshops train youth to revive culture of Kashmir valley(Twitter/ReimagineK)

Srinagar folk theatre workshops train youth to revive culture of Kashmir valley

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2021 05:58 PM IST
Artists like Shah Jahan Bhagat have been organising folk theatre workshops in Srinagar, for the youth, so that the century-old culture of the Kashmir valley can be preserved.
Civilisation can truly be said to be a milestone of human evolution, encompassing within its fold all elements of growth and transformation of a society. (Representational Image) (Unsplash)
Civilisation can truly be said to be a milestone of human evolution, encompassing within its fold all elements of growth and transformation of a society. (Representational Image) (Unsplash)

Religion, culture distinct elements of civilisation with a deep connection

By Madhukar Kumar Bhagat, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2021 11:52 AM IST
In the modern context, civilisation refers to a fairly advanced stage of human development of a people, which encompasses social, urban, technological as well as cultural development.
PM Modi invites inspiring ideas from art, culture and tourism for 'Mann Ki Baat'(Twitter/narendramodi)
PM Modi invites inspiring ideas from art, culture and tourism for 'Mann Ki Baat'(Twitter/narendramodi)

PM Modi invites inspiring ideas from art, culture and tourism for 'Mann Ki Baat'

ANI |
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2021 04:47 PM IST
PM Modi shares toll free number and invites motivational stories or inspiring ideas for the next 'Mann Ki Baat' on February 28 from the fields of art, culture and tourism.
Heritage buffs profess love for historic monuments on Valentine's Day (representational image)(Pexels)
Heritage buffs profess love for historic monuments on Valentine's Day (representational image)(Pexels)

Valentine's Day: Heritage buffs declare their love for historic buildings

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 11:58 AM IST
Heritage buffs from all around the country expressed their love for old architecture and buildings that have a long history on Valentine's Day.
Rajasthan guv lays stress on preserving folk art of different regions(Pexels)
Rajasthan guv lays stress on preserving folk art of different regions(Pexels)

Rajasthan Governor emphasises on preserving folk art and culture

PTI | , Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 07:55 AM IST
Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat. On Monday, the Governor of Rajasthan called a meeting of the West Zone and talked about the importance of preserving the cultural heritage for future generations.
Check out Super Bowl’s first poet, Amanda Gorman's powerful poem at NFL here(Twitter/NFL)
Check out Super Bowl’s first poet, Amanda Gorman's powerful poem at NFL here(Twitter/NFL)

Check out Super Bowl’s first poet, Amanda Gorman's powerful poem at NFL here

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 07:46 PM IST
  • ‘Carry forth the call of our captains’: America’s first ever National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman stirs the country once again with her original poem at the Super Bowl with unthinkable collision of grace and glitz. Check her full poem, Chorus of the Captains, here
New museum traces history of Black music across genres(Unsplash)
New museum traces history of Black music across genres(Unsplash)

New museum in Nashville traces Black music history across genres in America

AP | , Nashville
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2021 07:50 AM IST
  • The National Museum of African American Music, which opened recently, recites the interconnected story of Black music through different eras in America
China accused of eliminating the culture, language and identity of the Uyghurs(Twitter/ABroNextDoor)
China accused of eliminating the culture, language and identity of the Uyghurs(Twitter/ABroNextDoor)

China accused of eliminating the culture, language and identity of the Uyghurs

Oslo [Norway] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 08:12 PM IST
US-based journalist Gulchehra Hoja accuses China of enforced disappearances and crackdown on religious freedom of Uyghurs, says will ‘never again contribute to the structure of lies that keep the Chinese tyranny in power’
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

Martial arts blend skill, fun and culture

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 07:04 PM IST
These combat sports or practices has a variety of uses such as for self-defence, military purposes and law enforcement. Many popular martial arts have a fascinating history that go upto 4,000 years.
Edgar Alvarez, Colombian artist and creator of "I explain it with plasticine," models a clay figure of a Venezuelan migrant, amidst an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Bogota, Colombia August 7, 2020.(REUTERS)
Edgar Alvarez, Colombian artist and creator of "I explain it with plasticine," models a clay figure of a Venezuelan migrant, amidst an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Bogota, Colombia August 7, 2020.(REUTERS)

Coronavirus to migrant crisis: Colombian craftivist Edgar Alvarez models clay to educate the masses

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 12:30 PM IST
Edgar Alvarez, an artist and activist, is a Venezuelan living in Bogota, Colombia. The ‘craftivist’ works with plasticine figures, through which he explains and highlights the issues in the Andean region in recent years.
FILE- In this Sept. 7, 2019 file photo, guests come forward to see the Mayflower II afloat after a re-launch ceremony at the Mystic Seaport in Mystic Conn. After undergoing more than three years of major renovations in Connecticut and months of delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the replica of the Mayflower is ready to return home.(AP)
FILE- In this Sept. 7, 2019 file photo, guests come forward to see the Mayflower II afloat after a re-launch ceremony at the Mystic Seaport in Mystic Conn. After undergoing more than three years of major renovations in Connecticut and months of delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the replica of the Mayflower is ready to return home.(AP)

Its $11M makeover complete, the Mayflower II is sailing home

United States of America | By Associated Press | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 01:44 PM IST
The replica of the original Mayflower ship that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620 is preparing to embark from Connecticut after three years’ and $11.2 million worth of renovations — and several months of delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
To ensure that legislators don’t succumb to temptations and inducements offered by the other side, political parties or factions often lock them in till the crisis is resolved(HT)
To ensure that legislators don’t succumb to temptations and inducements offered by the other side, political parties or factions often lock them in till the crisis is resolved(HT)

Stop the culture of resort politics

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2020 07:07 PM IST
It undermines democracy and popular mandates
Abhay Deol is the nephew of veteran actor Dharmendra.
Abhay Deol is the nephew of veteran actor Dharmendra.

Abhay Deol talks about privilege: ‘Nepotism is prevalent everywhere in our culture, be it in politics, business, or film’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 02:07 PM IST
Abhay Deol, who hails from a prominent film family, as a nephew of actor Dharmendra, expressed his views on nepotism and the very nature of privilege in India.
Florence Pugh is known for her work in films such as Midsommar and Little Women.
Florence Pugh is known for her work in films such as Midsommar and Little Women.

Florence Pugh apologises for past cultural appropriation: ‘Black, Indian, Native American and Asian cultures are constantly used’

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 08:11 AM IST
Actor Florence Pugh has apologised for the instances from her past when she participated in cultural appropriation.
Social scientists think that a person’s values may shape internal views on “socially appropriate sickness.”(Unsplash)
Social scientists think that a person’s values may shape internal views on “socially appropriate sickness.”(Unsplash)

This study focuses on the role culture plays in feeling sick. Here’s how

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 10:43 AM IST
The researchers also pointed out that men with stronger family ties were more likely to report stronger sickness sensations over the past year. Read on.
In an all-encompassing speech, Phoenix talked about the urgency of fixing the world, for peaceful coexistence of all living beings, and concluded with the importance of giving second chances(Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
In an all-encompassing speech, Phoenix talked about the urgency of fixing the world, for peaceful coexistence of all living beings, and concluded with the importance of giving second chances(Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

The Cancel Culture is toxic. It is time we resist it | HT Analysis

Hindustan Times | By Marika Gabriel
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 06:52 PM IST
It is a product of an unequal society. It is an expression of angst and exhaustion at society’s injustices. This is why we must ask ourselves: How must a flawed, imperfect society respond, and not react, to oppression and inequality?
(iStock)
(iStock)

Professors make return journeys, bring back lessons from across borders

Hindustan Times | By Dipanjan Sinha
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 07:06 PM IST
When teachers travel abroad for research or as faculty, they return with insight into other cultures, new perspectives on young minds, and fresh views of education systems in other countries.
A priest offers Maha Ashtami “Sandhi Puja” at a Puja pandal during the ongoing Durga Puja festival.(PTI)
A priest offers Maha Ashtami “Sandhi Puja” at a Puja pandal during the ongoing Durga Puja festival.(PTI)

Land which is the melting pot of cultures

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2020 08:06 PM IST
Endowed with rich tradition of art, craft, cultural and cuisine, West Bengal is bordered by Bangladesh in the east, and Nepal and Bhutan in the north and by the states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam.
For the love of Urdu, a language that defines a composite culture.(rekhta.org)
For the love of Urdu, a language that defines a composite culture.(rekhta.org)

Jashn-e-Rekhta: For the love of Urdu, a language that defines a composite culture

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Henna Rakheja
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 12:14 PM IST
Over the last five years, this cultural festival has sought much interest from specifically the younger generation.
Sangita Jindal counted Dr Jamshed Bhabha (above) and Vijaya Mehta as her mentors. She says they helped shape her understanding of the nuances of art, culture, philanthropy and the pressing need for patronage.
Sangita Jindal counted Dr Jamshed Bhabha (above) and Vijaya Mehta as her mentors. She says they helped shape her understanding of the nuances of art, culture, philanthropy and the pressing need for patronage.

NCPA@50: Using culture as a catalyst for change in society

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 05:56 PM IST
Sangita Jindal remembers the early years, when weekends were filled with screenings of the films of Fellini and Bergman, or the sensuous movements of danseuse Alarmel Valli’s across the stage of the Tata Theatre
Hardeep Singh’s company ‘Pure Bhangra’ did several events across India.
Hardeep Singh’s company ‘Pure Bhangra’ did several events across India.

Travel influencer Hardeep Singh wins accolades for spreading Punjab’s rich culture across the globe

UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 08:00 PM IST
His company deals in celebrity management and performing arts. In the past nine years, it has hosted a lot of events with hundreds of stars from Bollywood and the Punjabi film industry.
At the United Punjab pop-up meals hosted by Sherry Malhotra in Pune, you’ll find Lahori ande chhole, and bharwan karela, but with a filling of minced meat.
At the United Punjab pop-up meals hosted by Sherry Malhotra in Pune, you’ll find Lahori ande chhole, and bharwan karela, but with a filling of minced meat.

These food pop-ups offer bites of history from colonial, pre-Partition India

Hindustan Times | By Anesha George
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2019 07:28 PM IST
Brinjals stuffed with meat, chhole paired with boiled eggs, a planter’s lunch in Assam — events by home chefs explore niche micro-cuisines.
DAG at Kala Ghoda presents ‘The Primivitism exhibition’ curated by Giles Tillotson which opened on November 14. The choice of artists included in the exhibition is uniquely interesting.(Unsplash)
DAG at Kala Ghoda presents ‘The Primivitism exhibition’ curated by Giles Tillotson which opened on November 14. The choice of artists included in the exhibition is uniquely interesting.(Unsplash)

Here’s why y­ou don’t have to be a scholar to like a painting

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 01:41 PM IST
DAG at Kala Ghoda presents ‘The Primivitism exhibition’ curated by Giles Tillotson which opened on November 14. The choice of artists included in the exhibition is uniquely interesting.
Temples are a must-visit when in Bali.(IStock)
Temples are a must-visit when in Bali.(IStock)

Explore the rich culture of Bali through its temples and history when you travel to this Indonesian island

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Ramnath
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 12:55 PM IST
When you visit Bali now, forgo the touristy spots — the beaches, the surfing, the spas. Instead, seek out the traditions, culture, and of course the splendid temple architecture of the Indonesian island.
Of culture, wine-making and travel: Here’s what you can do when in Argentina(Unsplash)
Of culture, wine-making and travel: Here’s what you can do when in Argentina(Unsplash)

Of culture, wine-making and travel: Here’s what you can do when in Argentina

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Vikram Zutshi
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 03:01 PM IST
The cultivation of grapes for the exclusive purpose of winemaking came to the Americas in the 15th century during the Spanish conquest.
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