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Hong Kong Super Fans celebrate the Chinese New Year through virtual tour(Hong Kong Tourism Board)

Hong Kong Super Fans celebrate the Chinese New Year through virtual tour

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2021 01:25 PM IST
  • Hong Kong virtual tour: Lockdown? No problem! Enjoy Fai chun making, flower market hopping, customs of Guanyin Loan-granting Day and more from the comfort of your homes as Hong Kong invites its Super Fans to tour the city virtually amid Chinese New Year 2021 festivities in the Year of The Ox
The 11-day exhibition, which celebrates India’s unique visual language of pre-modern and modern art, also features rare paintings from the 19th century. (Representational Image)(Pixabay)
The 11-day exhibition, which celebrates India’s unique visual language of pre-modern and modern art, also features rare paintings from the 19th century. (Representational Image)(Pixabay)

‘The World Will Go On’: Art exhibition to celebrate India’s tradition of fine art

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 07:58 PM IST
‘The Bindu’ by SH Raza, ‘Bandwallas’ by Krishen Khanna, ‘Diwali’ by Nandalal Bose and famous works of MF Hussain on Hindu epic Ramayana will be among the many masterpieces exhibited at the upcoming art exhibition.
A consensus can only emerge through confidential dialogue with all sections(ANI)
A consensus can only emerge through confidential dialogue with all sections(ANI)

On foreign policy, revive tradition of bipartisanship

By Vivek Katju
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2020 07:58 PM IST
In the wake of the China challenge, the government and the Opposition must have a quiet conversation on strategy
At Gurukul Co-op housing society at Dahisar, house help have been given leaves, while five security staff have been asked to stay on premises, with society members taking turns to provide them food and snacks.(Pramod Thakur/HT)
At Gurukul Co-op housing society at Dahisar, house help have been given leaves, while five security staff have been asked to stay on premises, with society members taking turns to provide them food and snacks.(Pramod Thakur/HT)

Tradition broken for safety: Dahisar society fights the coronavirus

Hindustan Times | By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2020 11:40 PM IST
At Gurukul Co-operative housing society at Dahisar, house help have been given leaves, while five security staff have been asked to stay on premises, with society members taking turns to provide them food and snacks.
(From left to right) Arif Khan (zitar player), Arif Khan (khartal and morchang player), Sajid Khan (drummer), Saif Ali Khan (tabla player), Asif Khan (lead singer), Tasruf Ali (saxophone) and Rishab Rozar (guitar)
(From left to right) Arif Khan (zitar player), Arif Khan (khartal and morchang player), Sajid Khan (drummer), Saif Ali Khan (tabla player), Asif Khan (lead singer), Tasruf Ali (saxophone) and Rishab Rozar (guitar)

Keeping traditions alive in a new age style

Mumbai | By Sanskrita Bharadwaj
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 02:04 PM IST
Jaipur-based folk fusion band, Swaraag, talk about how traditional artistes do not get the recognition they deserve
Models present creations by designer Bruno Sialelli as part of his Fall/Winter 2020/21 women's ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Lanvin during the Paris Fashion Week in Paris.(REUTERS)
Models present creations by designer Bruno Sialelli as part of his Fall/Winter 2020/21 women's ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Lanvin during the Paris Fashion Week in Paris.(REUTERS)

Paris Fashion Week: Lanvin’s Bruno Sialelli revisits tradition in retro-themed show

Paris | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 11:08 AM IST
With French actress Isabelle Huppert and the rapper Tyga in the front row, Lanvin’s Winter 2020 runway celebrated old-school glamour as it mixed modernity with icons from long-gone eras.
This image taken on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, shows an overview of the Burano island, Italy. A trio of islands in Venice's northern lagoon are revamping traditions to counter depopulation.(AP)
This image taken on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, shows an overview of the Burano island, Italy. A trio of islands in Venice's northern lagoon are revamping traditions to counter depopulation.(AP)

Colourful cottages, traditional butter cookies, delicate hand-stitched lace: Venetian islands revamp traditions to counter depopulation

VENICE, Italy | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 01:13 PM IST
Venice has long sounded the alarm about being reduced to a living museum, as tourism mushrooms and population levels shrink, threatening the city’s viability. Permanent residents in the historic center have sunk to 53,000, down by a third in one generation.
The Mithai By Roseate idea comes from the chain’s founder Ankur Bhatia who along with his wife Smriti (in picture) turned their old family home into a luxury resort property
The Mithai By Roseate idea comes from the chain’s founder Ankur Bhatia who along with his wife Smriti (in picture) turned their old family home into a luxury resort property

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Keeping old traditions alive

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2020 10:58 PM IST
A slew of entrepreneurs is adding to the excitement in the world of food with everything from mithai to bread and pickles
The institution organised a Yantra Pooja, and project exhibition on the occasion.(HT)
The institution organised a Yantra Pooja, and project exhibition on the occasion.(HT)

Tradition and technology go hand in hand at this Mumbai school

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 01:35 PM IST
The puja was performed at the hands of Aditya Shoorji, MPAVS president, Maheshbhai Gandhi, vice president, and Mithailal Singh, treasurer.
Pat Cummins(Action Images via Reuters)
Pat Cummins(Action Images via Reuters)

Ashes 2019: Hunting in pairs - Hazlewood, Cummins keep tradition alive

By Ian Chappell
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 09:38 AM IST
In the case of Cummins and Hazlewood it hasn’t been reliance on pure pace that makes them so effective but more subtle movement off the seam allied with relentless accuracy.
Image of women wearing kimonos standing in a street in Japan.(Unsplash)
Image of women wearing kimonos standing in a street in Japan.(Unsplash)

Family comes first: Japan to switch order of names in victory for tradition

Tokyo | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 10:29 AM IST
Japan aims to change the way Japanese names are written in English by putting the family name first, the same way they are written in Japanese.
FILE PHOTO: Mexican graphic artist Francisco Toledo works on his sculpture 'La Lagartera', a 24.5 metre long giant reptile made of steel and plaster, in Monterrey, Mexico July 18, 2008. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Mexican graphic artist Francisco Toledo works on his sculpture 'La Lagartera', a 24.5 metre long giant reptile made of steel and plaster, in Monterrey, Mexico July 18, 2008. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo/File Photo(REUTERS)

Francisco Toledo, artist who injected new life into Mexican traditions, dead at 79

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 07:16 PM IST
With his messy hair, scruffy clothes and penchant for huaraches, or leather sandals, Toledo was a fierce defender of the culture of his home state, Oaxaca.
Indian-American dancer Arunima Saxena believes Kathak connects her to her roots.
Indian-American dancer Arunima Saxena believes Kathak connects her to her roots.

Talking tradition and authenticity in classical art forms

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Naina Arora
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 03:01 PM IST
Issues of evolution, experimentation, and conformity in the realm of Kathak came to fore at a discussion in the Capital.
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi performing puja before filing her nomination papers in Rae Bareli on Thursday. Congress president Rahul Gandhi was present during the havan ceremony.(HT photo/Subhankar Chakraborty)
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi performing puja before filing her nomination papers in Rae Bareli on Thursday. Congress president Rahul Gandhi was present during the havan ceremony.(HT photo/Subhankar Chakraborty)

In Rae Bareli to file nomination, Sonia Gandhi sticks to 52-yr-old tradition

Hindustan Times, Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 01:29 AM IST
Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi performed havan in 1967 before filing her nomination from Rae Bareli.
On the entry of women of menstrual age in Sabarimala temple and protests by Hindu groups, PM Narendra Modi said the issue relates to tradition and the Supreme Court judgement that saw a dissent by a lady judge should be read carefully.
On the entry of women of menstrual age in Sabarimala temple and protests by Hindu groups, PM Narendra Modi said the issue relates to tradition and the Supreme Court judgement that saw a dissent by a lady judge should be read carefully.

Triple talaq matter of gender equality, Sabarimala about tradition: PM Modi

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 05:34 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that while triple talaq is a matter of gender equality, entry of women in Sabarimala is related to tradition.
Fashion inspo for the wedding season(Prodip Guha and Raajessh Kashyap/HT)
Fashion inspo for the wedding season(Prodip Guha and Raajessh Kashyap/HT)

Tradition with a twist this wedding season

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Gayathri Menon
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2018 12:52 PM IST
We round up some of the experimental looks that will refurbish your traditional wear. Take a leaf out of these fashionistas’ books, and turn heads at the next wedding you attend.
Having a guru means having someone who takes you from darkness to light, says sarod player Ayaan Ali Bangash, seen here with brother Amaan Ali Bangash and their legendary father, Amjad Ali Khan.
Having a guru means having someone who takes you from darkness to light, says sarod player Ayaan Ali Bangash, seen here with brother Amaan Ali Bangash and their legendary father, Amjad Ali Khan.

Music festival at the NCPA celebrates gurus, families in tune

Hindustan Times | By Jayati Bhola
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2018 06:39 PM IST
Amjad Ali Khan to perform on the sarod with sons Amaan and Ayaan; Zakir Hussain to play a beat with nephew Shikhar Naad Qureshi.
Style of India shows why Indian people dress the way they do. The journey begins from Harappa, to show the evolution of Indian style through ages, invasions and post- independence.
Style of India shows why Indian people dress the way they do. The journey begins from Harappa, to show the evolution of Indian style through ages, invasions and post- independence.

Review: Style of India walks us through the dressing traditions in India from the Vedic Age till now

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Srishti Jha
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2018 02:01 PM IST
Ten significant moments in Style of India, from past to the future, traditional to the contemporary and costume to couture from the Vedic Age till now
On an average, last rites of over 30 unclaimed bodies are performed at Sangham ghat every month by NGO Rashtriya Kala Academy.(Shankar Narayan/ HT Photo)
On an average, last rites of over 30 unclaimed bodies are performed at Sangham ghat every month by NGO Rashtriya Kala Academy.(Shankar Narayan/ HT Photo)

Pune NGO gives respectful last farewell to 50 unidentified people, as per Hindu religious traditions

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2018 04:33 PM IST
After years of unceremonious dumping of unidentified people declared dead at Sassoon hospital, the academy took up the mantle to perform their last rites.
Here’s how you can ace the traditional garment in the most modern way possible (Location Courtesy:The Roseate, New Delhi; Make-up and hair : Leeview Biswas)(Farhan Hussain)
Here’s how you can ace the traditional garment in the most modern way possible (Location Courtesy:The Roseate, New Delhi; Make-up and hair : Leeview Biswas)(Farhan Hussain)

Seven yards of style: six ways to pair Western wardroom staples with the traditional sari

Hindustan Times | By Veenu Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 09:29 PM IST
Three beautiful Indian women show you how to make tradition meet today!
Folk traditions have the potential to attract foreign tourists to Uttarakhand.(HT Photo)
Folk traditions have the potential to attract foreign tourists to Uttarakhand.(HT Photo)

‘Guru-shishya tradition to boost tourism culture’

Hindustan Times | By Deep Joshi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2018 10:19 PM IST
The Uttarakhand government is banking on the guru-shishya tradition practised in the Himalayan region ages ago, to revive its fast fading folk traditions
Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor and her husband Anand Ahuja pose for photographers at their wedding reception, Mumbai, May 9(PTI)
Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor and her husband Anand Ahuja pose for photographers at their wedding reception, Mumbai, May 9(PTI)

Sonam ki shaadi: The fashion diva sticks to an all too familiar style

By Shefalee Vasudev
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2018 05:28 PM IST
If anyone expected Sonam Kapoor to subvert the traditional bride story to write a contemporary one, the time to confess our disappointment is now
Neon sign maker Wu Chi-kai has been in the profession for 20 years.(AFP)
Neon sign maker Wu Chi-kai has been in the profession for 20 years.(AFP)

This man is one of the last few neon sign makers in Hong Kong

Agence France-Presse, Hong Kong | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2018 01:40 PM IST
In Hong Kong, you can’t miss the flashing neon signs, advertising everything from restaurants to mahjong parlours. But now, LED lights are replacing neon signs.
Tradition with a twist: Making Akshaya Tritiya special(PC Chandra Jewellers)
Tradition with a twist: Making Akshaya Tritiya special(PC Chandra Jewellers)

Tradition with a twist: Making Akshaya Tritiya special

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2018 01:24 PM IST
From hitting the spa and going on a long drive to indulging in some shopping, here are some new-age ways to celebrate the auspicious festival.
Children are brought near the Vishukkan which depicts symbols of abundance and auspiciousness.(Shutterstock)
Children are brought near the Vishukkan which depicts symbols of abundance and auspiciousness.(Shutterstock)

Vishu 2018: Date, history and traditions of the Malayalam new year

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 10:41 AM IST
April 14 marks Vishu or the Malayali new year. Here’s how the festival is celebrated and some interesting traditions associated with this harvest festival.
(From left) Loveena, Avinash, Andrew and Jason Leonardo.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
(From left) Loveena, Avinash, Andrew and Jason Leonardo.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)

A tradition of family bonding and Easter eggs

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Anjali Shetty
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 09:55 PM IST
Puneites share their plans for Easter, celebrated after a 40-day period of fasting, prayer, and penance.
Meghan Markle’s engagement ring was designed by Prince Harry and features three diamonds.(AFP file photo)
Meghan Markle’s engagement ring was designed by Prince Harry and features three diamonds.(AFP file photo)

Wondering what Meghan Markle’s wedding ring will be like? Here’s what we know so far

Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2018 03:01 PM IST
For his wedding to Meghan Markle, Britain’s Prince Harry is expected to follow a royal tradition started nearly 100 years ago of using a wedding band of Welsh gold.
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