Festivals

Indian Documentary ‘Reason’ wins at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam

The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam held in November marks its third decade since its inaugural year under the exciting new leadership of Syrian documentaria...

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Lanterns flood the sky during Thailand’s Floating Lantern Festival

The Light Festival or the Lantern Festival in Thailand is celebrated on the evening of the full moon of the 12th month every year. According to the Thai lunar calendar, the ci...

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Bhubaneshwar Art Trail: A Unique Public Art Exhibition in India

Bhubaneshwar is a beautiful city set in the Indian state of Orissa. It is well-known as the ‘Temple City’ of the country. On the 18th of this month, the city kick-...

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Come winter, Meghalaya celebrates the ‘100 Drum Wangala Festival’

The Wangala Festival of Meghalaya which is also known as the “100 Drum Wangala Festival” is an enchanting winter festival. Practiced traditionally by the...

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Wanderlust Yoga Festival helps you Celebrate your Inner Self

The world’s most popular Wanderlust Yoga Festival turns ten next year and no wonder they continue to nurture lives with their celebrations of ‘mindful’ livin...

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Music Festivals in India that will Revive and Energize You

If there is one thing that helps everyone escape reality, it is music. A much-needed dose for survival in this tough world. And music festivals are the perfect place to be at,...

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Flower Festivals in India You wouldn't want to Miss

India boasts of sprawling flower valleys, spectacular orchids and rhododendrons and garden cities across its length and breadth.  As a result, there are some extremely be...

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Director Alfonso Cuarón returns with Heart-breaking 'Roma'

Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma, playing at the Venice Film Festival, isn’t just his most personal film; it may be his masterpiece. The film marks his first on-screen...

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Contrary to Patriarchy, Adivasi Festivals are centered around Women

Tribals or Adivasis, as they are popularly known as a symbol of self-assertion, comprise of around 8.2 percent of the national population. The tribals are concentrated mostly ...

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Concerns about Sexual Assault and Harassment at Music Festivals

Music festivals are events where you can unwind, enjoy listening to performances by a variety of artists, down some delicious food-truck delicacies and let yourself loose. But...

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Vyjayantimala: At the confluence of politics, gender and art

Humra  Quraishi recalls a meeting with Vyjayantimala Bali and shares excerpts from ...

August 4 2020

Bazaar 2 In The Works: Sagar Sarhadi

Khalid Mohamed catches up with the eminent short story writer, film dialogue wordsmith a...

August 3 2020

Little Wonders: The Vanishing Child Stars

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, writes on Bollywood’s little wonders whose fame fade...

August 2 2020