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Lama Dances of Sikkim

September 7, 2014 cholan 0

Buddhist Monastic Dances, Sikkim, India. Community/ies: Buddhist monks of Sikkim Brief Description: Lama dances are masked dances performed by the Buddhist monks of Sikkim as […]

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Kolam

September 7, 2014 cholan 0

Ritualistic Threshold Drawings and Designs of Tamil Nadu, India Community/ies: Women of all communities in South India Kolam is practised in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra […]

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Kalbelia

May 8, 2017 Raja Raja Cholan 0

Folk Songs and Dances, Rajasthan, India Community/ies: Kalbelia community of snake charmers living in Thar Desert Region: Kalbelias are now found predominantly in the districts […]

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Chhau Dance

May 9, 2017 cholan 0

Chhau is a major dance tradition of eastern India Community/ies: (i) The dances as mainly come from communities known as Mundas, Mahatos, Kalindis, Pattnaiks, Samals, […]

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Hingan Terracotta

May 9, 2017 cholan 0

Hingan: Votive Terracotta Painted Plaque of Molela, Rajasthan, India. Community/ies: Communities are categorised in four groups, as mentioned below: 1. Terracotta Artisans: Caste – Kumhar, […]

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The Festival of Salhesh

May 8, 2017 cholan 0

The Festival of Salhesh, Bihar, India  Community/ies: ‘Dusadh’ community Region: Mithila region of Bihar, India Brief Description: Salhesh is the chief deity of the socially […]

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Chahar Bayt

September 6, 2014 cholan 0

Chaar Bayt is performed by the members of the Muslim communities of Tonk in the State of Rajasthan, Bhopal in the State of Madhya Pradesh, […]

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Sankirtana

September 6, 2014 cholan 0

Community/ies: Hindus of Manipur. Region: In the province of Manipur in the North East of India and also in the region of Assam and other […]

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Indian Cave Paintings

May 11, 2017 cholan 0

History of Indian Cave Paintings Indian cave paintings are of utmost importance due to the lack of proper documented and written records of prehistoric period. […]

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Bhimabetaka

August 2, 2014 cholan 0

The sprawling caves of Bhimbetka (2405’N and 76045’E) are located about 45 km northeast of Bhopal, the state capital of Madhya Pradesh. Situated along the […]

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Project ‘Mausam

June 25, 2014 cholan 0

Project ‘Mausam’ Launched by Secretary, Ministry of Culture Mausam a Ministry of Culture project to an international audience at the 38th session of the World […]