CONTEMPORARY INDIAN POETRY – Gieve Patel

He is a poet, whose vision eludes simplistic modernist labels and equations. His poetry works include Poems, How Do You Withstand, Body and Mirrored Mirroring. His plays include Princes, Savaksa and Mr Behram. A doctor by profession, Gieve Patel has also worked as a medical practitioner, in urban and rural India. He is a writer and painter, with three books ...

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A SUITABLE BOY – Novel, by Vikram Seth

Having lived in London for many years, he maintains residences near Salisbury (England), where he is a participant in local literary and cultural events. He is an Indian novelist and poet. He has written several novels and poetry books. Vikram Seth, has received several awards (including Padma Shri, Sahitya Akademi Award and Pravasi Bharatiya Samman). His collections of poetry, are ...

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INDIAN CLASSICAL AND FOLK DANCES

Dance and song, features heavily in Indian cinema (so-called “Bollywood” films). Folk dances and plays in India, retain significance in rural areas, as the expression of the daily work and rituals of village communities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsfi_DyUlj8 The origins of dance in India, go back into the ancient times. The Vedas integrate rituals with performance arts, where not only praises to gods ...

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THE MIND BLOWING MANJIT BAWA

MANJIT BAWA 1/3 – The main charm of his paintings, is the sense saturating expanse of colour fields, which create space and define the contour of figures. Mythology and spiritual readings, weren’t the only source of his inspiration. He never worked on demand, but followed his heart, for he felt that everything has a time and place. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0MKTWOmhJk Born in ...

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THE ANCIENT COUNTRY OF A LARGE NUMBER OF BRILLIANT PAINTERS

Indian paintings, provide an aesthetic continuum, that extends from the early civilisation to the present day. From the paintings revolving around religious topics to the abstract ones, Indian painters have covered almost each and every arena. Indian subcontinent, is famous for being the home country of a large number of exceptionally brilliant artists (including painters, writersand singers).                                                                     The art of ...

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INDIAN LANDSCAPES

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AFTER FOREVER ENDS – Novel, by Melodie Ramone

She is a wife, mother and author. http://melodieramone.weebly.com/ First published in literary magazines at the age of twelve, she is a lifelong writer from the city of Chicago. A lifelong lover of music, she worked in the public relations sector of the music industry. She can be found delving into fringe Physics, reading anything she can get her hands on, ...

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TODAY IS A STRANGE SPRING DAY – A page by the novel The Last Row

THE LAST ROW is an immersion in pages of love and adventure, where two stories temporally far apart are made of emotions and feelings – of Bianca and Jacopo – fragile human beings who moved into two horizons: first of the Battle of Lepanto and second of a city of our time. The fortuitous discovery of old chains for prisoners will join ...

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FROM EVERYWHERE, ALWAYS – When love becomes poetry

Charles Baudelaire loved women, alcohol and drugs. Frequenting prostitutes, he had contracted sexual diseases; so his family had sent him far away to India, hoping the change of his dissolute lifestyle. Back in Paris, he wrote highly carnal poems. Love has been sung by poets from around the world and in all ages. The love poems? Companion of sweethearts, use of romantic ...

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WHERE COLOURS BECOMES POETRY

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INCREDIBLE PAPER SCULPTURES

To most people, making a paper plane could be one of the simplest thing to do. It’s the simplest and easiest form of paper art. We may live in a digital world, but the love affair with paper will probably never die. There are some absolutely amazing examples of paper art, from the most difficult crafts, some funny or weird, but ...

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