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RUSSIAN BEAT – Otava Yo, new interpretations of Russian popular music

A vigorous sound, with unpredictable arrangements and electric instruments For your culinary evenings, enter restaurant with excellent Russian cuisine, the Na Zdrovie https://www.facebook.com/pages/Na-Zdorovie-Restaurant/287102478078049, in Bolshoy Prospekt, 13/4. The decor is reminiscent of Old Russian homes, and sometimes you find balalaika players. Do not forget to try to drink at least one Kvass! Walking on the Fontanka riverside, at number 13 …

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TONE PAINTING, LIGHT AND AIR – Taisia Afonina, painter and watercolorist of the Leningrad school

Landscapes, still lifes and portraits, in Leningrad What to buy in St. Petersburg? Matryoshkas and handicrafts, but also rare books and paintings in art galleries. Entering the Didi Art Gallery https://www.inyourpocket.com/st-petersburg-en/didi-art-gallery_10469v, in Bolshoy Perspective you can admire some interesting sculptures and some small installations, as well as paintings by the most talented contemporary Russian painters, but not those by Taisia …

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KOLKATA, THE CITY OF JOY – Is not a city, but an emotion

Like a work of modern art, neither makes sense, but exists for some impercettible reason Together with Meeting Benches http://meetingbenches.com/category/author_travels/, five creative people will accompany you on a visit to the works of art and special places in Kolkata, explaining their characteristics, but before starting to walk in the city. These five people love art in all its expressions, do …

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SPECIAL MOMENTS, TO CHERISH FOR A LIFETIME – Ranjan Bhattacharaya: Among the best concept photographers of Kolkata

Telling unforgettable stories, through images that speak volumes Victoria Memorial Hall and Mother House, Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Park Street and Science City. These are five places where the use of your camera will suddenly accelerate. Among the things to do and see in Kolkata, enter a place that had been inaugurated in 1767, to welcome the British who died by …

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THE INCREDIBLE POWER OF A T-SHIRT – Prateek Kayan: What happens when people has a vision and back home to make it come true

Brown Boy, the ethically responsible vegan label with a spectacular line-up Those made with beautiful silk are worn for religious holidays or ceremonies. This piece of fabric, 1.2 meters wide and preferably 5.5-6 meters long, is made of cotton or synthetic mixed cotton. For being the traditional dress of Hindu women, the sari https://www.quora.com/Which-are-the-best-places-to-buy-sarees-in-kolkata is also worn by women of …

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A SUITABLE BOY – Novel by Vikram Seth

Describing acclaimed epic of Indian life The earliest works of Indian literature were orally transmitted, while the Sanskrit epics Ramayana and Mahabharata appeared towards the end of the second millennium BCE. Combining the diverse linguistic and cultural traditions, India’s literary tradition is one of the richest in the world. What is common to its writers is a depth of feeling …

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INFECTING THE LISTENER’S NERVES – Nachiketa Chakraborty: Life is visible only in the sun

A voice slightly nasal spinning around stark colloquialisms Sometimes we fall asleep quickly, other times sleep is slow to arrive, even if we have walked many hours through the streets of Kolkata. No problem: tune in to a local radio station https://onlineradiofm.in/west-bengal/kolkata and read a few pages from a novel by Vikram Seth. Instruments vocals, harmonium, guitar. Musical genres Urban …

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PAINTING VIOLENCE’S DARK SUBJECTS – Ganesh Pyne: A Painter of Eloquent Silence

Among notable artists of the Bengal School of Art When the reality of Calcutta enters an image, it becomes representation. We perceive it with different eyes. An image is worth a thousand words, because your passions only include images. We are much more sensitive to visual cues than any other type of signal. Therefore, our journey into Kolkata creativity http://www.transindiatravels.com/west-bengal/kolkata/museums-in-kolkata/ …

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VENICE, A TRIP IN THE DREAM AND ELSEWHERE – Where the sailing ships carried the winds of other worlds in their sails

The stars fade with envy, seeing the charms of Venice emerge from the fog The knowledge of the contexts we visit is synesthetic, because we put all our senses at stake. Places have memory. They remember everything. This is what Wim Wenders writes in Places https://www.amazon.it/Wim-Wenders-Places-Strange-Quiet/dp/3775735135, a book with photographic shots, made in twenty years of travel. Starting from this …

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CALCULATED FRAMES AND SHAPES OF COMPOSITION – Fulvio Roiter, a life as a photographer

Characters and objects in rectangular formats On this trip, we also suggest you exercise your olfactory memory, because Venetian gastronomy is a succession of aromas and flavors that deserve to be tasted, such as the risi e bisi, the dish of the Doges. In Venice, the Osteria La Zucca http://www.lazucca.it/en, has a door on the shore that allows customers to …

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