December 16, 2017 12:09 pm

MUSICAL PERCUSSIONS IN KERALA

If you want to spent an inspiring journey in Kerala (South India), you need to have the opportunity of listening some finest musicians. You will know new musical journeys on some of the drums, they have. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS_UYVXkbho When you arrive in Kerala, you can attend some of daily concerts, which are consistently of a high standard with different and contrasting ...

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WHERE THE RAIN IS BORN – Writings About Kerala, by Anita Nair

Among the top bestselling authors of fictional writing, the most famous is Anita Nair, who has earned the fame being India’s well known author of many novels. She was working as the creative director of an advertising agency in Bangalore, when she wrote her first book. She lives in Bangalore and is an Indian English-language writer, who was born in ...

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KERALA POEMS

Modern literary movements in Malayalam literature began in the late 19th century with the rise of Kumaran Asan, Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer and Vallathol Narayana Menon. Malayalam literature comprises literary texts written in Malayalam (a South-Dravidian language spoken in the Indian state of Kerala). http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/keralas-landscapes/ While the Manipravala poetry flourished (as a diversion from the mainstream), the tradition set up ...

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KERALA’S LANDSCAPES

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PAINTING ENIGMAS – Bikash Bhattacharjee: reality sets the rolling ball and fantasy assume new reality

BIKASH BHATTACHARJEE 1/3 – He was an Indian painter from West Bengal, who lived in Kolkata all his life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXxtAG1P1Pw Through his paintings he depicted the life of the average Bengali middle-class. He painted with oils, acrylics and water-colours. He achieved commercial success early in life with his Doll Series in the 1960s. He is credited with bringing realism back ...

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ROSA DE JONG – AMAZING TINY HOUSES IN TEST TUBES

ROSA DE JONG 1/3 – She was born in Amsterdam in 1987. After studying for commercial art direction and working for one or two agencies, she started working as a freelance art designer and animator in Amsterdam. Her personal goal is to tell the real story of the brand and set it apart from the crowd, making every piece of communication ...

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FESTIVALS IN THE DORDOGNE, FRANCE – Spring time in the Bastides

Culture and eclecticism is what characterizes the festive offers found in Dordogne. With over 30 festivals throughout the year it offers a wide range of events to be discovered. As soon as the weather permits, start events including classical and traditional music, rock, jazz, theater, exhibitions, readings and animate lectures in the smallest villages. From April to June, you can ...

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THE CAVES OF PERIGORD – Novel, by Martin Walker

Martin Walker is a senior director of a private think-tank based in Washington, DC. He is also emeritus editor of United Press International (and was a journalist for The Guardian for 25 years, serving as bureau chief in Moscow and the United States). He has written for such publications as The New York Times and The Times Literary Supplement. He ...

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IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT WINE – Gironde and vineyards between the Atlantic beaches and dunes

Gironde is a department in the southwest France. It is named for the Gironde estuary, a major waterway. The Bordeaux wine region is in the Gironde. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/traveling-around-bordeaux-france-yes-theres-plenty-around-bordeaux/ The Atlantic Gironde? It awaits you full of pine trees, large lakes and beautiful bike paths. You can ride along the banks of the Arcachon basin, climbing over the dune of Pyla (107 ...

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AND WE DON’T REALLY KNOW – Reading Jacques Prévert

He was a French poet and screenwriter, and his poems remain very popular in the French-speaking world. His poems are often about life in Paris and life after the Second World War. Prévert’s first collection of poetry “Paroles” (Words) appeared late in 1945. One of his most famous poems – Barbara – were very popular among French youth in 50-es. ...

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