Places  /  Published 15.01.22

Exploring Burdwan’s Dariyapur Dokra village

This dedicated artisans’ hub is giving ‘dokra’ artists from eastern India the centre stage — and their due credit...
By Rangan Datta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.21

Crafts stall for protest funds

In dharna against the Vice-chancellor, they aim at collecting funds for the stir ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Lifestyle  /  Published 11.12.21

Festival puts dokra, kantha and other Bengal folk arts in the spotlight

Hosted by Banglanatak dot com and British Council, this was the second edition of the Ripples Festival and was held in three artisan villages ...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

News  /  Published 03.12.21

Season's first fair woos Kolkatans to Eco Park in New Town

Hastashilpa Mela has brought together about 5,000 artisans from across Bengal...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

People  /  Published 10.11.21

With National Award, Bankura ‘shankha’ artist reaches new heights

Handicraft artist Bablu Nandi wins big for his spectacular conch shell carvings of events from the Mahabharata...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty


News  /  Published 19.09.21

Handicraft training for self-reliance

The initiative aims at making them self-reliant, possibly earn a living and be able to resist discrimination and marriages that they are pushed into by family members...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 08.09.21

Beauty and sustainability — US consul-general’s take-home from Art in Life

Melinda Pavek made a shop-stop at the annual lifestyle exhibition at CIMA Gallery...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

Events  /  Published 06.09.21

Handicrafts exhibition by ladies of Calcutta Riverside

The pre Durga Puja exhibition, held along the banks of the Hooghly, was inaugurated by actress Rituparna Sengupta...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.21

Summer Camp in Covid times

Here’s how our readers are spending their time indoors ...
By The Telegraph in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 25.06.21

Summer Camp in Covid times

Here’s how our readers are spending their time indoors...
By The Telegraph in Salt Lake


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