Culture Minister Sripad Yesso Naik Thursday said that one of the major proposals being considered by the ongoing SAARC ministerial meeting is the announcement of the year 2016-17 as the SAARC year of cultural heritage.
Culture Minister Sripad Yesso Naik Thursday said one of the major proposals being considered by the ongoing SAARC ministerial meeting is the announcement of the year 2016-17 as the SAARC year of cultural heritage.
The greatest show on the earth, the FIFA World Cup carnival, began with a coruscating opening ceremony, which encapsulated the colour, culture and nature of Brazil, hosting the big football party first time since 1950.
The union culture ministry Thursday released a logo depicting a handshake and the faces of Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi side by side in a circle for the Festival of India to be held in South Africa.
Unfazed by political unrest in Egypt, India will launch the second edition of a mega cultural extravaganza, including a Bollywood musical, to showcase vibrant bilateral ties and make the relationship more dynamic.
When it comes to environmentally friendly tourism, certain locales come to mind immediately. Vietnam, Kenya, Cameroon... the classics. But as the ecotourism movement gains momentum, additional destinations are joining the roster. Here is a roundup of a few of the rising stars of the ecotourism scene.
Tourism was a highly-developed economic and cultural activity in South India during the medieval period with even people from Kashmir in the far north ventured deep into the region to support temples and cultural activities, an expert in the field says.
Emphasising that America embraces people of "all faiths" and of "no faith", President Barack Obama on Thursday said that the country`s religious diversity that includes Hinduism, Sikhism and Islam, enriches its cultural fabric.
Governments and businesses cannot build a sound future without co-opting the $2.7 trillion creative and culture industry that accounts for 6.1 percent of the world`s output and eight million direct jobs, says a leading think tank that seeks to promote cultural diversity.
The much-lauded documentary `Celluloid Man` may be getting standing ovations in the film festivals around the world but its hero P K Nair is unhappy with the "lack of archiving culture" in India, especially in the field of cinema.