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Bal Utsav to bring Rabindranath Tagore`s stories on stage

Popular children`s stories of Rabindranath Tagore like ‘Kabuliwala’ among others will be staged during a five-day children`s theatre festival in the national capital beginning June 18, the organisers said Tuesday.

Tagore songs set to tune by Pankaj Mullick, now published

Poems written by Rabindranath Tagore and set to tune by the late legendary musician Pankaj Kumar Mullick have now been compiled into a CD for the first time.

Varsity to help protect India`s endangered dialects

Linguists from across the nation will help in studying and preserving India`s endangered languages at the Viswa Bharati University (VBU) in West Bengal.

Konkona happy for being offered roles on Tagore`s work

Actress Konkona Sen Sharma said she is grateful and happy for receiving roles based on the work of Rabindranath Tagore.

Bangladesh centre at Visva Bharati coming soon

Strengthening the cultural connect with Bangladesh, the Visva Bharati University is in talks to set up an exclusive centre at the campus.

Kolkata celebrates Saraswati Puja

Saraswati, the deity of knowledge, learning and music, was worshiped across the city Tuesday.

Music concert, movies at Indian fest in Slovenia

Music concerts, photo exhibition and Indian film shows will be part of a festival organised by the Indian embassy here.

International seminar to mark Tagore`s Nobel centenary

The eastern metropolis is hosting music scholars from seven countries along with international musicians as part of Rabindra Bharati University`s celebrations to mark the centenary of poet Rabindranath Tagore`s Nobel prize.

Rabindranath Tagore`s relationship with sister-in-law subject of a film

Bengali actor Parambrata Chatterjee is set to essay Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore in a film dealing with the bard`s controversial relationship with his sister-in-law Kadambari devi.

Tagore`s poems in Bharatnatyam by Geeta Chandran`s disciple

Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore`s poems found expression in a Bhartanatyam dance recital here by acclaimed danseau Geeta Chandran`s disciple Nabanita Majumdar.

Konkona Sen Sharma excited to play Tagore`s sister-in-law

Actress Konkona Sen Sharma is excited to get the opportunity to portray the role of Kadambari Devi, the sister-in-law of Rabindranath Tagore and an inspiration behind many of his works.

Rupa Ganguly to sing Tagore number again

After her national-award winning performance in `Abosheshey`, Rupa Ganguly is all set to sing a Tagore number in her next `Asbo Aar ek Din`.

Wish to portray Kadombori Devi in film: Rituparna Sengupta

Kadombori Devi, the younger sister-in-law of Rabindranath Tagore, remained one of her dream roles she would love to come her way in a feature film one day, `Mukti` protagonist Rituparna Sengupta says.

Tagore had a world view of music: Bengal singer

Hinting that the bard`s `Mane Na Mane Na` had strains similar to Scottish violin pieces, popular band singer Soumitro has said there was no taboo in experimenting with Rabindra Sangeet if that stuck to the right parameters.

Rabindranath Tagore`s dance-drama performed by Shubra Mukherjee`s troupe

A soulful rendition of a dance- drama, penned by Rabindranath Tagore when he was just 16-years-old, by a troupe founded by President`s wife Shubhra Mukherjee left an indelible stamp on the audience.

Tagore, Nandalal Bose works to go under the hammer

Auction house Christie`s will put under hammer works of Rabindranath Tagore, his nephew Abanindranath Tagore and Nandalal Bose from the personal collection of Supratik Bose.

Rabindranath Tagore`s `Tasher Desh` suits my film craft: Director

Ahead of the release of his film `Tasher Desh`, director Qaushiq Mukherjee (Q) said that Rabindranath Tagore`s famous musical drama suited his film craft because of its non-linear narrative style.

Rituparno Ghosh`s last film to premiere on DD

Late Rituparno Ghosh`s last film, an impressionistic documentary on the life of Rabindranath Tagore, will have its television premiere tomorrow.

Kolkata Tagore hub praised for starting without `much money`

A central government official Wednesday lauded the efforts of the Tagore Centre for Natural Sciences and Philosophy (TCNSP) to go forward with its establishment "without much money".

Kolkata to get hub on Rabindranath Tagore

To integrate science, philosophy and culture, a hub dedicated to spread Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore`s interpretations of philosophy of science will open June 19.

Global scholars to discuss Tagore`s role as India`s envoy

The Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) is organizing an international conference on Rabindranath Tagore.