In conversation with a Museologist

Here is a glimpse of a conversation held with the PeerSpot. It was about cultural heritage, museums, their interrelations. We also talked about studying Museology, considering Museology as a career option, prospects, with a message to Heritage Enthusiasts.A delightful conversation with Mr Tapan Patel, with a hope that museums can reach to common masses and …

Music Appreciation Course @ https://worldart.in/

Trinayan Resources in collaboration with Opera India presents an online music appreciation course to enhance the musicianship in you. This thrilling online course drives you through Western and Indian (Carnatic, Hindustani) classical music. The soulful sessions are conducted by some internationally acclaimed music educators. The campaign also continues to offers research and demonstration advisory to …

Kavad

My association with the ethnomusicology archive provides me with immense pleasure to deal with some of the finest narrative traditions of India. One of those is the Kavad tradition. I dealt with the Kavad narrator/storyteller for several programs held in my previous work sphere. Kavad is an oral narrative/storytelling tradition of Rajasthan, India. It is …

This Janmashtami….

sung from the devotional songs repertoire 'Namghosha' the transcendental food offered while singing from 'Namghosha' This Janmashtami was celebrated in a small and convenient way. This has always happened to me. Never can arrange to celebrate anything properly (according to me) and end up consoling myself by doing it in a ‘convenient’ way! Aaha this …

Skylark (Alauda arvensis)

Skylark fly high and hover above meadows, singing crystalline enchantments before parachuting down into the undergrowth as if protected by the notes. The Lark rises and breaks hearts. Source: Our Songbirds by Matt Sewell, Caught by the River

‘Abuj Aloran’

'Abuj aloran' is a mysterious feeling connected to seasons. It echoed sometime during one of the 'Phagun' of my life. Phagun induced the feeling that continued till one of the 'Bahag'. It continued echoing from my heart.. continues..not finding the tangibility yet…still perplexing..

Creativity, Expression and Preservation of Tiwa Art of North East India

The Tiwas, also known as Lalungs are one of the major tribe of North East India distributed mainly in central Assam. Among the Tiwas each village has a Samadi, an institution called youth dormitory. Samadi is a platform type house without walls and erected in a central place of the village. Only males are eligible …

Bharatnatyam performace by Anweshaa D. Raja

Another Covid -19 effect!! Children are indoor, learning online, maintaining social distance, learning to live a new way of life! Happy to share a Bharatnatyam piece by Anweshaa D. Raja. She is maintaining social distance during this Covid-19 crisis, but not distancing herself from the enthralling art form. A glimpse of her Facebook live performance …