07 Aug 2012
To revive the fading traditional folk art and culture of the western part of Odisha, a cultural organization named ‘Anusthan Sudha’ has launched a campaign in rural as well as urban areas of the state.
29 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Set against the backdrop of a splendidly lit Purana Qila, with Vedic hymns reverberating in the air adding a nip to a pleasant October evening, the 8th edition of the Delhi International Arts Festival kicked off here.
24 Jul 2013
Jaipur: Ghoomar, a folk dance of Rajasthan, has found its way into the list of world's most amazing local dances after an international travel website ranked it fourth on the list.
22 Nov 2015
New Delhi: To preserve India's immensely diverse and rich legacy, public broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) has undertaken a special project to record lakhs of folk songs, sung across states on various occasions, and preserve these for future generations.
21 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Supreme Court's latest order allowing three dance bars in Mumbai to start operating has given a reason to celebrate for hundreds of people, especially bar dancers.
25 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Bollywood's dancing diva Madhuri Dixit will reportedly make an appearance on the dance reality show 'Dance +'.
12 Dec 2013
Bhubaneswar: Demanding quick steps to include Sambalpuri-Koshali, the lingua franca of ten western Odisha districts, in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution and to make it the second language of the state, an organization fighting for the cause on Thursday said dilly-dallying on the issue is sparking agitation and resentment among the people.
30 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea of the Tamil Nadu government seeking two-day police custody of ultra-Left folk singer Kovan, who was granted relief by the Madras High Court in a sedition case.
08 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Enchanting folk music spreading from Afghanistan to Bengal and Assam to Rajasthan reverberated the air as a group of enthusiasts showcased their musicianship and highlighted the common thread binding the genre.
31 Oct 2015
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president EVKS Elangovan today slammed the arrest of a folk singer campaigning for closure of state-run liquor outlets and said his will stage a demonstration here on November 2 in protest against the police action.