Culture

Sobha Singh’s painting listed for auction at Sotheby’s

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A renowned portrait of Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh made by celebrated artist Sobha Singh will be auctioned in the USA in March. The...

Thoda Sport – martial arts with wooden bows and arrows

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Thoda is a martial art form of Himachal Pradesh which originated from Kullu region and has its roots dating back to the period of...

Himachali Topi gets a new lease of life with their vibrant...

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If in Himachal Pradesh, then one thing that cannot be given a miss is the Himachali Topi (cap). These woollen caps, which are quite...

Himachali painter Vijay Sharma selected for Padam Shri

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Vijay Sharma, a Himachal Pradesh artist known for his Kangra miniature paintings, was named for the prestigious Padma Shri award. Padma Shri award is...

Prof. Mahua Mukherjee performs Gaudiya Nritya at Bahra University

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Waknaghat: Renowned classical dancer Prof. Mahua Mukherjee performed a Bengali classical dance Gaudiya Nritya at Bahra University on Thursday. Cultural Committee of Bahra University...

Masroor temple to be exposed to the outside world

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State Government would consider organising conducted tour of school children to Masroor Temple and Pong Dam to acquaint them with the rich heritage State...

Gochi: A festival of Son, celebrated in Keylong

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Surely the Gods live here. This is no place for men. Rudyard Kipling once remarked about Lahul. Indeed this last wonderful and inhabitable area...

Remote Himachal gears up for Bhudi Diwali – a less known...

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The most popular festival of India, Diwali, was already celebrated on October 19 this year. The modern Diwali is mostly about crackers, wax candles,...

Kangra Fort depicts ancient glory and symbol of power in hill...

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Situated atop the flat mountain range, the majestic Kangra Fort is the largest fort in the Himalayas and probably the oldest dated fort in...

Kullu’s Kahika fair, where deity gives life to dead

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Himachal’s varied culture and geographical difference make it different from rest of the word. Its culture is unique and tradition has remained largely untouched...

Dignity of deities and Himachali culture to be maintained at any...

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Playing with the faith in the name of Dev Sanskriti’, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh ordered to take action against those who were seen...

Sukh Dass: An Endowed Artist of Majestic Himalayas

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Breath taking sceneries of Himalayas have always been an inspiration for artists to paint their feelings about the exquisiteness they are encapsulated with. Sukh...