Caparisoned and even non-adorned elephants are a major attraction for curious locals, devotees and tourists, during the Nawam Perehera in Colombo’s Gangaramaya Buddhist temple in February every year.
Every day, various aspects of Chinese culture were exhibited to the delight of locals and tourists from all over the world.
Recalling the words of his father Hafiz Ali Khan that "all of us have a common God and we are a common race", the 73-year-old maestro said, "I wish this message was given by priests of every religion."
The two-time Filmfare Award winner has collaborated with music composer Shani Arshad on a soundtrack of the romantic-drama Bin Roye.
Pakistan Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar ruled on Wednesday that Indian content on Pakistani TV is damaging Pakistani culture
The ancient and gorgeous Kantha quilt embroidery has found its way into various present-day articles of daily use, including sarees, bags, pillow covers, bedspreads and other household articles, writes Dr.Lopamudra Maitra Bajpai.
In her video, Pakistani Bharatanatyam and Odissi dancer Sheema Kermani explains how dance for a woman is a freeing experience. "For me, there is a direct relationship between dance and liberation. When a woman stands on stage to dance what she's saying is: 'Here I am, I'm not ashamed of my body, I am confident and I do not fear...
Sri Lanka’s connection with Kerala is reflected in history, folklore and oral traditions, rites, rituals and festivals, architecture and lifestyle and, of course, in food, notes South Asian cultural anthropologist Dr.Lopamudra Maitra Bajpai
Colombo, Oct 25 (newsin.asia) - A 10 day modern Chinese water ink painting exhibition kicked off in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo on Thursday with an aim to strengthen cultural ties between China and Sri Lanka. The exhibition titled 'Chinese Style International Tour of Modern Chinese Water Ink Paintings Exhibition' is organised by the China National Academy of Paintings and the...
The international media has been portraying Pakistan as a hotbed of Islamic fundamentalism, especially after the Americans carried out a surgical strike there to kill international terrorist and fugitive, Osama bin Laden. But for about a decade now, Pakistan has been trying hard to live down its sectarian image and portray itself as a tolerant society equally proud of its...