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Incredible India – ‘Adopt A Heritage’ Project

From the website https://www.adoptaheritage.in/ The project plans to entrust heritage sites/monuments and other tourist sites to private sector companies, public sector companies and individuals for the development of tourist amenities. They would become ‘Monument Mitras’ and adopt the sites. The basic and advanced amenities of the tourist destinations would be provided by them. They would […]

Notre Dame fire should be ‘wake-up’ call for India to protect its heritage buildings: Global Expert

Vinod Daniel, an India-born Australian and top museum specialist, also said that along with the central-level exercise, a state-level fire safety auditing should also be done. The devastating blaze at the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris should serve as a “wake-up call” for India, a global heritage expert said Wednesday and suggested that the new government […]

Mumbai’s first children’s museum opens to public at CSMVS

The museum displays a wide range of art, from ancient sculptures to contemporary paintings, depicting India’s rich culture and heritage, re-interpreted through a child’s imagination. The 50 artefacts include a sculpture of freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Mahatma Gandhi’s Charkha.https://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/art-and-culture/by-kids-for-kids-chhatrapati-shivaji-maharaj-vastu-sangrahalaya-mumbai-museum-5677269/

India’s only gramophone museum

Sunny is the owner of ‘Discs & Machines — Sunny’s Gramophone Museum and Records Archive’, a collection of vintage records housed in a double-storeyed, air-conditioned building with an atrium. It is a treasure trove of around 1,10,000 records and more… Read more at: https://www.deccanherald.com/metrolife/metrolife-your-bond-with-bengaluru/india-s-only-gramophone-museum-728179.html

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