Tag: culture

The Clay Magicians of Kumartuli

Kumartuli is a traditional potters’ quarter in northern Kolkata, West Bengal. The city is renowned for its sculpting prowess, which not only manufactures clay idols for various festivals but also regularly exports them. The advent of Durga Puja always brings the spotlight back on Kumartuli as it is the main idol making center. Walking around the potter colonies […]

Celebrating the 1st edition of JLFBelfast

JLFLitFest needs to introduction. Most of us have heard about it, dreamt of being a part of it in some way or the other and some amongst us have been fortunate enough to attend one of the many enriching sessions at the actual events itself it. The 1st edition of @JLFLitFest in Ireland is currently […]

Notre Dame – Blaze engulfs medieval icon

It is one of the most famous buildings in the world. It has stood on the banks of the river Seine for more than 800 years. Tonight Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is completely engulfed by fire. Huge crowds gathered in the streets around it – many were in tears. Notre Dame took 200 years […]