The Indian poetry scene is booming once again in a new avatar as the younger, bolder and brasher cousin of poetry, slam poetry. This form of poetry, that gives importance to the performance aspect of a poem as much as the writing behind it.
The attempts to glorify “Indian” heroes in history textbooks have increased exponentially with various state governments instructing their state boards to rewrite certain parts of the textbooks that have been “glorifying the Mughal leaders and downplaying Hindu rulers”.
There’s something definitely magical about hearing some great music surrounded by people from all over the world under a sky full of stars with the cool sand under your feet. It’s an experience of a lifetime!
The Rann Utsav is a festival that celebrates the uniqueness of the Rann of Kutch, its culture and its way of life. It started as a three-day event which eventually turned into a three-month-long celebration full of fun cultural activities, music, and dance.
Lyla Freechild is an artist, and she works in various mediums like paint, pottery, handmade jewelry etc. She is an active advocate of body empowerment wherein every body type is celebrated in its natural and authentic form removed from the definitions and stigma that surround it.