HIPAMS aims to investigate how developing ‘heritage-sensitive’ IP protection strategies can give communities greater control over the commercialization of their heritage while contributing to its safeguarding and on-going viability.
Mayurbhanj Chhau is a traditional dance form popular among indigenous communities living in and around Mayurbhanj district in Odisha. The dance is tra
Chau dance is a vibrant, colourful and vigorous form of dance drama emerging from martial practice. Chau dance was inscribed in the UNESCO Representat
Patachitra, a unique cultural tradition of Bengal, draws inspiration from the mythological tales of India. The word Pata comes from the Sanskrit word
Derived from the Sanskrit word Patta (canvas) and Chitra (painting), Patachitra of Odisha originated in the 12th century. The Patachitra of Rag
Baul music is the soul of Bengal and is essentially the music of self searching. It's about 500 years old. Chaitanyadev's Bhakti Cult movement, which
August 19, 2019
by Kavya Iyer Ramalingam
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July 18, 2019
by Charlotte Waelde
What do Kim Kardashian and the Kimono; the Black Panther movie and Ghanaian kente designs; and Gordon Ramsay’s London restaurant,Lucky Cat,have in..Read More
June 07, 2019
by Benedetta Ubertazzi
Banarasi Sari is a centuries old artisanal form of embroidered, hand-woven silk fabrics originating in Banaras, India. The community..