Chhau Warsong

Chhau is gaining an international recognition and so are the artists who prepare the masks. Charida, a small village in Purulia district, is the home to these makers who work day and night to create the attires for the performers.

Charida – The Town of Mask Makers

Chhau masks are made in town of Charida. Close to Purulia, Charida is one of the heritage destinations of West Bengal where a number of mask makers can be found colouring and painting beautiful Chhau Masks.

Pattan Kodoli Haldi Festival – Where Everything Turns Golden

Following Indian festivals has taken me to places far and beyond. This land of immeasurable diversity has these interesting events hiding in plain sight. One such event is Haldi Festival at Pattan Kodoli that is organized in the month of November in Maharashtra's Kolhapur District. . Here is a short travelogue for the festival and how I reached there.

Basant Utsav at Shantiniketan

Shantiniketan Holi is a beautiful occasion that celebrates the culture and traditions that are taking place since the times of Rabindranath Tagore. Here is a short photo blog on my visit to this beautiful event.

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