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Once banned, Poland's stately 18th-century dance garners UNESCO honors

Once banned, Poland's stately 18th-century dance garners UNESCO honours

Having inspired some of the greatest classical composers including Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Pyotr Tchaikovsky, the polonaise remains timeless

Published on 20th February 2024
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Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport’s T2 receives UNESCO honour

With an art collection of 60 artworks by 43 artists in 13 locations, the experience is based on two themes — Karnataka’s rich heritage and culture and Bharata Natyashastra’s Naurasa (nine emotions)

Published on 28th December 2023
Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport’s Terminal 2 achieves UNESCO recognition and special pr

Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport’s Terminal 2 achieves UNESCO recognition and special prize for outstanding interiors

Terminal 2, often referred to as a ‘Terminal in a Garden,’ was inaugurated on November 11, 2022

Published on 22nd December 2023
On November 14, the UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris witnessed a historic moment when K-pop sensation SEVENTEEN stole the spotlight after delivering a powerful speech coupled with a mesmerizing performance

 K-pop band SEVENTEEN delivers an ode to unity at UNESCO Youth Forum

The band’s performances which included much-loved tracks like God of Music and Together, amplified hope and optimism

Published on 17th November 2023
UNESCO has recognized Gwalior as the city of Music, highlighting its innovative practices in human-centered urban planning and cultural integration within the Creative Cities Network

Gwalior becomes UNESCO music city

The city was acknowledged for its strong commitment to harnessing culture and creativity

Published on 8th November 2023
Here is all you need to know about  International  Music Day

Here is all you need to know about  International  Music Day

The inception of International Music Day dates back to the year 1975

Published on 1st October 2023
UNESCO  made a significant decision on Sunday to inscribe the prehistoric site of Tell al-Sultan, located near the Palestinian city of Jericho onto its World Heritage List

UNESCO adds Palestine's prehistoric site, Tell al-Sultan, to its World Heritage list

This marks the fourth Palestinian site to be listed on UNESCO's World Heritage list, joining the Church of the Nativity and the Old City of Hebron

Published on 18th September 2023
Bagrati cathedral

Dive deep into churches and churchkhela at Kutaisi in Georgia

Though most people view Kutaisi in Georgia as  a stopover city, it deserves a deeper exploration

Published on 3rd September 2023
Children at Artreach India put up a performance

Art smart: Haryana school provides canvas of learning with traditional model

The arts can be transformative, and a few institutions and organisations for the youth are spearheading the change through varied artistic mediums

Published on 25th June 2023
Taj Mahal The monument is widely regarded as the greatest architectural achievement in Indo-Islamic architecture

World Heritage Day 2023: Five UNESCO sites in India you should visit this year

It is sometimes easy to overlook how unique India is. There is simply nothing else like it in terms of cultural diversity, history, spirituality, and our rich socio-cultural ethos 

Published on 18th April 2023
Baku general view, Azerbaijan

Travel buzz: Azerbaijan getaways become easy with weekly flights between Baku and New Delhi

Take another look and say ‘salam’ to Azerbaijan on the first-ever direct flight linking Baku to New Delhi, courtesy of Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL).

Published on 22nd July 2019
Amal Clooney speaks during the Global Conference for Media Freedom at The Printworks in London, Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)

'Journalists are under attack like never before': Amal Clooney faults collective shrug over slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with "a collective shrug" over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Published on 11th July 2019
Various monuments chronicled by Tawarikh Khwani’s team

Documenting heritage for posterity

This blog celebrates India’s cultural diversity through lesser-known tales about the country’s food and history

Published on 21st May 2022
In 2018, the RBI chose to use a picture of this as a motif on the back of the Rs 100 notes

UNESCO World Heritage Site Rani-ki-Vav in Patan, Gujarat celebrates eight years as Monument of National Importance

In 2018, the RBI chose to use a picture of this magnificent stepwell, Rani-ki-Vav, as a motif on the reverse of the lavender-coloured pieces of the legal tender

Published on 17th April 2022
Dhruv Vishwanath (Photo: IANS)

Debut edition of Jaipur Jazz and Blues Festival to be hosted from February 28 to March 1

The first edition of Jaipur Jazz and Blues Festival, which will host performances by artistes from the US, Canada, Brazil and more, will be held here from February 28 to March 1.

Published on 19th February 2020

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