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‘Navras’: Performing Arts Festival in Jawahar Kala Kendra from March 15

Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) will present ‘Navras’ – a high quality performing arts festival from 15 to 22 March.  The week will witness a mélange of cultural performances by way of contemporary dance, Sufi music, fusion music, classical instrumental, classical vocal and theatre from across India. Some of the most well known cultural and theatre programmes like ‘The Manganiyar Seduction’ (directed by…

Jaipur named UNESCO’s city of Folk Art and Craft for the first time ever

Known for its magnificent depth of art and crafts, Jaipur has been selected as City of Crafts and Folk Arts by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). On Friday, UNESCO Director-General, Ms. Irina Bokova, announced the designation of 47 cities from 33 countries as new members of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. The Rajasthan…