Abirpothi

India’s only daily art newspaper

Saurabh Singh

Contributor

Vanguarding History: Preserving and Promoting Indian Cultural Heritage

What is Cultural Heritage? Cultural Heritage is an expression of the ways of living developed by a community and passed on from generation to generation, including customs, practices, places, objects, artistic expressions and values. Cultural Heritage is often expressed as Intangible and Tangible Cultural Heritage (ICOMOS, 2002). Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage According to the […]

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Indian Art Forms as Soft Power: How Indian Art Forms Contribute to India’s Influence Abroad.

What is Soft Power? In its fundamental essence, ‘power’ encapsulates the capacity to effect change and exert influence over others, persuading them to act in ways they might not have independently chosen. These insights are drawn from the scholarly work of Joseph Nye, a political activist in the 1980s, at Harvard University, who delved into

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Exploring the Indian Government’s Cultural Exchange Programs and Festivals to Facilitate Cultural Dialogue.

Cultural Exchange Programs: An Introduction Cultural exchange initiatives have long been an effective means of fostering respect, tolerance, and understanding between those from differing backgrounds.  These programs are essential for bridging cultural divides and promoting intercultural communication in a world dominated by globalization. With its diverse array of cultures, traditions, and legacy, India has taken

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