art and culture
25th annual concert of Mentaid held in Kolkata
Kolkata: The 25th annual concert of Mentaid was held at Madhusudan Mancha in the city last week.
Jogen Chowdhury and Goutam Ghose to steer socio-cultural city NGO The Bengal
Kolkata: Eminent painter Jogen Chowdhury has taken charge as the President of The Bengal, a socio-cultural organisation, along with ace filmmaker Goutam Ghose as the Working President. Chowdhury stepped into the shoes of late litterateur Nabaneeta Dev Sen.
Kolkata: An 111-foot-long mural of ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ along with icons representing the cultural heritage of Bengal was unveiled at the Metro Rail Bhavan recently by Metro Railway General Manager Manoj Joshi in the presence of senior officers and staff.
Kolkata: Kolkata-based literary, performing arts and cultural organisation, Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF), and Sampad South Asian Arts & Heritage (Sampad), UK, recently formalised an agreement to collaborate and promote cultural exchanges and jointly organize events and cultural activities in India and Birmingham, UK.
Kolkata: The Oxford Bookstore and Prabha Khaitan Foundation Woman’s Voice Award (PKWVA) recently announced the shortlist for the second edition of the Award. The winner for 2019 would be announced at a function on Jan 18 at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) 2020. Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF) and AKLF would be the co-presenters of PKWVA.
Oslo/IBNS: Indian social welfare activist and cultural patron Sundeep Bhutoria on Tuesday met Ethiopian Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize Winner 2019 Dr Abiy Ahmed Ali at the Nobel Peace Prize 2019 Award Ceremony in the Norwegian capital of Oslo.