Indian culture


Esplanade’s Raga series enters 11th edition

With the burgeoning arts scene in Singapore, the Raga series gives another second chance to Indian artists in Singapore to showcase their...


Minister Iswaran launches IHC book documenting stories of Tamil community in Singapore

Highlighting the importance of preserving the legacy of the Tamil community in Singapore and Southeast Asia, a new book “Sojourners to...


Walkabout to witness Singapore's culture diversity

The National Heritage Board has launched a new programme titled Harmony Walks, a series of free guided walks for the public.


Marabu: Tracking Indian roots in Southeast Asia

In a special interview with Connected to India, Santha Bhaskar shares some insights from her creative process, her thoughts on traditional...

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Passionate about arts: Rajeswari Ramachandran

Connected to India in conversation with Rajeswari Ramachandran, Producer at Esplanade Co. Ltd. as she leads Kalaa Utsavam for the...

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Kartarpur corridor: As deadline nears, Pakistan’s slow progress visible from Indian side

Pakistan has reportedly refused to construct their side of a bridge on the cross-border elevated corridor to Kartarpur Darbar Sahib from...


In Pics: A colourful Onam Village 2019

Despite the hazy conditions on Sunday, Onam Village 2019 saw over a thousand excited attendees turn up for the largest Malayalee carnival in...


Yoga, Sanskrit have many takers in Muslim-majority UAE

Although yoga is part of India's intangible cultural heritage, it has emerged as a global brand and is being practised all over the world,...


India in numbers: More opportunities through jobs and scholarships

Statistics gathered from various sources, describing India in numbers.


Week-long ‘Celebrating India’ festival inaugurated in UAE

ZEE5 Global has partnered Middle Eastern retailer LuLu to roll out the bi-annual India-themed festival “Celebrating India” across LuLu...


“A dream is a wish the heart makes”

‘Umeed: Colors of Hope' is a solo kathak production that depicts the story of a young girl navigating her journey through mental health,...

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Archbishop of Canterbury set for India pastoral trip

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the spiritual head of the Church of England establishment, is set to make a 10-day visit to India.


Funjabis of Hong Kong win RedDot Bhangra Competition 2019

For the second time a team from out of Singapore won the RedDot Bhangra Competition (RDBC). Funjabi Bhangra of Hong Kong followed the...


Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of Jul 19-21

The hottest bhangra competition in Singapore happens this weekend – so join the party on Saturday at Gateway Theatre at 2pm!


Get ready for the hottest Bhangra competition in Singapore

Following its inaugural success, the RedDot Bhangra Competition (RDBC) is back for its second edition in Singapore – and this time, it’s...


200 of the best Malaysian Indian wedding photographers & videographers to gather for massive convention

The fifth edition of the Malaysian Indian Wedding Photographers & Videographers (MIWPV) Convention is set to be the biggest yet.


Ahmedabad’s kite museum: Paperbirds take you on Cloud 9

Ahmedabad, the largest city in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, boasts 30-odd museums but the stunning Kite Museum in...


India, France, USA unite through dance in Singapore

If this isn’t a shining example of India’s soft power then what is? Singaporean founder of an Indian performing arts institute...