BICHITRO: WHERE THEATRE MEETS PASSION FOR A LIFETIME

NOT SOMETHING STRANGE – BUT SOMETHING DIFFERENT: BICHITRO This is the story of a group of talented young actors whose love for theatre has brought them together to create something unique and noteworthy. They call themselves Bichitro – not strange but remarkable. Hailing from West Bengal, these guys have created some thought-provoking plays, chits, poetry which they publish on YouTube. Here they have come together … Continue reading BICHITRO: WHERE THEATRE MEETS PASSION FOR A LIFETIME

An Interview with Food Stylist and Blogger Rimli Dey (@rimleed)

Hello, Weekenders! 2019 is about to end and we are sure that all of you have made grand plans to celebrate and bid adieu to this year in style. But to complete our celebrations we are definitely looking forward to delicious varieties of food and condiments which are inherent to this special season. Thus to grace this tradition and celebrate the festive spirit in the … Continue reading An Interview with Food Stylist and Blogger Rimli Dey (@rimleed)

Ganapati Festival Celebrations – Mumbai (2019)

Durga Puja is to Kolkata what Ganesh Chaturthi is to Mumbai. The comparison itself explains the scale of anticipation for the event which marks the beginning of the Puja calendar every year. Ganapati or Lord Ganesha is the younger son of Shiva and Parvati who is worshipped as the harbinger of good fortunes. Hence as a practice we offer prayers to Ganesha prior to undertaking any … Continue reading Ganapati Festival Celebrations – Mumbai (2019)

Witness the Holy Ride of Lord Jagannath – Ratha Yatra

The annual function of Rath Jatra was held on the 4th of July, 2019. Every year this ceremony draws thousands of people to witness the Holy Ride of Lord Jagannath, along with sister Subhadra and brother Balabhadra in their Chariots. The huge Chariots are built months in Advance and people throng in huge numbers to pull the rope of the Ratha or Chariot. Young ones … Continue reading Witness the Holy Ride of Lord Jagannath – Ratha Yatra

Fathers – The Unsung Hero of Our Lives

Fathers are, in most cases, the least recognized persons in our lives. A person who is often taken for granted, often misunderstood, the silent observers and guiding light who are often foreshadowed. Their sacrifices, responsibilities, unspoken emotions are not glorified as much as it should be because there is a popular belief that Fathers ( Men in general) are not good at expressing their emotions. … Continue reading Fathers – The Unsung Hero of Our Lives

Late and Last Minute Gifts on this Eid

Eid 2019 is upon us and thus all the feasts, celebrations and get-togethers have begun. After the holy month of Ramadan, it is time to celebrate with family and friends the time of the year. Eid is also an occasion of benevolence and generosity and thus everyone gifts their family and friends with an assorted variety of gifts. But in case you are late this … Continue reading Late and Last Minute Gifts on this Eid

Ordinary Tales of Not-So-Ordinary Mothers

All mothers are extraordinary. Mother’s Day is obviously a day to glorify and celebrate motherhood. The divinity of it, how no one is quite like a mother, how blessed we are for mothers and how they are indeed the only superheroes we need. But apart from all the cliched quotes and romanticizing the phenomenon, how much insight do we really have into the lives and … Continue reading Ordinary Tales of Not-So-Ordinary Mothers

Spread the Colours of Happiness and Love- Holi Celebrations 2019

Holi – The most vibrant way to herald Spring. No one does festivals like Indians do and Holi is such a festival which people come to celebrate from far and wide. People outside India, Bloggers and travellers alike come to celebrate this festival of colours and spread the joy , happiness and love of Holi. It is also celebrated widely out of the country. Our … Continue reading Spread the Colours of Happiness and Love- Holi Celebrations 2019

P. S. – I Love You: Love Stories and More…

Everyone deserves a beautiful love story. And we believe that Love is Universal. Love is the only thing strong enough to conquer and rise above all – hate, caste, creed, age, race, gender and every other discrimination in the world. Love does not recognize any boundaries or any holdings. And however sceptical everyone is about love, it is the one true thing which we all … Continue reading P. S. – I Love You: Love Stories and More…

The Quintessential Kolkata Book Fair

If you reside in West Bengal and you happen to love books, (which happens more often than not) then you are sure in a habit to visit the annual International Kolkata Book Fair ( officially Antarjatik Kolkata Boimela) and that sort of forms an essential part of your winter season. The International Kolkata Bookfair is renowned not only in Bengal but worldwide because it happens to … Continue reading The Quintessential Kolkata Book Fair