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Bengaluru’s inextricable relationship with avarekai — broad beans — is evident from the fact that the etymology of the...

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December 5, 2014Christmas in Bengaluru

There is love true love, and the heart goes round, When the Lord to Bethany came…., It’s a happy...

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Kadlekai Parishe or  Groundnut festival, is one of the city’s oldest cultural events, that takes place on the last...

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Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to the city has the German community enthused. Although not many Germans live in the...

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December 5, 2014Makara Sankranti

It’s Sankranti –– Greet with Sweet – Eat sweet, Talk sweet and be Sweet India is a land of festivals...

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Just when a crocodile on Bengaluru streets was not enough to scare people and get their attention towards civic...

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Theatre in a music venue,  art in a metro station, music bands performing in malls — performers and artists...

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If December marks the famed “Madras music season”, it appears like Bengaluru is fast catching up, if the trend...

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The city has a robust artistic community, who, through public art have raised questions on infrastructure and social issues...

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December 5, 2014KARAGA

The unique Karaga festival held annually is a procession that meanders through the heart of old Bangalore city, carrying...

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September 16, 2015Ganesha Chaturthi

Most of us are very well acquainted with the chubby, ever smiling, potbellied little image, affectionately called the Ganapati....

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December 5, 2014Ramzan-Id!

India is a land of festivals and traditions. Festivals are a way of life in India. Of late, the...

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December 5, 2014Basava Jayanthi

Karnataka celebrates ‘Basava Jayanthi Utsav’ in memory of Basaveswara the great 12th century social reformer. He was a minister...

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March 20, 2014Ugadi

Ugadi, a time for new beginnings and auspicious ventures, heralds the arrival of a brand new year. It is...

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Bengaluru has been ranked the most dynamic city in the world, as per the City Momentum Index-2017 released by...

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Chitra Santhe 2016 is back. And this time, it will be bigger and better. So say the masterminds of...

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December 2, 2014Festivals

Karnataka’s millennia-long tryst with royalty has left an indelible mark on its celebrations. There’s nothing understated about the way...

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The 1,125-year-old veeragallu that leans against a compound wall in the Naganatheshwara (Shiva) temple in Begur, is testament to...

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December 5, 2014Navarathri & Dasera

Dasara or Navarathri is a nine-day celebration of the victory of good over evil symbolized by the destruction of...

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December 5, 2014Yakshagana

Yakshagana is one of the oldest – traditional and popular vernacular dance forms of Karnataka. Yakshagana  is a combination...

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December 5, 2014Shivaratri

As the name suggests the deity worshipped during Shivaratri is Lord Shiva. The appeal of Shiva, worshipped in the...

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BANGALORE: This year’s theatre festival organised by Ranga Shankara between October 28 and November 9 will also mark the...

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