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15 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Art exhibition in Kolkata promotes Indian tribal style of painting

Folklore, aboriginal and religious beliefs feature in each of the paintings. Organiser of the event Surva Choudhary, said that while originally most paintings were made using natural substances like turmeric and henna on mud surfaces, modern day painters use other materials.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Folk

Yesterday | The Memphis Flyer

Mood music this weekend: Wattstax and Memphis Music & Heritage Festival

This is a great week to binge-consume regional culture, to celebrate where we've been, sample where we are, and catch a glimpse of where we're going.

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Related Topix: Folk, Blues

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KUOW-FM Seattle

Professor Vincente Rafael On Filipino Folklore Origins

Vincente Rafael is a professor of history at the University of Washington, specializing in Philippine history, colonialism and nationalism.

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Related Topix: Folk, University of Washington, Supernatural

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Attendances up by 25 per cent at long-running international dance festival

HAPPY FOLK: Russian and South Korean folk dancers wait for the procession to begin on the final day of the 50th Billingham International Folklore Festival.

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Related Topix: Folk, North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Durham County, England

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Tucson Weekly

Folklore Expansion

The folklore celebrated and revered at Tucson Meet Yourself the past 41 years can be an economic driver for the entire state, but to support that vision a few changes had to take place.

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Folk, Arizona, South Tucson, AZ

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Dancers bring colour and music to streets

HUNDREDS of dancers from all over the world brought music and colour to the streets of a Teesside town as part of a 50-year-old festival.

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Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Folk

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