Category: Culture

Bangiya Sahitya Parishat
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As part of the Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsav 2016, on Sunday, 16th October, Oxford Bookstore, Park Street, along with Patra Bharati, organised a literary heritage bus tour. City heritage and travel blogger Rangan Datta lead the tour which started from Apeejay House, Park Street around 2PM. I was invited to be a part of the… Read more »

Chinese New Year Celebration
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Kolkata (Calcutta), the only city in India with a Chinatown, celebrates the Chinese New Year with lots of enthusiasm. Earlier I wrote about the celebrations at Tiretti Bazaar, or the old Chinatown. This year I went to Tangra, or the new Chinatown, to cover the New Year’s Eve celebration at the Pei May Chinese High… Read more »

Armenian Christmas
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The whole world just celebrated the Christmas couple of weeks back. But, do you know, that there are communities, who celebrate the Christmas today i.e. the 6th of January? It might sound new, but they have been celebrating it for centuries. Even centuries before 25th December became Christmas day. I first came to know about… Read more »