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  • Dtours : a Curated Architectural Travel Initiative

    An architectural excursion initiated by the designers and architects of The Design Factory India in association with other architectural institutes, Dtours is a unique exploratory International tour series where enthusiasts witness monumental infrastructure made by legendary architects together in a curated architecture tour.…

  • Things to do in Charlotte NC | Charlotte Art Weekly #13

    Charlotte Art Weekly 13 The 17th largest city in the USA is not only housing an enormous populace but is also a home to many achievers and creators, who have made the city proud with their creations. Our purpose of featuring…

  • 21 year old finds art in Period Stains and Stretch Marks

    Cinta Tort Cartró alias Zinteta, an artist from a small hamlet called Torrelles de Llobregat in Spain, Cinta lately exhibited her creativity that showcases a message of accepting ourselves and self-admiration. Within her project called ‘Mancho y no me doy asco’…

  • Rise of Ahmedabad as India’s First World Heritage City

    July 8, 2017, Saturday, 09:35 PM, a proud moment for every Indian citizen when UNESCO tweeted “Just Inscribed as @UNESCO #WorldHeritage Site: Historic City of Ahmedabad.” Just inscribed as @UNESCO #WorldHeritage Site: Historic City of Ahmadabad #India https://t.co/ztbb8RIMiZ #41whc pic.twitter.com/iRIMoQfAtK…

  • Vinyl Records to return from oblivion

    Image source: www.theguardian.com Vinyl Records Relive as Sony Decides to Resume its Manufacturing After 28 Years 28 years ago in 1989, Sony Music had declared LPs outdated and cumbersome, when the CDs were introduced, which stored an extensive number of…

  • Ahmedabad Twinned with Valladolid in Spain

      The sister city list of Ahmedabad has been studded with one more star. After Ohio, Guangzhou, Port Louis, Astrakhan, Ulsan, and Jersey City, the Heritage Hamlet has tied a golden knot with the city of Valladolid, Spain. The current…

  • Celebrating World Social Media Day 2017 at Ahmedabad

    The 5th season of ‘World Social Media Day’, organised by ReDi, since 2013, happened on 30th June at Novotel in Ahmedabad. Digital Enthusiasts, Social Media jockeys and Technologists within the field of internet flocked at Novotel to witness panel discussions, open…

  • Radiohead’s Glastonbury Performance Goes Viral for Odd Reasons !

    Image source: www.rollingstone.com “Radiohead crowd left red-faced after applauding three minute guitar tuning, mistaking it for new song.” Above news, later proven to be fake, started bolting on social media on saturday 24th of June. This happened after English Rock…

  • EU slaps anti- competition charges on Google

    Image source: www.scmp.com Google Slapped With a Record Breaking Fine of $2.7 Billion by EU in the Antitrust Ruling The $90 billion incurring Silicon Valley giant was smacked with a penalty amount of $2.7 billion after it failed to attain…

  • Vancouver Mural Art Festival is Back With a Colourful Bang!

    Vancouver Mural Festival 2017 The Vancouver Mural Festival is back with a bang as the city’s most enthralling free public art celebration, where artists from Canada and around the globe participate in designing art on the walls of Vancouver. The…

  • Luxembourg Art Prize 2017 – An opportunity for Artists to earn $27,500

    Luxembourg Art Prize is a huge opportunity that has the potential to boost the careers of unknown artists. Founded by Hervè Lancelin a gallerist and art collector from Luxembourg in Europe every year organises a gilded competition for artists across the globe, where…

  • Ransomware : the New Age Digital Threat!

    May 12, 2017, has now been noted as the Black Friday of the Digital age, since on this day the malicious Ransomware program WannaCry started spreading and has now infected nearly 300,000 systems globally. The virus encrypts and locks all the…

  • World’s First Global Art Exchange : ARTSTAQ is LIVE

    ARTSTAQ a London/Prague-based start-up has opened up World’s First Global Art Exchange, wherein like NASDAQ, traders and collectors can exchange Art in the most transparent manner. Launched with the vision to democratize Art Market and create a convenient model based…

  • Rami : A Syrian Refugee who finds refuge in music

    Rami is a 21-year-old violinist from Homs, Syria who fled the turmoil-ridden country, and after a ghastly 4000 kms of journey, often on foot, finally finds asylum in Lahr, Germany; but his true refuge is in his love for music. He found…

  • Remembering Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941) is among the most significant creator to come from India in the late 19th and early 20th century. Credited to have reshaped Bengali literature and Music, he is often referred as…

  • International Day of Yoga 2017 to be celebrated in Ahmedabad

    On June 21 entire globe will be celebrating International Yoga Day‘s 3rd edition, and Ahmedabad has been declared to host the national mega event of Yoga this year. The news flew right from the Prime Minister’s office after they announced…

  • Dubai – World’s First City to get its Font

      Image source: www.gulfbusiness.com Dubai city is not entirely sufficient with the world’s tallest building and the biggest shopping centre title and has now collaborated with Microsoft and designed its font and became the world’s first city to do so.…

  • IKEA in Search of Store Sites in Gujarat

    Image source: www.indiarep.co The world’s largest furniture and furnishings retailer that started producing self-assembly furniture in bulk in 1943 is planning to come to Gujarat. Currently, IKEA has decided to invest more than Rs. 10,500 Cr in the Indian furniture…

  • Shortlisted entries for Man Booker Prize 2017

    To recognise the best author of the year, the Man Group sponsors the Man Booker Prize for Fiction with £1000 to the shortlisted six and £50,000 to the winner. The prize is declared to books written in English language and the…

  • ‘Fearless Girl’ challenges the ‘Charging Bull’ of Wall Street

      Source: www.world-arts.com The 7100 pound weighing Wall Street’s famous charging bull sculpture, which showcases the sentiment of strength, energy and unpredictability of stock market, is now facing the 50 inch Fearless Girl structure right in front of its path.…

  • An opportunity to own a Picasso in $5000

    Pablo Picasso died in 1973 and left millions of dollars’ worth of art in the name of her granddaughter, Marina Picasso. For people who still live under a stone and doesn’t know about Picasso’s multimillion art markets, well just FYI…

  • Whatsapp Status Update!

    An Instant Messenger that will turn every user into a story teller! WhatsApp, one of the most popular instant messaging app, has released the latest update on board where a registered user can safely share images, videos and gif graphics…

  • The 59th Annual Grammy Awards : Key winners and Indian Connection

    Los Angeles, the home of Hollywood, hosted the 59th Grammy Award on February 12, 2017. Some of the biggest songsters, musicians and artists were present from the music industries across the globe. Music released during October 2, 2015, to September…

  • Nation Weeps on the sad demise of Om Puri Sahab

      It was a shock for fraternity when the news of sudden demise of veteran and versatile actor Om Puri started flashing. He left for heavenly abode on January 6, 2017, due to a cardiac arrest. The traumatic tornado of…

  • Aladdin the Musical Play now on Broadway

    Aladdin comes to Broadway. The renowned musical, released in 1992 is now all set to be featured as a fantastic theater performance by Disney. The play will be directed by famous Casey Nicholaw from “The Book of Mormon” and will have fantastic performances…

  • AR Rehman Running for Oscar Race this year with Pele

    The best example of ‘The world is your market now’ is Indian creativity getting nominated at global accolade ceremonies. The AR Rehman melodious magic is revived again through his fantastic music composition in the movie ‘Pele: Birth of a Legend‘.…

  • India is Celebrating the World Heritage Week

    Patan: A view of “Rani ki Vav” on World Heritage Week at Patan, Gujarat on Thursday. From 19th to 25th November, the world will adore and spread words of awareness about the magnificent heritage structures around us on the World…

  • The Big Bang in Digital Art is here: Microsoft Paint 3d

    Microsoft recently released its first edition of the new Paint 3d application for windows 10, wherein a user can select 2d images to amalgamate 3d objects within them. The interface is extremely user-friendly unlike the other 3d art applications, where…

  • A Music Album not for Humans

    Cellist and musician David Teie, a soloist with America’s national symphony orchestra, has created the first ever music album specifically for cats to listen to. So the question is, ‘does it actually work?’ Well as an experiment the cat that…

  • Nobel Prize in Literature awarded to Bob Dylan

    In Succession with Blake, Tagore and Yeats, American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for ‘having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition’. Bob, who was considered only as a musician by many,…

  • The Kindle of Visual Art

    Gone are the days when your walls were lurking for a beautiful painting and you were scared that it would burn a hole in your pocket. The Meural is a digital canvas, which you can hang on your walls and…

  • Rest in Peace Sir Syed Haider Raza

    Syed Haider Raza alias SH Raza the legendary modern artist who hails from India has passed away today at the age of 94 due to old-age related ailments. The Painter who worked in France since 1950 has painted mainly abstracts…

  • Nalanda University now a World Heritage Site

    Recently during the 40th Session of The World Heritage Committee Meeting in Istanbul, the history was written when three Indian sites were included in the heritage list within a single session. It is a great moment to have Nalanda University, the…

  • Under new coach Anil Kumble, Team India bonds over music

    New coach Anil Kumble has brought a refreshing and unique team bonding activity for Indian Cricket Team. With the help of acclaimed actor-musician Vasundhara Das’s group ‘Drumjam’, Team India was recently found playing drums in a group. It is believed…

  • Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary

    image source : internet David, who is lecturer, author and editor of several language and linguistics books, has collaborated with his son Ben, who is an actor, writer and a producer and prepared this illustrated dictionary which gives a perfect…

  • Pokemon Go!

    A game made by Niantic Labs and The Pokemon Company known as Pokemon Go, which is supposed to be played literally on the go, through maps. Not released in India yet, this sensational app is topping the App Store’s ‘Top…

  • Vincent Van Gogh comes alive in ‘Loving Vincent’

    First feature film of its kind, wherein each frame is actually an oil painting. Loving Vincent took efforts of more than 100 artists fluent in Van Gogh style to hand print this movie. The reel rolls with 12 paintings per…

  • Golf returns to Olympics at Rio

    The first South American country that is hosting an Olympic, the city won its bid against Tokyo, Chicago and Madrid. Cumulatively around 10,500 athletes from 206 countries will be participating in this 17 days Olympiad, competing across 306 event. And…

  • Ancient Cave Art of Somalia is in Danger

    Laas Geel the ancient cave formation art located in the Somaliland is a 5000 year old cave art form, which was discovered in 2002 by a French archaeology team. The caves are said to be the best preserved and oldest…

  • The art side to Brexit

    The Great Britan has chosen to exit the European Union (EU), which has dropped the pound valuation drastically in compared to the Euro. The art of Great Britain is predicted to sustain due to the emotional bonding of it with European…

  • Walk on water with Christo’s art

    It’s not a painting, it’s not a sculpture. You need to walk on it…feel it with the sun, with the rain, with the wind, it’s physical, not virtual’, says artist Christo Vladimirov Javacheff. He has made a runway on Lake…

  • 176 year old photo studio in Kolkata goes dead.

      Bourne and Shepherd, one of the world’s oldest running photo studios is closing forever this Thursday. Established in 1840 by famous British photographers William Howard, Samuel Bourne and Charles Shepherd was lastly run by Jayant Gandhi, who said “Things…

  • LIDAR Scan Reveals Angkor’s historic city

    LIDAR sends out a million laser points to create a digital outline of the land’s surface. Scientists are using these high-tech renderings to uncover the secrets of Angkor Wat and the original metropolis that once surrounded it. Angkor Wat, in…

  • Euro Cup 2016

      The football fever is on and after 4 years Union of European Football Association (UEFA) has organized the Euro cup 2016 at France. The men soccer tournament will commence on June 11 at 12:30 AM (ISD) and will close…

  • The wait is over, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

      The 8th official instalment in the Harry Potter book series, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is going to be a stage play scheduled on July 30, 2016 at the Palace Theatre, London, England. And the special rehearsal edition…

  • An app for Shakespeare lovers!

      The Tempest is the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone and now the Shakespeare admirers have a gilded opportunity to experience the play on their app. Why read the play when you can experience it. Stage actors from USA…

  • creativeyatra.com launches its Youtube channel

    We are glad to share with our patrons, that we are launching our Youtube  channel. At CY we are committed to serve diverse tastes of varied content consumers; which made us initiate an original video section called #storybytes . We…

  • Muhammad Ali dies, the legend stays..RIP

    The Louisville Lip, Aka Muhammad Ali, one of the best boxers of all time left for the heavenly abode on 3rd June 2016 evening. Ali was suffering from Parkinson’s disease from past 3 decades and was getting treated for respiratory…

  • The Post-it creativity battle

        A new battle has taken over New York City offices, where employees post creative designs, art forms and doodles on their office windows with none other than colourful post-its. It is kind of a friendly competition between corporate…

  • ‘Time Waterfall’ in Hong Kong

    This years Art Basel featured the massive light installation titled ‘Time Waterfall’ by Japanese Artist Tatsuo Miyajima. The installation was done on the facade of International Commerce Centre, Kowloon Station and it was showcased between March 21 and March 26,…

  • A hospice choir that heals the ills

    A group of 8 old ladies at Massachusetts, who volunteer by singing for the chronically ill people are creating wonders. They believe through music and melodies they can bring optimism within the patient’s suffering. They also believe that music has…

  • Toys ‘arms race’ has made Lego violent: Online reports

    One of the world’s most creative toys that teach children constructive skills has now started including weapons to retain children’s attention in the digital age. The first Lego castle toy kit that was manufactured with a violent streak was in…

  • World’s First World Humanitarian Summit in progress.

    After the Second World War it is the first time that more than 1.5 billion people are in need of human welfare aid from different regions of the world. The United Nations have decided to gather delegates of 135 countries…

  • The Earth has 422 trees per person

    The Global Tree Per-Person ratio suggests that earth has 422 trees per person, which is still less! Did you know that it takes 61 trees to make oxygen for a single person, who breathes on Earth. The current climatic change…

  • Street Performers in Boston, US, demanding a fair play.

    Boston’s street performers are at loggerheads with government for a new space allocation system. The allegation by the government officials and authorities suggest that at Faneuil Hall, which is one of the most visited tourist destination the Drummers and break-dancing Street…


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If photographers today wish to cover an age-old festival popular in a remote village, all they need to do is google for details. Date, place, time, schedule, it’s all listed on the well-designed website. Camera bag and lens in order,…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/IMG_2008.jpg 37th Saptak Annual Music Festival peaks during the weekend!

Day 7 ends with audience saying ‘Wah Ustad’ The seventh day of the music festival featured three concerts namely a violin recital by Vidushi Kala Ramanathan, Gundecha brothers presented drupad music and a Santoor recital by Shri. Rahul Sharma accompanied by…

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It was July. This time, the monsoon was heavy and the moisture-laden air had dampened everything. But for the streak of yellow light originating from the street lamp, the room was dark.   He got up again with his toe…

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Prayer by Nahnalal અસત્યો માંહેથી પ્રભુ! પરમ સત્યે તું લ‍ઈ જા, ઊંડા અંધારેથી, પ્રભુ! પરમ તેજે તું લઈ જા; મહામૃત્યુમાંથી, અમૃત સમીપે નાથ લ‍ઈ જા. તું-હીણો હું છું તો, તુજ દરસનાં દાન દ‍ઈ જા. પિતા! પેલો આઘે, જગત વીંટાતો સાગર…