Amid coronavirus pandemic, historical theatre shows in Greece go online ahead of bicentennial celebrations
To commemorate the bicentennial of the 1821-1832 Greek War of Independence, several historical theatre productions were lined up in Greece, including the Greek National Opera’s new production of “Despo,” one of the events marking 200 years since the war that resulted in Greece’s independence from the Ottoman Empire and rebirth as a nation.
Decade after Tohoku quake, a look at how the Japanese rebuilt the region amid govt apathy, radiation fears
Despite the setbacks and uneven progress, the Tohoku of 2021 is a testament to a collective force of will — national, local and personal.
Many rites, traditions and observances continue to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic, more than a year after the disease was first identified.
These hour-long walks are being curated by Mumbai-based Khaki Tours in collaboration with the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) and are conducted over the weekends on Saturdays and Sundays.
From Oedipus to Yeh Bhi Jungle, Woh Bhi Jungle: A look at theatre productions under the Alkazis over the years
Feisal Alkazi's book Enter Stage Right contains rare archival pictures of scenes from theatre productions by the family over the years. View them here:
From the Chennai Photo Biennale, images that celebrate the everyday, unsung heroes of a pandemic year
In collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry, Chennai Photo Biennale launched a nation-wide open call for photo-stories to celebrate the everyday unsung heroes of India. The entries are then put up on display on www.my2020hero.in as a virtual exhibition.
In her book Gandhi in the Gallery, Sumathi Ramaswamy explores why and how India’s modern and contemporary artists have over the past century sought out Gandhi as their muse and invested in him across a wide range of media from painting and sculpture to video installation and digital production.
Noted German-Argentine photographer Gerardo Korn combines his eternal love for Buenos Aires, the so-called Paris of South America with his childhood fascination for cars. Some of the models featured in his project include the likes of Torino, Dodge, Rambler, Peugeot, Chevy, Chevrolet, among others, of the late 1960s and '70s.
A fundraising initiative, titled 'For the Love of Beirut', is led by Ruwa and Gulf Photo Plus in partnership with Beirut Center of Photography, In My House, and Jadaliyya to celebrate love and an intimate appreciation for Beirut, and to support the communities affected by the blast.
These illustrations and verses are reflections on the sheer helplessness and lack of access to necessary resources among the migrants in Aldona as well as the fruitlessness of pity and sympathy so often accorded to the needy by the privileged classes.
Over a period of three-and-a-half-years, journalist Sanket Jain has captured the lives of migrant labourers, potters, broom-makers, agricultural labourers, stone-workers, among others in a series of photographs. These images, from at least 10 different villages, look at their back-breaking occupations and capture some of the lighter moments in their lives.
From Jacqueline Kennedy in March 1962 to the Obamas in 2015, Indian-American state visits over the years.
On 27 January 1945, the Soviet Red Army liberated the Auschwitz death camp in German-occupied Poland. To mark its 75 years, many survivors from across the world were scheduled to travel to this site for official anniversary commemorations.
Delhi's smog causes authorities to declare emergency, but city residents go about their day — unguarded
In Delhi, there seems to be a lack of awareness about the air pollution and ways to protect oneself against it. The worst affected are migrants and daily wage labourers, who are exposed to the pollution because of the nature of their jobs
Marks of demonstrations against the government continue to be spotted in Hong Kong as vociferous protests against the bill escalate in the city. Memos and posters hang at Tai Po on what have come to be known as 'Lennon Walls' in the city.
Traversing through Shillong, Delhi and Udupi, Reading Spaces attempts to explore the intimate and interactive relationship between readers and their environments.
In Cameroon, teenage girls defy filial restrictions, societal prejudices to play and excel in football
With Cameroon's Indomitable Lionesses becoming one of three African teams to qualify for the Women's World Cup, girls in the country's capital, Yaounde, have also taken to playing football even as it continues to be largely considered a man's sport in the country
As China imposes strict censorship and blocks any mention of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, people try hard to prevent this part of history from being erased.
Cyclone Idai washed away houses in the Cheia village of Mozambique, displacing people and unsettling lives.
There are almost a million youngsters hoping to find fame through K-pop, among them a vast Japanese talent that is reshaping the industry at a time of political acrimony between the two countries.