Mithila Art of Nepal

Vibrant colors, deception of animals, plants, and everyday life of people to the mythological narratives are the features of Mithila art. But the most important aspect of about this art is that women strictly have a monopoly over it. So...

Significance of the Month of Shrawan in Nepal

The Nepali annual calendar is full of life and filled with celebrations and festivals enjoyed by communities from different castes, ethnicities, and religions. Shrawan (July/August), the fourth month of the Nepali calendar, reflects greenery in the environment and in the...

Experts from South Asia Discuss ICH Education in Bangladesh

Living heritage is viable through transmission that takes place in various formats and places. Transmission of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) occurs within formal education((Formal education is education delivered in a systematic intentional way, especially within a school. Non-formal education refers...

Call for Applications: Sahapedia-UNESCO Fellowship 2019

To provide enthusiasts, students, and scholars an opportunity to engage with and explore India’s rich cultural heritage, Sahapedia announced the third edition of its fellowship program. Sahapedia is a not-for-profit society and a knowledge enterprise offering an open encyclopedic resource...

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