“Putola Nach”: Assamese string puppetry used in the Covid-19 awareness campaign

What is the News? An Assam-based trust is promoting string puppetry called Putola Nach, amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Anamika Ray Memorial Trust(ARMT), an Assam-based trust in collaboration with UNICEF-Assam has produced three short videos using Putola Nach puppetry. These stories aim to create mass awareness of Covid-19 appropriate behaviour. Putola Nach: Firstly, Putola Nach is… Continue reading “Putola Nach”: Assamese string puppetry used in the Covid-19 awareness campaign

“Tholpavakoothu” the shadow leather puppetry to be Performed using Robots

What is the News? For the first time, Tholpavakkoothu, the famous shadow leather puppetry will tell the stories of the Ramayana with the help of robots. Tholpavakoothu Tholpavakoothu is a form of shadow leather puppetry that is practiced in Kerala. It is also known as Nizhalkkoothu and Olakkoothu. Temple art form: It is a traditional… Continue reading “Tholpavakoothu” the shadow leather puppetry to be Performed using Robots

Govt approves inclusion of four indigenous sports in Khelo India Youth Games 2021

Source: Click here News: Sports Ministry has approved the inclusion of four indigenous Games to be a part of Khelo India Youth Games 2021.The games include Gatka, Kalaripayattu, Thang-Ta and Mallakhamba. Facts: Gatka: It is a traditional martial art form originated from Punjab.It is associated with the Nihang Sikh Warriors and is used both as self-defense… Continue reading Govt approves inclusion of four indigenous sports in Khelo India Youth Games 2021